CapNY Transplant: From England to CapNY, Rachel Malik

People from all over the world call CapNY home. In this segment of CapNY Transplants, we highlight Rachel Malik, entrepreneur, who recently moved to CapNY to East Greenbush from overseas. Why did you relocate, Rachel? I relocated to the region in April 2022 to join my husband who has been living here for a coupleContinue reading “CapNY Transplant: From England to CapNY, Rachel Malik”

CapNY Changemakers: Deshanna Wiggins, CEO of the Albany Black Chamber of Commerce  

In the Capital District we have many individuals who are looking to improve our larger community in terms of mental and physical health, wealth, and connectivity. Here at CapNY we call those champions of advancement changemakers. One champion of change we’d like to highlight is returning Upstate NY native Deshanna Wiggins, CEO of the AlbanyContinue reading “CapNY Changemakers: Deshanna Wiggins, CEO of the Albany Black Chamber of Commerce  “

CapNY Changemakers: Introducing J’Vanay Santos

Being known affectionately (or maybe sardonically depending on the mood) as Smallbany, the Capital District is known for having a close-knit community with limited offerings but those of us in the know know that this is a misconception. Millennials have been working overtime to give this region a much needed reboot, bolstering niche communities rifeContinue reading “CapNY Changemakers: Introducing J’Vanay Santos”

From Westchester to CapNY, A Transplant Story

Gabby Lichtenberg is a perfect example of the power of the CapNY network. And that network is open to anyone, whether you’re a lifetime resident or find your way here as a transplant.  Making the Move Lichtenberg, 37, and her husband moved to CapNY in 2017 from Westchester. They were spending enough hours a weekContinue reading “From Westchester to CapNY, A Transplant Story”

From Ohio to CapNY: A Transplant Story

Alex and Sam both grew up in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Ohio State University. Alex graduated with a degree in chemical engineering, and Sam with a degree in public affairs journalism, from Ohio State in 2021. After graduation, Alex had secured a job offer with Regeneron, and Sam didn’t have a job,Continue reading “From Ohio to CapNY: A Transplant Story”

Anthony D’Argenzio: Hudson Valley Entrepreneur

Anthony D’Argenzio was named one of The 100 Most Creative People in the U.S. by Country Living Magazine. His work has been featured in Condé Nast Traveler, Domino, and Architectural Digest. Why does Anthony love CapNY? READ ON! Photo by: Winnie Au “I’ve always been interested in upstate New York and the Hudson Valley,” saysContinue reading “Anthony D’Argenzio: Hudson Valley Entrepreneur”

CapNY Transplant: Jeffrey Mirel, Rosenblum Companies

Jeff Mirel is the Founder of Albany Barn, Inc. a non-profit which operates creative arts incubators in Albany and Schenectady, AND a Principal of Rosenblum Development Corp. Plus, he’s a die-hard CapNY enthusiast. Originally from Westchester County, Jeff moved to CapNY in 2004. He lives in Albany’s upper Washington neighborhood with his wife and twoContinue reading “CapNY Transplant: Jeffrey Mirel, Rosenblum Companies”