Peter Gannon was appointed president by the Board of Directors in June 2010. He is responsible for all strategic planning, marketing, fundraising and tenant management. He originally joined the Arsenal Partnership as vice president in 2009. Prior to joining the Partnership, he served as Director of Operations in the Town of Colonie and Director of Communications to Assembly Majority Leader Ron Canestrari. Peter earned his undergraduate degree in public communications from the College of Saint Rose and his MBA from the Lally School of Management at RPI. He was a member of the inaugural class of the Leadership Tech Valley and, in 2011, was named one of the Business Review’s Forty Under 40. He is active in various community organizations including the Board of Associates at the College of St. Rose, the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society and Albany Pop Warner. In addition, he works as a member of the adjunct faculty at Schenectady County Community College.
Bob Mahoney joined the Partnership in 2006 as the Senior Project Manager involved in the company’s business development strategies, site planning, project execution and implementation of activities associated with location and management of commercial tenants at the Arsenal Technology Park at Watervliet Arsenal. Mr. Mahoney has 33 years of federal service with Watervliet Arsenal, where he held management and journeyman positions in business development, marketing, program management, quality assurance, and manufacturing.
Ms. Caruso has been with the Partnership since 2003 in an administrative role supporting the President’s general management of the corporation. Her responsibilities include contract administration, grant administration, supporting project management, marketing, site planning, tenant relations and overseeing the daily activities of the Partnership. She assists the President and the Board Chair with coordination and planning of Board and sub-committee meetings, including Corporate Governance, Audit Committee, Personnel and Compensation Committee. After earning a bachelor’s in Business Administration from Interamerican University, Ms. Caruso served as a production office coordinator in feature film production for major studios. Ms. Caruso currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Averill Park Education Foundation.
Doreen Dean joined the Arsenal Partnership in July 2007. Her background includes several years of federal service at the Watervliet Arsenal, as well as similar private sector duties. Immediately prior to joining the Arsenal Partnership, she was the Coordinator for an engineering consulting firm, and has also provided assistance to various non-profit organizations. Doreen currently functions as the Property Operations Specialist of the organization and handles project coordination and all property management needs of the Partnership. Additionally, she serves as the primary liaison between the AP Office and our tenant company contacts. Doreen is a 2013 graduate of the United States Department of Justice FBI Citizen’s Academy and a member of the Leadership Tech Valley Class of 2013. DDean@arsenalpartnership.com