Founded in 1919, Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance is recognized as one of the longest standing destination marketing organizations in the United States. We are an association of private-sector attractions, tourism-related businesses and county tourism offices working together to enhance and promote visitor businesses for the 9,000 square-mile Finger Lakes region of New York State.
Lead tourism economic growth and development through exemplary promotion of the Finger Lakes region as a world class destination.
Be the recognized leader for destination marketing strategies and resources in the Finger Lakes region.
Cynthia Kimble, President CindyK@FingerLakes.org
Cynthia Kimble, the former President of the Schuyler County Chamber of Commerce, was selected as FLTA's President in November of 2007. Kimble brings years of experience in marketing and financial management to her position. Cindy is a lifelong resident of the Finger Lakes region. She spent nearly 14 years at the Canandaigua Area Chamber of Commerce as Vice President, Financial Manager and BlueCross/Blue Shield Administrator. She also served as a Risk Management Supervisor for Paychex. Kimble holds a B.S. degree in Business Management from St. John Fisher College.
Jessica Robideau, Director of Marketing & Sales JessicaR@fingerlakes.org
Jessica, a Penn Yan native, realized after working in a Finger Lakes winery that marketing was something she wanted to learn more about and a field in which to establish a career. Jessica has had the opportunity to visit and work in a wide variety of areas and before joining the FLTA team, worked with organizations establishing marketing departments as well as assisting and consulting from a marketing perspective. She is excited to join the team at FLTA in order to promote the beautiful and diverse area she's proud to call home with highest level of commitment and excellence. Jess graduated with a B.S in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from LeMoyne College.
Karen Colizzi Noonan, Office Manager KarenN@fingerlakes.org
Before joining Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance Karen was an Executive Assistant to a New York State Senator for nine years. She is a life-long resident of Geneva, New York with a strong appreciation for the beautiful region she calls home. Karen has a special interest in the preservation of historic theaters and is a Past President of the Theatre Historical Society of America. She holds a degree in Marketing & Public Relations from Cazenovia College.
FLTA 2020 Board of Directors
Coleen Fabrizi - Chair
Corning's Gaffer District
Danielle Neuser - Vice Chair
Embassy Suites at Destiny USA
Michelle Hyde - Secretary
Clute Memorial Park
Matt Hufnagel - Treasurer
Joe Gober - Immediate Past Chair
Hilton Garden Inn - Auburn
David C Lane
The 1890 House
Beachcomber of Conesus Lake
Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce
Tioga Downs Casino & Resort
Enfield Manor Bed & Breakfst
At Large Representatives:
Cayuga Lake Scenic Byways
Campground Owners of New York
Finger Lakes State Parks
Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council
Laury Ellen Poland
Finger Lakes Wine Country