A highly successful businessman, certified public accountant, and respected community leader, Richard Kotlow’s contributions to the Capital Region are expansive.
Currently serving as a senior consultant to UHY, LLP and UHY Advisors NY, Inc., he officially retired from the accounting and business firm in 2012 after 40 years with the company in senior leadership positions including a decade as CEO. He also served as a board member for UHY International Ltd., a top 25 global network of professional services firms.
While he truly enjoys sharing his expertise with his industry peers, it is his involvement with the Capital Region community that brings him immeasurable satisfaction. He is currently serving as Past Chair of the Schenectady County Community College Foundation board of directors, is a former chair of the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau, and a past treasurer of the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District and Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center. Other committees he has served include the Bethlehem 2020 Committee, Bethlehem Microenterprise Grant selection committee, and Capitalize Albany.
Mr. Kotlow has received several honors and awards in recognition of his service including, along with his wife, Kathy, the Albany JCC’s Pillar Award in 2016. He holds a bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts.
The Kotlows reside in Slingerlands, New York and have three children and four grandchildren.