The Saratoga Automobile Museum announced that Abby Ingraham was hired as the new director of development.
Ingraham’s background and diverse experience in account management and building partnerships is anticipated to strengthen and expand current museum fundraising and sponsorships. In addition, Ingraham will be responsible for overseeing the museum’s growing membership base.
Ingraham, a Capital Region native, attended The College of Saint Rose and holds a B.A. in public communications. She has worked for nonprofit associations over the past decade.
Her most recent position was with the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association in East Greenbush as director of associate memberships and partnerships. Prior to her role with the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association, Ingraham was a senior account executive for ISSA – The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association in Albany and Chicago.
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Mannix Marketing announced the addition of Cameron Cardinale to Mannix Marketing as a social media intern for GlensFalls.com.
Cardinale was hired as a social media intern in June, working closely with Liz Sutton, the social media manager at Mannix Marketing.
He drives traffic to local businesses through Instagram and is starting the first Glens Falls TikTok and Reel channels. His goal is to market fun things to do in the Glens Falls region to the next generation.
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BST & Co. announced a series of new staff appointments at the Capital Region-based financial and management consulting firm.
Maggie Fleming was appointed a senior associate in the audit and accounting unit.
Fleming is responsible for the planning, supervision and review of audit and other attest engagements, as well as the preparation of basic and complex financial statements and all deliverables to clients.
Bailey Zweifel and Dan Beebie were appointed associates in the tax department.
They are responsible for performing tax services for clients, including preparation of tax returns, projections and provisions.
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KeyBank has hired Erica Choi as its senior vice president and senior banker in commercial banking for the Capital Region.
Choi is responsible for business development, portfolio management and acting as trusted adviser for commercial banking clients in the Capital Region and Northeast.
Choi previously worked for Bank of America in Albany as a middle market relationship manager. She has also worked for the U.S. Small Business Administration in Albany, as a senior brand manager for Beech-Nut Brand in Amsterdam, and as a senior associate brand manager for Kraft Foods in Glenview, Illinois.
Choi earned her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and chemistry from the U.S. Military Academy and served in the Army from 2000 to 2005 as a counterterrorism officer, company executive officer and engineer battalion intelligence officer.
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Saratoga Hospital has been accredited as a Center of Excellence for minimally invasive gynecology—the first facility in Northeastern New York to earn this distinction, according to the hospital.
In addition, Drs. Siobhan Hayden and Anouk Lambers of Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – OB/GYN, are the first physicians in Northeastern New York to be accredited as Surgeons of Excellence in minimally invasive gynecology.
The accreditations were awarded by the Surgical Review Corp., a nonprofit patient safety organization that recognizes facilities and surgeons for providing superior patient care.
Hayden and Lambers have more than a decade of experience performing minimally invasive procedures, including robotic surgery, advanced laparoscopy and operative hysteroscopy. Both are skilled in using the da Vinci robotic surgical system to perform procedures to remove the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes, and uterine fibroids.
Minimally invasive procedures are increasingly preferred because they require smaller incisions and typically result in shorter hospital stays, faster recovery times, reduced pain and fewer complications. Most patients who undergo a minimally invasive gynecologic procedure return home the same day.
Saratoga Hospital offers robotic surgery for urologic, gynecologic, thoracic and general surgery procedures. Last year, the hospital invested $2 million to increase access to the most advanced robotic surgery technology. Two of the 10 operating suites in the hospital’s high-tech surgical pavilion are dedicated for robotic surgery.