CapNY Connectors

Curious about life in CapNY? The CapNY Connectors will give you the inside scoop!

The best way to learn about New York’s Capital Region is from the people who call it home. Here you can find and connect with locals from across the eight-county region who share your interests and ambitions. Need community resources? Ideas for family friendly activities? Looking for that exceptional cup of coffee? Our Connectors are here for you!

Moving to another city/region/state is a difficult decision, and our hope is that you find a community where you feel at home. But, how do you know what to expect if you have limited (or no) experience with a particular location? Cue the CapNY Connectors! Our Connectors are volunteers who love living in NY’s Capital Region – and want to share that love with others. They work in diverse industries, pursue their unique interests, and come from all walks of life—and they all look forward to meeting you!

Our Connectors are happy to answer your questions and discuss their first-hand experience of what it’s like to work and live here. They’re deeply involved in the CapNY community and excited to share what they love about their home. Connect directly with them one-on-one to ask questions about life in CapNY — or reach out to us via the form below if you’re not sure yet who you’d be interested in speaking with. We’ll make the connection for you.

Check out the profiles below and find a Connector whose interests match your own!

Angelo Magliocca

Account Executive

The Albany Business Review

I enjoy talking about…

Restaurants

Sports

Job Market

Business Community

Networking

Brittany Lawton

Founder &
Chief Coffee Drinker
Highly Caffeinated Marketing

I enjoy talking about…

Restaurants

Coffee

Local Events & Festivals

Live Shows/Concerts/Theatre/Events

Business Community

Volunteer Opportunities

Chelsey Fu

Marketing Operations Manager
CAP COM
Federal Credit Union

I enjoy talking about…

Restaurants

Coffee

Outdoor Activities

Pet-Friendly Spots

Family Fun

Job Market

Networking

Volunteer Opportunities

Winter in CapNY


Gabby Fisher

Founder, co-mads
Co-Founder, Micropolitan
Matchmakers

I enjoy talking about…

Restaurants

Local Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries

Coffee

Job Market

Business Community

Networking

Volunteer Opportunities

Geoffrey Miller

Director of Corporate, Government & Foundation Relations
Russell Sage College

I enjoy talking about…

Restaurants

Coffee

Local Events & Festivals

Live Shows/Concerts/Theatre/Events

Job Market

Business Community

Networking

Volunteer Opportunities

Gladys Valverde

Advisory Associate

KPMG

I enjoy talking about…

Restaurants

Coffee

Outdoor Activities

Local Events & Festivals

Live Shows/ Concerts/ Theatre/ Events

Cost of Living

Networking

Volunteer Opportunities


Greg Barcomb

Senior
Account Executive

Ten Eyck Group

I enjoy talking about…

Restaurants

Local Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries

Coffee

Outdoor Activities

Family Fun

Sports

Job Market

Cost of Living

Commutes

Business Community

Networking

John Mackowiak

Vice President,
Public Relations
The Martin Group

I enjoy talking about…

Restaurants

Outdoor activities

Pet-friendly spots

Sports

Business Community

Volunteer Opportunities

Places of Worship

Kelly Person

Inspector General
Air Investigator
National Guard Bureau

I enjoy talking about…

Restaurants

Family Fun

Cost of Living

Commutes

Military Life


Sam Trimboli

Director of Shopper Experience
Price Chopper/
Market 32

I enjoy talking about…

Nightlife

Coffee

Job Market

Commutes

Business Community

Networking

Volunteer Opportunities

Social Clubs & Groups

Grocery Stores!

Sara (Turoczy) Babie

Workforce & Community Engagement Champion
Crisafulli Bros.

I enjoy talking about…

Coffee
Pet-Friendly Spots
Business Community
Networking
Volunteer Opportunities
Gluten Free Sweet Treats!

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Interested in learning more about representing CapNY as one of our Connectors?

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Not sure who to reach out to? Fill out the form below and we’ll make a match for you!

“When my husband and I first moved to the Capital Region from Portland, OR, we fell in love with the breezy and beautiful environment immediately. It fits perfectly with our lifestyles and raising our children here. Summer hiking, fall scenery viewing, winter skiing and spring road trips have brought pleasure all year round! Not to mention the professional development opportunities I’ve received are substantial. The Capital Region makes us thrive.”

Chelsey Fu, Marketing Operations Manager, Capcom Federal Credit Union