Emily Reilly, director of human resources at GlobalFoundries, will be the keynote speaker at Union's Annual Business Campaign (ABC) kickoff breakfast Thursday, Oct. 11, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at College Park Hall.
One of the world’s leading technology companies, GlobalFoundries is a key driver in the revitalization of upstate New York’s “Tech Valley." Last year, the company opened a $7 billion computer chip manufacturing plant in nearby Malta.
Reilly joined GlobalFoundries in March 2009. Before that, she spent more than 14 years with GE Advanced Materials and GE Energy in a number of engineering and human resources roles.
Reilly is a graduate of Cornell University, where she studied operations
research and industrial engineering.
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, Beyerl & Coan.