New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced his appointment of Leecia Eve to deputy secretary for economic development and his recommendation of Gil Quiniones to be president and chief executive of the New York Power Authority, pending legislative approval. Quiniones is currently acting president.
Eve most recently was senior vice president and general counsel to Empire State Development Corp. Previously, she was the vice president for policy of the Washington, D.C., nonprofit No Limits Foundation. She has spoken nationally about the youth unemployment crisis and the need to invest in t infrastructure to improve economic competitiveness and create jobs.