GOSHEN – The Orange County Partnership’s Director of Retention
and Expansion, Amanda Dana, has been named as the new tourism director
for Orange County Government and William Fioravanti, the Partnership’s
Director of Business Attraction has been named county economic development
County Executive Steven Neuhaus announced both appointments on Thursday.
Fioravanti, a resident of the City of Newburgh, “has vast and impressive
experience in business, community and economic development and I know
that he will be an asset to Orange County,” Neuhaus said.
Dana, a Town of Wallkill resident, has more than 25 years of sales and
marketing experience,” said Neuhaus.
Partnership President Maureen Halahan noted that the two individuals continue
the long list of alumni who have gone on to assume high-level positions
“to further promote progress in our economy and the quality of life
for our residents.”
Meghan Taylor, currently the Mid-Hudson regional director of the state’s
Empire State Corporation; Michael Torelli, director of business development
at Stewart International Airport; and John Lavelle, a prominent commercial
real estate broker and site selector, all came from the Partnership.
Two of its former marketing directors, Nancy Proyect and Andrew Komonchak,
are also key county players. Proyect is president of the Orange County
Citizens Foundation and Komonchak is a leader in the development of the
Purple Heart Hall of Honor in New Windsor.