Business Foundation of the Finger Lakes
Poised to Shape the Future of Business in the Finger Lakes
Bringing together People, Resources and Opportunities
The Business Foundation of the Finger Lakes is a Not-for-Profit corporation, recognized as such by New York State and the IRS, under section 501c3.
The Foundation's purpose is: To provide resources for business vitality in the Finger Lakes Region, thereby positively impacting Finger Lakes Communities. To be part of emerging issues and creative solutions that will shape the future of business in the Finger Lakes. To support and promote resources for businesses in the Finger Lakes through the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce, including education, and workforce initiatives, programs, events, research, and promotion of business and non-business relationships.
The Officers of this exciting new venture are:
President: Jeff Friend, Lyons National Bank
Treasurer: Kristina Stamatis, Mengel, Metzger, Barr & Co
Chris Hubler, Canandaigua Insurance Group
Carl Steinbrenner, Steinbrenner Law
Other Directors include:
Sal Pitti, The Pitti Group Wealth Management
Ethan S. Fogg, Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce
The Foundation's work has only just begun, but we are excited by its potential and grateful to its early advocates. Details on a Founders Society, honoring early investors in the Foundation, will be released later this year.