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Ashley Mohl

Ashley Mohl
Interim President

Ashley has more than 15 years of experience in the economic development field, specializing in small business assistance and strategic initiatives. Ashley leads a team of economic development professionals implementing the Corporation’s business attraction and retention efforts, grant administration and  development of strategic programs and initiatives in support of strengthening the City’s local businesses and many commercial districts. Read more.


Andrew Biggane PhotoAndrew Biggane  
Director of Finance & Operations

Andrew manages Capitalize Albany’s fiscal, operational and human resources, procedures and processes.

He comes to Capitalize Albany Corporation with more than 15 years of experience overseeing financial management, banking, and investment operations for leading organizations in upstate New York. Read more.



Michael Bohne, APR
Communications & Marketing Manager

Mike is a proud City resident living in downtown Albany and enjoys a walkable commute to the office in the morning. As Communications & Marketing Manager Mike facilitates the Corporation’s public relations management function — provides expertise in message development, media relations, manages the Corporation’s publications, website, social media, and other news sources. Our communications enhance our programs, amplifying our abilities to create, retain, and attract business in the City of Albany. Prior to joining the team at Capitalize Albany Mike worked as a public relations consultant. Read more.


Andy Corcione, Economic DeveloperAndy Corcione
Director of Real Estate Development 

Andy serves as the Director of Real Estate Development at Capitalize Albany Corporation. His practice area focuses on supporting citywide commercial real estate development and investment.  Andy also serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the City of Albany Industrial Development Agency where he works closely with Agency applicants to assist with new construction and redevelopment projects in Albany’s target growth sectors. Prior to this role, Andy managed the Corporation’s in-house grant programs that focus on financing development in the City’s downtown and neighborhood commercial corridors and supporting small business growth. Read more.


Emma Fullem
Economic Development Specialist II

Emma serves as a Economic Development Specialist at Capitalize Albany, supporting administration of grant programs, business development efforts, and real estate development in the City of Albany — supporting the Corporation in creating and maintaining an inviting, business-friendly environment in the Capital City and playing a key role in the Corporation’s strategic initiatives.

Emma lives in the City of Albany and brings five years of entrepreneurial experience and involvement in the local business community to the role. Read more.


Renee McFarlin
Senior Economic Developer II

Renee serves as senior economic developer, managing grant administration, assisting business attraction, local business support and programming in the City of Albany.

Prior to joining the team at Capitalize Albany Renee served as Clinton County’s Economic Development Director, and Executive Director of the Clinton County Industrial Development Agency. She also spent three years working for a member of the House of Representatives, where she worked extensively with the regional constituency on identifying, applying to, and administering grant programs for infrastructure and economic development projects in the Congressional District. Read more.


Cassidy Roberts
Program Assistant

Cassidy serves as a Program Assistant at Capitalize Albany Corporation, furthering the development of Capitalize Albany grant programs, supporting business development and administration while building relationships with local businesses in Albany and the Capital Region.

Before joining the team at Capitalize Albany, Cassidy worked as a Project Manager at Entrepid Corporation, a global systems integrator specializing in data recovery solutions. She also spent time conducting research with local Albany businesses to better gauge the potential impacts of hybrid work environments during the Covid-19 pandemic, discovering her passion for supporting small business development in the process. Read more.


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