Jane Badger has joined the Adirondack Chamber of Commerce program and events coordinator.
Badger was most recently a U.S./international sales representative for Original Works, in Stillwater. For the past 11 years she has assisted schools in the U.S. and abroad, with art-based fundraising programs. As an account representative and graphic designer with Behan Communications for the previous six years, she was involved in client relations, project/event planning and marketing.
For three years prior, she was the marketing project manager for Glens Falls National Bank. Badger was also a past Art Department manager for CB Sports in Glens Falls.
Originally from Eden, N.Y., Badger earned her bachelor’s degree from Nazareth College in Rochester. She has lived in the community for over 30 years and is an active member of Harrisena Community Church, as a choir and worship committee member. She has also volunteered for many local events including the Queensbury Relay for Life, Double H Ranch and the Juvenile Diabetes and Water Walk.
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C.T. Male Associates Engineering, Surveying, Architecture & Landscape Architecture, DPC announced three new hires.
Christopher Ormsby was hired as a staff geologist in the Environmental Services Division. Ormsby will be responsible for conducting various geologic field investigations related to Brownfield sites, petroleum spills and landfill monitoring.
Ormsby earned a master of geology degree from Georgia State University. He previously worked for Flint Industries Inc. in Georgia as a fabricator.
Justin Campbell was hired as a wetlands specialist/environmental scientist in the Environmental Services Division. He will be responsible for field wetlands delineation work and biological assessments.
Campbell earned a master of architecture degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor of science degree in environmental science from Western Washington University. He previously worked for Fenstermaker & Associates as an environmental scientist and was responsible for environmental due diligence reporting, compliance and field assessments.
Olya Prevo-White as solar project manager in the Energy Services Division. She will be responsible for managing C.T. Male’s growing solar PV consulting business.
Prevo-White earned a bachelor of administration degree in international relations from Mount Holyoke College. She previously worked for Martin Electric as a project manager/estimator and as a solar energy consultant for Alteris Renewables and Real Goods Solar. She is a NABCEP certified PV installation professional and licensed master electrician.
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Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Co. has expanded its senior management team with the addition of Andrew Wise as senior vice president of administration.
Wise will focus on project management for major company-wide initiatives, as well as strategic planning. He joins the bank with more than 26 years of operational and information technology management experience.
Wise earned his bachelor’s degree from Boston University’s School of Management. He is a state-licensed insurance broker. Active in his community, he serves as a board member for the Wesley Community and a member of the Saratoga Springs Lions Club.
The bank also hired Timothy Bartlett as trust officer.
Bartlett will focus on the administration of personal trust accounts while building and strengthening customer relationships. He joins the bank with nearly 10 years of experience locally in financial services.
Bartlett earned his bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College and his business law degree from Albany Law School. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2014 and is a member of the state Bar Association’s Trust and Estates Law Section.
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The Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne announced the appointment of Robert E. Blackman to its board of directors.
Blackman is vice president of business development at Realty USA in Albany.
Blackman will serve on the Executive Development Committee. In his capacity as a new board member, he will assist the Double H Ranch in garnering a stronger presence in the Albany and Capital Region communities and serve as an ambassador broadening the reach of our mission.
Blackman is a graduate of Siena College. He has been recognized by the Times Union as one of “A Dozen Who Make a Difference in the Capital Region” and recently completed a term as the board chairman at the Center for Economic Growth in Albany.
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Kristen Hanifin, a hospitality and tourism professional with nearly two decades of experience, is the new director of special events and convention sales for the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & Convention and Visitors Bureau.
She is an experienced destination, marketing and communication professional, possessing a proven record within the New York state hospitality and tourism industry.
She is also experienced in diverse, domestic and international industries, including hospitality/tourism, economic development, government, corporate social responsibility, and trade-show management, the Chamber said.
Hanifin has participated in the Southern Saratoga Chamber of Commerce Executive Leadership Institute Program of Distinction and served on the marketing committee for the state Interagency Tourism Task Force.
She earned a bachelor of arts degree, graduating magna cum laude, from Manhattanville College.