31st Annual Women of Excellence

Thursday, May 19, 2022 (11:15 AM - 1:30 PM) (EDT)


Presented by the Women’s Business Council 

Now in its 31st year, the Women of Excellence Awards honors a select group of women for their success in business and their contributions to the community. Six women who have achieved success in their professional careers and dedicated themselves to community service will join the prestigious ranks of the Chamber's Women of Excellence on Thursday, May 19. 

2022 Women of Excellence

Distinguished Career
Hon. Dr. Brenda Joyce Robinson, Black Nurses Coalition, Inc.

Excellence in Business
Tobi Saulnier, 1st Playable Productions 

Excellence in the Professions
Kathleen McLean, The McLean Group

Excellence in Business Development
Heather Ford, Wilmington Trust, a division of M&T Bank

Excellence in Management
Dr. Gladys I. Cruz, Questar III BOCES

Emerging Professional
Jaime Kazlo, CDTA

*Each year the selection committee changes, and is comprised solely of prior of Women of Excellence award recipients. 

Presenting Sponsors


Supporting Sponsors

Crisafulli Brothers Plumbing & Heating Contractors, Inc., Forework & Western Governors University   

Video Sponsor

Ellis Medicine

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As a sponsor of this year's Women of Excellence event, Times Union and Women@Work are offering Women of Excellence attendees a discount on membership. Use the discount code CHAMBER (all caps) and click here

Albany Marriott Hotel
189 Wolf Rd.
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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Debbie Erck
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Thursday, May 19, 2022 (11:15 AM - 1:30 PM) (EDT)
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