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 Hathaway, 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.
Suzanne Pinneo, Office & Sales Assistant SuzanneP@fingerlakes.org
Suzy is a native of Penn Yan, and her large family includes grape growers in the area. She’s excited to be a part of the team!
FLTA 2022 Board of Directors
Sue A. Poelvoorde - Chair
Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway, Inc.
Brittany Gibson - Vice Chair
Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Danielle Neuser - Past Chair
Embassy Suites at Destiny USA
Coleen Fabrizi - Secretary
Corning's Gaffer District
Matt Hufnagel - Treasurer
Americana Vineyards & Crystal Lake Cafe
Greek Peak Mountain Resort
Livingston County -- Vacated April 2021
Town of Hector / Smith Park
Early Owego Antique Center
Enfield Manor Bed & Breakfst
At Large Representatives:
Campground Owners of New York
Finger Lakes State Parks
Finger Lakes Wine Country
Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council