Megan Daly was appointed to the ACCA board by Governor Cuomo in September, 2013. Megan is the Director of Economic Development and Procurement for the Port of Albany and is responsible for providing oversight and leadership on the commission’s economic, strategic, and grant development practices. She is also responsible for the commission’s procurement guidelines and practices.

Previously, Ms. Daly served in the Cuomo administration as Deputy Director of Regional Economic Development Councils where she coordinated the awarding of $740 million distributed in the program’s second round of funding awards and tracked more than $740 million in projects that were awarded in the first round of funding. She was also responsible for the tracking and spending of nearly $5 billion in leveraged investments and project activity.

She has also served as Deputy Commissioner and Vice President of the City of Albany Department of Development and Planning and the Capitalize Albany Corporation where she oversaw citywide economic, business and real estate development services. Megan has also served as a Senior Economic Developer for Albany County for three years.

Ms. Daly received both her bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies and Planning and her master’s in urban and regional planning at the University at Albany.