Board of Directors
Anthony serves as our new President for 2022. He is the Assistant Vice President & Branch Manager at Rhinebeck Bank in Fishkill.
Austin serves as Vice President. He is a Financial Advisor for Edward Jones, where he gladly helps local businesses achieve their financial goals.
Richard serves as the Webmaster for the Fishkill Business Association. In addition, he is the owner of Infinia Development, where he proudly services the Fishkill community.
Tara Quinn is delighted to join the Fishkill Business Association as the Event Coordinator. Tara's past marketing experience has allowed her to develop marketing strategies, social media expertise, event planning and execution for both corporate and private industry in the New York Metro area and the Hudson Valley. As a native to Cold Spring, Tara established her company Essential Hudson Valley over a decade ago. Essential Hudson Valley delivers Social Media management, clever content and photography that encompass and showcase the majestic beauty, rich history, unique destinations and culture of the region. Special emphasis has been placed on merging a cross section of small town eateries, cuisine, small boutique businesses, specialty events and local happenings. Tara is also a licensed insurance agent representing health, life and voluntary benefits. Her Hudson Valley based business, Benefits by Design specializes in the implementation of benefit packages for the local small business marketplace.
Jeanne Cotroneo Darrow
Jeanne is founder and CEO of Working With Words LLC, a woman-owned content marketing agency based in Fishkill and serving clients from Wall Street to Main Street. She also brings businesses and communities together through a platform of hometown magazines, including East Fishkill Living, which she launched in 2017.
Social Media Specialist
Amy Stillwaggon, affectionately known as the Paper Princess is the fourth generation owner, CEO, and driving force behind Newburgh Envelope since she took over in 2015. Prior to that, Amy worked for her father, Stuart and her grandfather Carl for nearly 10 years. Amy served in many aspects of the business including sales, networking, prospecting, marketing, public relations, volunteering, delivering of finished products and production. All of this experience is tapped on a daily basis as Amy helps bring her clients’ ideas to life!
Board Member At Large
Hi there! I’m Jessica Forlano, Board Member At Large, of the Fishkill Business Association. I have been serving on the board for about 5 years. You can find me most days, as co-owner with my husband, at the Dutchess Biercafe, on Main Street, next to Village Hall. Currently, we are under construction of a new bar/restaurant on Main Street. We hope to have our doors open in May 2022. Myself, my husband & our daughters Harp & Sofia have lived in the Village of Fishkill for 8 years, first coming from Brooklyn, then upstate. We couldn’t be happier to have established our home in Fishkill, NY!
Vice President Emeritus
Mike serves as Vice President Emeritus with 33 years on the Board. He is also the Event Coordinator for the Bill Sohan Rock Around the Clock. Mike is the owner of The White House. Plus he owns several other properties in Fishkill, as well as some in the surrounding areas.
Peg served on the FBA Board as Secretary for 25 years. She earned the title of Secretary Emeritus for her 25 years of dedicated and excellent service to the Fishkill Business Association