While Albany International stands as a testament to Spencer's business accomplishments, distinguished awards and active engagement with educational and philanthropic organizations speak to his humanitarian achievements. He served as a director and President of the United Way of Northeastern New York and as a director of the United Way of New York State; he had a thirty-year involvement with the American Red Cross, serving as a director and chapter chairman of the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York, and for six years as a member of the National Board of Governors.Spencer was a trustee of Siena College, Albany Medical Center, and the Albany Medical College, as well as president and trustee of the State University at Albany Foundation and Vestry of St. Peter's Episcopal Church of Albany. Mr. Standish received numerous honors including the inaugural Capital Region Business Hall of Fame Award and Citizen Laureate from the University of Albany Foundation. Spencer Standish was a graduate of Albany Academy and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Textiles from the Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science and an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Albany Medical College. About Albany International Corp. Albany International Corp. is a global advanced textiles and materials processing company, with two core businesses. Machine Clothing is the world's leading producer of custom-designed fabrics and belts essential to production in the paper, nonwovens, and other process industries. Albany Engineered Composites is a rapidly growing supplier of highly engineered composite parts for the aerospace industry. Albany International is headquartered in Rochester, New Hampshire, operates 22 plants in 10 countries, employs 4,400 people worldwide, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (Symbol AIN). Additional information about the Company and its products and services can be found at www.albint.com.