Michael Fancher

Michael Fancher

M.A., CPA
Michael Fancher
Senior Staff Associate; Director, New York State CATN2

Contact

Phone Number:
518-437-8670
Office Address:
NFE
4236
Location
Albany
Faculty/Staff
Faculty
Departments
Nanoeconomics
College
College of Nanoscale Sciences

Read Professor Fancher's Nanotechnology Now Web site article: CNSE Addresses Unique Nanotechnology Challenges
 

Professional Background

  • Certified Public Accountant, New York State
  • M.A. (International Economics) 1988, University at Albany (SUNY)
  • B.S. (Accounting and Finance) 1982, Syracuse University
  • Deputy Budget Director (Project Development Finance), New York State Assembly Ways and Means Committee (1988-1997)
  • Accountant (Tax/Business Planning), Silverstein & Loftus, CPA, P.C. (1984-1986)
  • Accountant, Jacob Schulman & Co., CPA, P.C. (1983-1984)
  • Financial Planner (Personal & Corporate), IDS/American Express (1982-1983)

Awards

  • Governor's commendations for legislative achievement supporting business competitiveness and project development financing
  • Albany-Colonie Chamber of Commerce MIKE Award (Mentoring, Inspiring, Knowledge and Entrepreneurship) for contributions to local economic growth

Funding/Financing Experience

  • Economic outreach and business development supporting CNSE's and UAlbany's global educational, scientific, community and economic growth objectives
  • Project development financing and statutory authorization for industrial and university research, various public and private projects and regional innovation plans
  • Strategic business plan development including technology road mapping, outreach strategies and commercialization pathways.
  • Development of alternative technology partnership models and risk mitigation strategies for corporate and academic decision-making processes.

Project Development Achievements

  • Secured targeted and peer reviewed awards for centers, consortia, programs, projects, and initiatives through industry, university and government partnerships.
  • Implemented highly integrated statewide effort to attract advanced nanoelectronics R&D and manufacturing to state resulting in site selection by leading manufacturers.
  • Negotiated state economic development, higher education, transportation, housing, state procurement, regulatory reform, energy and environmental programs.
  • Designed economic development programs to assist strategic industries, strengthen regional infrastructure, and accelerate technology commercialization.

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