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Founder and Owner

Tress Capitol Advisors LLC
75 Mosher Rd.
Glenmont, New York 12077
United States

Company Description: Tress Capitol Advisors, LLC is a state government affairs firm located in Albany, New York. Our growing firm specializes in providing customized, hands-on services...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    New Government Affairs Firm

Education

  • Master's Degree
    State University of New York's Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
  • Siena College
  • Masters Degree , Public Affairs
  • St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing
  • St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing
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Tracy L. ...
tressadvisors.com, 9 June 2014 [cached]
Tracy L. Tress TRESS CAPITOL ADVISORS, LLC is a state government affairs firm located in Albany, New York. Our growing firm provides customized services to corporate and non-profit clients with the goal of maximizing their participation in New York State government. We specialize in government relations, public affairs and political strategic consulting.
Tracy L. Tress, Founder and Owner, has 17 years of experience in representing many health care interests, including mental health, substance abuse, institutional providers, health professionals, and a health policy think tank . She has also worked with labor groups, municipalities and early childhood health and education providers.
Tracy has a solid record of delivering for her clients. Whether its securing millions of dollars for health care facilities and higher education initiatives; enhancing health care consumer protections and access to care; or making the workplace safer for employees, Tracy knows how to talk to Albany's decision makers to get things done.
Tracy began her working career as a Registered Nurse in upstate New York. Upon receiving a Master's Degree from the State University of New York's Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, she worked with a top-ten Albany lobbying firm, where she managed the firm's health and human services portfolio.
What Sets Tress Capitol Advisors Apart As a practicing health care professional, Tracy learned the value of effective communication with patients, families, other health care professionals and management. She also learned, first hand, how policy translates into real actions that affect real people. This experience has formed her considerable depth in state health policy issues.
In her nearly two decades of lobbying experience, Tracy has developed incisive judgment that enables her to discern and implement the best strategies to fulfill her clients' needs. She is adept at distilling complex ideas into simplified, workable solutions that are embraced by both clients and decision-makers, resulting in successful outcomes.
Tracy Tress Forms New ...
tressadvisors.com, 1 Sept 2013 [cached]
Tracy Tress Forms New Government Affairs Firm
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GLENMONT, N.Y. - Tracy Tress, a veteran health policy advocate and lobbyist, today announced that she has formed her own government affairs firm, Tress Capitol Advisors.
Ms. Tress has extensive experience in representing clients from the for-profit and non-profit sector in a variety of issue areas. She said that one goal in starting the firm was to focus on cutting-edge policy developments in the health care sector, including behavioral health, which is undergoing significant changes.
"The health care sector is experiencing dramatic upheaval," Ms. Tress said. "The real world effects of policy changes are significant and growing. Stakeholders need all the help they can get in ensuring that their voice is heard in this new environment."
Ms. Tress was a senior government affairs representative at Malkin & Ross in Albany for 16 years, where she managed the firm's health and human services portfolio. She is a former intensive care unit nurse, who has specialized in representing health care institutions and professions, health policy organizations, special education entities, human services providers, patient advocacy organizations and municipalities.
"The first job of a Registered Nurse is to advocate for those who cannot advocate for themselves. Nursing has informed my work every step of the way and has fueled my passion for making certain that my clients always get a fair audience," Ms. Tress said.
Throughout her career, Ms. Tress has been a key player in several notable legislative successes, including: Establishing a funding source for the NYS Health Foundation; advancing the Women's Health and Wellness Act; ending mandatory overtime for nurses; creating a scholarship and loan forgiveness program for nurse educators; securing millions in funds for health care institutions; expanding access to prescription drugs for Medicaid recipients; and opposing changes to special education services that adversely impact children.
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Tracy has an acute strategic sense that enables her clients to achieve what is possible even in difficult policy environments. When legislation authorizing the Empire Blue Cross conversion was being crafted, it was Tracy who suggested salvaging 5% of the proceeds for the New York State Health Foundation, which has become an incredibly important resource for public health and health policy in this State."
Laura Caruso, Chief of Staff, 32BJ SEIU, said: "From the perspectives of a former client and from inside government, I know that Tracy cares about the merits, substance and politics of issues.
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Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, Executive Director, Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, said:"Having worked with Tracy for over a decade, I know first hand that she has been a tireless, dedicated advocate for vulnerable populations, including people living with HIV/AIDS and those struggling with addiction.
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Tracy has met this challenge by becoming a trusted voice in the state's health care debate. As a result, she has made a real difference in consumer access to care."
Tress is a native of upstate New York. She graduated from St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing in Amsterdam, N.Y. and Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y. After working as a registered nurse, she attended the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy and obtained a Masters Degree in Public Affairs.
Ms. Tress and her husband, Herschel Tress, M.D., have two sons.
Malkin & Ross
www.malkinross.com, 19 Mar 2014 [cached]
Tracy Tress Malkin & Ross
Tracy L. Tress 75 ...
tressadvisors.com, 9 June 2014 [cached]
Tracy L. Tress 75 Mosher Rd. Glenmont, New York 12077 Tel: 518-281-6911 or 518-813-4833 Email:ttress@tressadvisors.com
Image of Tracy ...
www.tressadvisors.com, 15 Oct 2013 [cached]
Image of Tracy Tress Tress Capitol Advisors, LLC is a state government affairs firm located in Albany, New York. Our growing firm specializes in providing customized, hands-on services to corporate and non-profit clients with the goal of maximizing their participation in New York State government. We specialize in government relations, public affairs and strategic consulting.
Tracy L. Tress, Founder and Owner Tracy has 17 years of experience in representing a broad array of clients on issues such as health care and including mental health and substance abuse. She has represented professional interests, labor, municipalities, early childhood education providers and has successfully advanced multiple higher educations initiatives on behalf of clients.
Tracy has a solid record of delivering for her clients. Whether its securing millions of dollars for health care facilities and higher education initiatives; enhancing health care consumer protections and access to care; or making the workplace safer for employees, Tracy knows how to talk to Albany's decision makers to get things done.
Tracy began her working career as a Registered Nurse in upstate New York. Upon receiving a Master's Degree from the State University of New York's Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, she worked with the top-ten Albany lobbying firm of Malkin & Ross, where she managed the firm's health and human services portfolio.
What Sets Tress Capitol Advisors Apart As a practicing health care professional, Tracy learned the value of effective communication with patients, families, other health care professionals and management. She also learned, first hand, how policy translates into real actions that affect real people.
In her nearly two decades of lobbying experience, Tracy has developed impeccable judgment that enables her to discern and implement the best strategies necessary to fulfill her clients' needs. She is adept at quickly distilling a complex idea into a simplified, workable solution that can be embraced by both clients and decision-makers. Another hallmark of the firm is Tracy's considerable energy and work ethic, which she utilizes in the everyday representation of her clients.
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