Commerce and Community: Dec. 19, 2013
Saratoga Hospital adds three doctors
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Saratoga Hospital recently welcomed the following physicians to its medical staff:
• Dr. Matthias Solga, urology, received his medical degree from Charite Medical School, Humboldt University. He completed an internship at Helios Kilikum Berlin-Buch and a residency at Charite Humboldt University Medicine, all in Germany. Solga is in practice in Saratoga Springs.
• Dr. Jennifer White, internal medicine, is a hospitalist with Saratoga Inpatient Physicians. She received her medical degree and completed an internship and residency at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. White is board certified in internal medicine.
• Dr. William Montgomery, orthopedics, received his medical degree from John A. Burns School of Medicine.
He completed an internship and residency at University of Washington Medical Center and a fellowship at Cleveland Clinic. Montgomery is board certified in orthopedic surgery and is in practice in Albany.
BCI Construction adds 2 to staff
ALBANY — BCI Construction has announced the addition of Andrew Neubauer as a LEED accredited project manager who is also a New York state registered architect. Kiel Sadowsky has joined the team as an assistant project manager to the Albany-based commercial construction company.
Neubauer will be responsible for overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting and control while providing technical direction and enforcing compliance with quality standards.
He will also lend his architectural expertise to design-build projects for BCI.
Sadowsky will act as an assistant to the project managers while honing his skills in the industry by reviewing construction schedules, pay apps, change orders, submittals and construction contracts. He will also help oversee daily construction activities and coordinate with superintendents and other professionals associated with the projects.
Neubauer was most recently employed as an Architect by CSArch Architecture|Engineering|Const-
ruction Managament. Sadowsky comes to BCI from AKW Consulting, LLC where he was an assistant project manager.
Benke inducted into hall of fame
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Meg Benke, a professor and mentor at the SUNY Empire State College School for Graduate Studies, was inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame.
Benke has devoted her career to improving the quality of education and increasing access and choice for students. In addition, she has worked to advance professionalism in her field and as an advocate for adults at the state and national levels.
Benke joined Empire State College in 1991 and has served the college as acting president, provost, vice provost and dean of the college’s Center for Distance Learning.
Working with her colleagues at CDL, she led the effort to expand the college’s programs throughout the world.
Benke mentors and teaches in the college’s School for Graduate Studies’ master of arts in learning and emergency technologies and the master of arts in adult learning programs.
In addition, she currently serves on the state Regents Advisory Council on Institutional Accreditation.
A native of Pennsylvania, her education includes a bachelor’s in business administration from Youngstown State University, as well as a master’s in student personnel and a doctorate in student personnel, higher education, both from Ohio University.
Benke lives in Saratoga Springs and is active in the community, currently serving on the board of the Northeastern Girl Scouts of New York.