Hugh Johnson, one of the region's leading financial advisors, will be the keynote speaker at Union's Annual Business Campaign (ABC) kickoff breakfast Thursday, Sept. 12, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at College Park Hall.
Johnson, chairman and chief investment officer of Hugh Johnson Advisors in Albany, has more than 40 years of investment experience. He spent more than 25 years with First Albany Corporation, where he was the chief investment strategist and chief economist. A graduate of Dartmouth College and Southern Methodist University, he is an adjunct professor at the Lally School of Business at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
The ABC breakfast is a thank you to the supporters of the College's scholarship fund. Since 1993, hundreds of local businesses have contributed to the fund, which provides scholarships to students from Albany, Columbia, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schoharie and Schenectady counties.
ABC’s chairman is Richard Fuerst '96 of Higgins, Roberts and Suprunowicz.