Friday, 21 March 2014 10:53

Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau Welcomes 2014 Board of Directors

Written by Staff Report
SARATOGA SPRINGS— On Thursday, March 13, the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau held their 29th annual meeting at the Saratoga Springs City Center. In addition to highlighting the successes of 2013 and their initiatives for 2014, the Bureau welcomed the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Elected to serve on the Executive Committee for 2014/2015 are Chairman Dan Fortier (Longfellows Hotel, Restaurant & Conference Center), Immediate Past Chair Patrick Pipino (Ben & Jerry’s of Saratoga Springs), Chair Elect Megan Hennessey (Courtyard by Marriott Saratoga Springs), Treasurer Shawn Goodway (The Saratoga Hilton) and At-Large Officer – Thomas Newkirk (Saratoga National Golf Course). Continuing to serve on the Board of Directors of the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau are; Mark Baker, Saratoga Springs City Center Dennis Brobston, Saratoga Economic Development Corporation Eugene Quirk, Adirondack Trust Insurance Gail Cummings, Danson, Skidmore College Cynthia Hollowood Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs Ron Ireland, Saratoga Golf & Polo Club Matt McCabe, Saratoga Guitar Michael O’Sullivan, The Saratogian Steve Porto, Gavin Park Todd Shimkus, Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce Robert Berrey, Gideon Putnam Resort Marcia White, Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) Steve Wilcox, Fingerpaint Marketing “Two thousand thirteen was our 4th consecutive year of growth in all measurable sales, service, membership and event categories. We had a tremendous year and I am especially proud of the effort our entire staff put forth along with the guidance and leadership of our Board of Directors and community partners”, said Todd Garofano, President of the Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau. The Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau’s Annual Report for 2013 can be found on the website at and then click on “The SCTB” on the toolbar of the home page.
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