Theresa M. Skaine, Esq., of counsel, Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC will be recognized in the category of Excellence in the Professions at this year’s Awards. A resident of Saratoga Springs, Skaine has practiced law for 26 years and currently leads the business planning group at Pierro, Connor & Strauss, focusing in the area of corporate law and commercial real estate law.
Regarding her recognition, Skaine said “Each Year, the Capital Region Chamber Women of Excellence Awards honor women for their success in business and their dedication to community service. For me, the recognition of my work in the community is paramount and I am honored and thrilled to be a recipient this year and to join the ranks of women impacting the Capital Region in meaningful ways.”
Prior to joining Pierro, Connor & Strauss as an of counsel attorney, Theresa formed Skaine & Associates in Saratoga Springs, which she continues to operate.
"This year's Women of Excellence Award honorees excel in their work and demonstrate a strong commitment to their families and community service," said Mark Eagan, Chamber President and CEO. “They are leading the way in their respective fields and we are proud to honor them as Women of Excellence."
“The Women’s Business Council of the Capital Region Chamber is honored to recognize these six women for their achievements and contributions to our business community,” said Emily Light, WBC chair. “This year we had an astounding number of applicants - all of whom were amazing. It was not an easy decision for the Selection Committee, but this year’s winners rose to the top. They truly personify excellence and are an inspiration to everyone around them.”
Due to the pandemic, the awards will be held as a hybrid. The event will be live streamed and except for sponsors and recipients, attendees will be able to celebrate with the recipients virtually.
The event's presenting sponsors are CAP COM Federal Credit Union, GE, MVP Health Care and New York Oncology Hematology. Artistry of Face, BlueShield of Northeastern New York and Crisafulli Bros. Plumbing & Heating Contractors, Inc. are supporting sponsors, Ellis Medicine is the video sponsor, and the media partner is the Times Union's Capital Region Women@Work.