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Board of Directors

The Chamber Board of Directors is made up of local professionals who love our villages and are committed to promoting our communities and the businesses within them. Our legendary chamber is over 100 years old – it was built by locals to support locals.
Laura Rey Iannarelli

Laura Rey Iannarelli

President

Rey Insurance Agency
Owner

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Laura is owner of the Rey Insurance Agency, a NYS Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) that serves nearly 3,000 clients in NY, NJ, CT and PA. In addition to serving on our Board, Laura is an active member of the Business Council of Westchester, the Green Business Partnership and several trade organizations. She served on the Steering Committee for The Village of Sleepy Hollow in 2018 and currently serves on the Agent’s Council for New York Central Mutual Insurance Company. In 2020, Laura was recognized by Westchester Magazine as “Best Insurance Agent.”

Jeff Meade

Jeff Meade

Treasurer

Northwell Phelps
Assistant Vice President of Operations

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Jeff Meade is an Assistant Vice President – Operations for Phelps Hospital – Northwell Health. Jeff has been at the hospital in Sleepy Hollow for over 20 years in a variety of roles following many years spent in community emergency services. Jeff’s undergraduate and graduate degrees focus on community services and among his various responsibilities is the planning for and coordination of contingency and emergency operations. Jeff has been an essential contributor to the hospitals successful navigation of the challenges of the recent past as well as ensuring the unimpacted safety and care of patients, staff and visitors during the recent and ongoing extensive construction and renovation activities occurring throughout the campus.

Larah Alami

Larah Alami

Hudson River Eye Care
Owner

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Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Larah now resides in Tarrytown after opening Hudson River Eye Care in 2013.  She is an Optometrist by trade, and mother to two children in the local school district (Marco and Nora).  She is the current President of the Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns, and in her free time loves triathlons, playing classical piano, fostering way too many cats with a local organization, and investing in real estate.

Alain Begun

Alain Begun

River Towns Media LLC
Owner

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Alain spent 25 years in national media running marketing and business development for leading brands including People, Better Homes & Gardens, Fortune, The Week, and Readers Digest, and several years living in Singapore leading the launch of Fortune Asia. In November 2018, he acquired River Journal. The publication is delivered to nearly every household in Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow, Irvington, Briarcliff and Ossining and has grown 40% in the past two years. www.riverjournalonline.com reaches up to 20,000 visitors per month. In January 2021, Alain launched River Journal North to serve the communities of Croton-on-Hudson, Cortlandt and Peekskill. Together his media properties reach 150,000 readers per month. Alain has lived in the Rivertowns for 20 years. He’s a graduate of Rutgers University (BA) and Rutgers Business School (MBA). He lives in Briarcliff with his partner, Alisa, his step-daughter Sydney and their dogs Bo and Brooklyn. Alain’s daughter Isabel attends NYU and his son Hunter manages a vegan restaurant in Philadelphia.

KiM KACZmarek

KiM KACZmarek

Sleepy Coffee Too
Owner

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Kim is the Founder and CEO of the new nonprofit business, Sleepy Coffee,
Too, located on Beekman Ave. in Sleepy Hollow. Kim has lived in
Tarrytown for the past 20 years. She retired as a special education teacher
of 35 years from the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns in 2021. Kim has
created a business that provides meaningful training and employment for
adults with disabilities in an inclusive, welcoming coffee shop/bakery
setting. Kim has one son, Zachary, who is 27 years old and is an
accomplished artist and art teacher.

Nicole Kana

Nicole Kana

KANA Physical Therapy & Wellness
Owner

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Nicole is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Coach and lifelong athlete as a dancer and rower who has been in the health & fitness field for the past decade.  Nicole opened KANA Physical Therapy & Wellness on Main Street in Tarrytown to help individuals with nagging pain & injury get back to doing the things they love.  Nicole believes in empowering her patients through comprehensive care and education by focusing on the person as a whole.  When Nicole is not “PT-ing” you can find her spending time with friends and family, roaming around Main Street with her 4-legged friend Murphy, or exploring new cities and cuisines!

CoNNOR mcginn

CoNNOR mcginn

Board Member

Makers Central
Owner

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Connor McGinn is the owner of Makers Central in Tarrytown NY. It is a community of Makers who create handmade functional goods for the home and the restaurant. Connor also runs Connor McGinn Studios, a ceramic production studio located within Makers Central.

Jessica Mejias

Jessica Mejias

Board Member

Los Andes Bakery
Owner

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Jessica is a proud immigrant of Viña Del Mar, Chile and co-owner of Los Andes Bakery, which has been affiliated with the town of Sleepy Hollow for nearly 30 years where she and her husband Francisco opened their first bakery on Valley Street. She currently lives in Ossining with her husband, her Great Dane Xika, and two cats, Cat and Little. She is blessed to have three children (Francisco, Carolina, Honey) who are now grown up and have started living on their own and have a beautiful granddaughter (Fátima) who is in her first year of high school.

Joanne Murray

Joanne Murray

Board Member

Allan Block Insurance Agency
Owner

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Coming soon…

Ken Reedy

Ken Reedy

Board Member

YAI
Supervisor of Curriculum & Workforce Development Hudson Valley

Biography +

Ken is the Hudson Valley Supervisor of Curriculum and Workforce Development for YAI. YAI is an organization that provides services for over 20,000 people with disabilities. Ken has been with YAI for 24 years. As a trainer Ken has presented at many conferences including the New York Day Service Providers Symposium. He has networked and advocated around the tri-state area creating curriculums with CEO’s, a market research firm and a TV host. Ken is proud to be a new member of the board and takes great pride in being a voice by proxy for people with disabilities.

Alexandra Samaras

Alexandra Samaras

Board Member

Santonini
Owner

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Born and raised in Sleepy Hollow,NY. Has been part of the community since a very young age when parents owned Mike’s Deli on Valley St. Later on renovated the deli and made it Santorini Greek Restaurant which I run with my father George and brother Elie. graduated with a degree in Business Administration and minor computer science from Lehman College.

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The Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber of Commerce is here to connect, support and represent our members via networking events, promotion across various platforms, the organization of popular annual events like street fairs, Winter Stroll and collaboration with the Village administrations.