Downtown Albany BID Announces New Assistant Director

Downtown Albany BID Announces New Assistant Director


January 19, 2016

ALBANY, NY - The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) is proud to announce Schuyler Bull as their new Assistant Director. Mr. Bull will be managing the staff and overall day-to-day operations of the organization, while providing expertise on marketing, special events, and urban issues. He will also work with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to create and implement strategic planning initiatives to develop and sustain a vibrant downtown.

“We are delighted that Schuyler has joined our team,” states Georgette Steffens, Executive Director of the Downtown Albany BID. “His knowledge and energy will add to the exciting momentum that exists in downtown, with millions of dollars in development bringing real change to the fabric of our streets.”

Mr. Bull most recently served as director of marketing for the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, where he developed and implemented all marketing, media, and public relations strategies for the organization, elevating Albany’s status as an attractive tourism destination in the Northeast. In 2014, Schuyler was honored by Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) as a “30 Under 30” destination marketing professional.

Mr. Bull is a dual BS/MBA graduate of The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY, where he also currently serves as an adjunct instructor and vice-chair on the Board of Associates.

About the Downtown Albany BID:
From international corporations, regional giants and locally owned proprietors, downtown Albany is more than business as usual. Accented by the powerful currents of the Hudson River to the motivating forces in the State Capitol, downtown Albany stands in good company with some of the greatest names in business today. Over 250 companies call downtown Albany home and signs like IBM, Microsoft and Windstream are seen throughout our historic streets. Since 1996, the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) has worked to restore, promote and maintain the character and vitality and improve the quality of life and overall image of Downtown for those who work in, live in and visit the Capital City of the most famous state in the world. The Downtown Albany BID is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. For more information about the Downtown Albany BID please visit downtownalbany.org | @AlbanyBID or call 518.465.2143.