KeyBank Capital Region Market President Ruth Mahoney will be the keynote speaker at the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County’s Women in Business annual fall luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 18, at Van Patten Golf Club, 924 Main St., Clifton Park.
Lessons In Leadership is the theme of the event. Registration and a pre-reception runs from 11:15-11:45 a.m., with the luncheon and presentation slated for noon to 1:30 p.m.
There will be door prizes as well as networking opportunities.
Mahoney will share lessons she has learned along the way and incorporated into her life that have helped her become one of the region’s most respected and accomplished leaders. Her talk will touch on competition, overcoming obstacles and the importance of mentorship in growing a career.
Mahoney leads KeyBank’s regional economic and community development efforts, and oversees the Retail Bank in the Capital Region. Previously, she served as president of the Hudson Valley/Metro New York Market and sales leader for its Key Private Bank team. She originally joined Key in 1991 as a member of Key’s Management Associate Program. She has also worked for Bank of America in Albany, where she served as Private Bank senior vice president and city executive and global wealth management executive.
Mahoney formerly held Series 7 and 63 licenses and was a certified trust and financial advisor. A graduate of Marist College, she was a member and team captain for the school’s women’s basketball team, and the 1987 Irish National Junior Basketball Team. She serves as a board director for Albany Medical Center and the United Way of New York State, and is a board member of the New York Bankers Association and the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce.
In March, Mahoney was appointed co-chairperson of the Capital Region Economic Development Council (CREDC). She succeeded James J. Barba, Albany Medical Center president and CEO, who served as co-chair since October 2012.
She serves as business co-chair, joining Dr. Havidán Rodríguez, University at Albany president, as the CREDC continues its efforts to support and promote economic growth across the eight-county Capital Region.
Through seven rounds of the REDC initiative, the Capital Region has secured $521.9 million in state funding to support more than 700 projects. The CREDC is composed of Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington counties.
Wellspring is the centerpiece sponsor for the event. Event sponsors include St. Peters Health Sponsors, KeyBank, Combined Insurance, Peregrine Senior Living of Clifton Park, Holiday Inn – Saratoga Springs, JDog Junk Removal & Hauling and Cioffi, Slezak, Wildgrube PC, Attorneys and Counselors at Law.
Chamber member registration is $55. General admission for non-members is $65. Corporate tables are available for $400.
For more information contact Liz Roggenbuck at the Chamber at (518) 371-7748 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.