SEDC Welcomes Tori Riley
2013-03-05 - Dennis Brobston, President of the Saratoga Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) announced the newest member of the SEDC team, Tori Riley as the Director of Membership Services and Economic Development Specialist.
Riley will replace Linda Jones, who retired from the position in early January. Riley has extensive experience in economic and business development. Until recently she served as the President of the Washington County Local Development Corporation, which she joined in 2008. Prior to her role as President, she worked with Todd Shimkus at the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce as the Program Management Director, enhancing economic and community development in the Warren and Washington County region.
In 2008, Tori was named "20 under Forty" from the Glens Falls Post Star and has extensive civic involvement as a member of the Adirondack/Glens Falls Transportation Council, Lake George/Lake Champlain Regional Planning Board and the Saratoga Warren and Washington County Workforce Investment Board (WIB). She also serves as on the board of directors at the Glens Falls Civic Center Foundation and the Fort Hudson Health System. She is a 20 year member of the VFW Post 2475 and actively volunteers for Veterans and Senior citizens in the area. She and her husband Kevin own a farm in Fort Ann and operate a contracting business.
"We look forward to Tori joining our team on April 1." said Dennis Brobston. "Her background in business retention, expansion and community development makes her the ideal candidate for the Director of Membership Services and Economic Development Specialist." he said. "Not only do we expect that she will do a great job with member outreach and retention, she will be able to assist SEDC member businesses and employers throughout Saratoga County on their retention and expansion needs. She knows federal, state and local programs and financing tools which makes her a tremendous asset to our organization. We are also very excited about her background in Agribusiness and her ability to enhance the agricultural businesses and opportunities for farms throughout Saratoga County."