Amber L. Mooney
Manager of Government Affairs
Amber Mooney is a manager of government affairs, responsible for advocacy on consumer affairs, contract procurement, education/workforce development.
Her diverse background includes economic development, workforce development, education, and she has been involved with the entrepreneurial ecosystem in New York State in a number of capacities. Most recently, as the Industry Engagement Manager at FuzeHub, the statewide Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Center, she launched the Jeff Lawrence Manufacturing Innovation Fund, designed to spur technology development and commercialization throughout New York State. At FuzeHub, she managed outreach to the manufacturing community through business development activities, events, and other lead generation opportunities.
Prior to joining FuzeHub, she cultivated business and education partnerships for the Ballston Spa Central School District, particularly for its industry- and technology-focused NYS Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program. Previously, as a program manager at the Center for Economic Growth, the MEP affiliate for New York’s Capital Region, Amber crafted and implemented workforce development initiatives aligned with the region’s tech-led economic strategies.
In May 2016, she received the Albany Business Review’s “40 Under 40” award, a recognition of up-and-coming business leaders in New York’s Capital Region.
Amber received a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature from the University at Albany.