Linda DeCrescenzo, Project Assistant, manages Beacon Institute’s administrative office and Upper Hudson Research Center (UHRC) project in Troy, NY, in addition to coordinating and managing schedules for CEO and Director John Cronin and UHRC Project Director Bill Leitch. Responsible for the organization, oversight and progress tracking of project elements related to the UHRC, Linda also facilitates project-related outreach to state, county and city government entities.
Previous to her employ at Beacon Institute, Linda served as a legislative aide to the New York State Senate Majority Leader, responsible for constituent management and the issue areas involving education, veterans and transportation. She served as office liaison to the Senate’s central staff and key departments and worked to improve communication between various state agencies, their constituents and the business community at large.
Linda lives in New York’s Capital District region with her husband and son, attending Hudson Valley Community College’s Nursing Program.