Ostroff Associates Sponsors Event to Honor Leaders in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

In June 25, 2021

ALBANY, N.Y. – Capital Region leaders in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion were honored Friday in an event proudly sponsored by Ostroff Associates, and hosted by the Albany Business Review. 

The “Leaders in Diversity Equity & Inclusion” event was held virtually and attended by a host of Capital Region luminaries, including four individuals and four companies lauded for commitment to DE&I. They are: 

  • Yolanda Caldwell – chief diversity officer/director of the Women’s Institute Leadership, BOLD Women’s Leadership Network at The College of Saint Rose 
  • Gladys Cruz – district superintendent and CEO of Questar III BOCES 
  • Kathleen McLean – founder and president of The McLean Group 
  • John Robinson – founder and CEO of Our Ability 


  • Berkshire Bank 
  • The Center for Disabilities Services 
  • GlobalFoundries 
  • Nixon Peabody LLP 

 “The honorees’ commitment and hard work have truly made a difference in our community, and we are thankful,” said Diana Ostroff, managing director of Ostroff Associates. “Our greatest strength and most valuable resource are our people. When we bring people together with varying backgrounds and perspectives, a more robust discussion takes place – which leads to greater creativity and innovation.” 


About Ostroff Associates:  Experience, integrity and results define the work of Ostroff Associates, one of the premier and most successful government relations firms in NY. Providing services in lobbying, budget advocacy, procurement, strategic consulting, rules and regulations, compliance and communications, the Ostroff team has a proven 25-year track record of expertly meeting the needs of clients of every size in every field.