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March 9, 2014

Business briefs: March 9, 2014

Board elected

PLATTSBURGH — Sarah Stansbury, Roger Wright, Steve LaBombard, Patrick Holcombe, Ron Deragon, Jody Bourdeau Fountain and Michelle Fowler have been elected to the 2014 Clinton County Board of Realtors.

In total, the board is comprised of approximately 120 licensed real-estate professionals who are members of the National Association of Realtors, New York Association of Realtors and the Clinton County Board of Realtors.

The Clinton County Board is a professional trade organization providing its members with programs, service and education to enhance and safeguard their ability to successfully conduct business while maintaining a high standard of conduct as set forth by the National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics.

New staffer

PLATTSBURGH — Peru native Alyssa Felio has joined the staff of the North Country Chamber of Commerce as group marketing specialist for the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau.

In addition to assisting in day-to-day marketing activities, Felio will lead the Visitors Bureau’s efforts in attracting groups, motorcoaches and meetings to the area establishing the Adirondack Coast as a premier group travel destination. She will also play an integral role in planning and securing pro bass fishing tournaments on Lake Champlain with the City of Plattsburgh.

“The Visitors Bureau is excited to welcome Alyssa back to the Adirondack Coast and to the chamber staff. Her experience and enthusiasm will prove to be vital in her new role as group marketing specialist. We were searching for someone who understood the area, could help further the Destination Master Plan and grow the group travel segment — and Alyssa is a perfect fit,” said Kristy Kennedy, director of the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau.

Felio recently completed her master’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Hospitality at Johnson and Wales University and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing from Plattsburgh State. Before joining the chamber, she worked as a senior customer associate at Anthropologie while furthering her education. Prior to that, she held the role of game day marketing coordinator for The Kraft Group as well as many marketing positions at local businesses including The Orchard House Catering and p.o.d studio.

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