Annual Gala

GlobalFoundries will be honored at the 2021 Gala.

A black tie optional event. All proceeds from this event will be directed to the expansion of HVCC North.

About GlobalFoundries
GlobalFoundries (GF) is one of the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers. With the construction of their Fab 8 chip fabrication facility in Malta in 2009, the company became on the Capital Region’s leading employers and a catalyst for economic growth.

For more than a decade, Hudson Valley’s Training and Education Center for Semiconductor Manufacturing and Alternative and Renewable Technologies (TEC-SMART) in Malta has served as an essential workforce training site for the company, and the growing GF workforce already includes hundreds of Hudson Valley graduates and student apprentices. GF also had partnered with Hudson Valley to inspire future generations of talent through Girls in STEM and FIRST Robotics initiatives and events.

Contact Us
If you have any questions, please contact the Foundation at or (518) 629-8012. We look forward to seeing you.

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Event Sponsors

We would like to thank the following for sponsoring this event:
NOTE: listing is as of 10/13/2021

Premier - Event Sponsor

Platinum - Dinner Sponsor

  • Gene Haas Foundation & Allendale MachineryGene Haas Foundation logoAllendale Machinery Systems logo
    Haas Logo

Gold - Cocktail Reception Sponsor

  • United Group of CompaniesUnited Group of Companies logo

Silver - Entertainment Sponsor

  • Mosaic Associates Architects DPC
  • Tri City Rentals

Bronze - Award Sponsor

  • Marshall & Sterling
  • Pioneer Bank

Table Sponsor

  • Capital District Educational Opportunity Center
  • Dunn Strategy Group
  • Ms. Michelle Hogan & Greg Sausville ‘91
  • Martin Electric
  • Microsoft
  • U.W. Marx Construction Company
  • The University at Albany Foundation

Friends of HVCC North

  • 1st National Bank of Scotia
  • CAP COM Federal Credit Union
  • Capital District Physicians' Health Plan
  • William '73 & Rosemary Fagan
  • Honorable Tom & Eileen Grant
  • Graypoint LLC
  • Neil ’91 & Lisa Kelleher
  • James '67 & Regina '73 LaGatta
  • National Grid
  • Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Pratt
  • Rensselaer County Industrial Development Agency

Honorary Committee

  • Honorable Jake Ashby ‘00
  • Judith Breselor
  • Karen M. Campbell ‘83
  • Honorable Dan ’10 and Darlene Casale
  • Allison Collins-Schroeder
  • Judith DiLorenzo
  • Mark Eagan
  • John & Pamela Eberle
  • Margaret Geehan, Ph.D.
  • Sandra Gorman ’88
  • Michael S. Green, Ph.D.
  • Gayle Healy, Ed.D. ‘91
  • Penny C. Hill ‘75
  • Brien ’78 & Cynthia ‘77 Hollowood
  • Suzanne Kalkbrenner
  • Leslie M. King
  • Kelly Klopfer & Joseph Volpe '82
  • Ian LaChance
  • Honorable John T. McDonald III
  • Honorable Steve McLaughlin
  • Mark B. Mitchell '74
  • Claudine Potvin-Giordano
  • Brian ’84 and Christina Sanvidge
  • Robert E. Sharp, D.D.S.
  • Honorable Paul Tonko
  • Tyese Traynham
  • Honorable Carrie Woerner