• Board of Directors

    The Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce Officers and Board of Directors are committed to serving the greater Farmingdale business community.
    Joseph Garcia
    President
    Weichert Realtors - Performance Homes
    Joseph Garcia purchased his home in Farmingdale in 2005, a year after graduating from St. John’s University. He is married to his High School sweetheart, Stephanie, and they have two amazing sons. 
     
    Joe has been a licensed Real Estate Agent and Loan Officer for 15 years, during which time he has helped his father, Anthony, and brother, Jared, grow their family business into one of the area’s most successful independent real estate agencies. They joined the Weichert franchise system last year to help further grow the business, and take advantage of the most aggressive and creative marketing system in Real Estate. 
     
    Joseph Garcia is known for outstanding responsiveness, exceptional client service, and for being totally honest with his clients.
    Beth Mignone
    Executive Vice President
    Mignone's Masonry
    Beth Mignone is the president of Mignone's Masonry, a family owned and operated masonry business established in Farmingdale in 1988. Beth was born and raised in Farmingdale where she and her husband, Tony, continue to live with their four daughters.

    Beth has been a dedicated member of the Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce since 2008 and has been serving as the chamber’s president since 2013.  
    Joseph Minieri
    Vice President
    MassMutual
    Financial guide
    My goal is to provide families and business owners with assistance in building their financial freedom. I have the skills knowledge and experience required to help meet my client's established goals. My personal goal is to become a lifetime resource for each and every client. 
    Financial plans including Health plans ,Medicare and business benefits plans ,investments for lifetime guaranteed income long term care protection plans, disability plans.

     
    Suzanne LoBiondo
    Secretary
    Suzanne M. LoBiondo, CPA P.C.
    Owner
    Suzanne LoBiondo is the Owner at Suzanne M. LoBiondo, CPA P.C, a Farmingale based CPA firm. Suzanne has over 30 years of tax and accounting experience, specializing in individual and small business compliance and planning.
    Suzanne was previously a tax partner in a large Long Island based CPA firm, where she oversaw the administration of the Firm's 200-person tax department. While her main responsibility was for its entire tax compliance practice, she also spearheaded the firm's efforts to stay on the cutting-edge of electronic tax software and filing requirements.
    Suzanne received her BBA in Accounting from Hofstra University in 1986 and her MS in Taxation from C.W. Post in 1994.
    Angela Cowan
    Angela J. Cowan CPA
    Graduated Hofstra University  with a Masters in Taxation.  Practicing as a CPA for over twenty years. 
    Offering Tax and Financial Planning to both individual and business clients.  
    Ralph Ekstrand
    Moby Drugs
    Supervisor pharmacist
    Patti Greco
    Emblem Health
    Medicre Manager Broker Sales
    I am in charge of managing existing and new brokers to the Emblem Medicare sales community. I am support for all of the New York independent agents.
    Deborah Podolski
    Past President
    Farmingdale Public Library

    Director of the Farmingdale Public Library 2002- present
    Community Activities: Past President of the Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce 2007-2011, Farmingdale Breakfast Rotary Club member 2003 - present, Rotary District 7255 District Secretary 2005, Farmingdale Community Summit Council Recording Secretary 2003 - present. Recognition: 2008 Assemblyman Joseph Saladino Woman of Distinction, 2011 Legislator Joseph Belisi Woman of Distinction.
    Professional affiliations: American Library Association, Nassau County Library Association - past president 2007. New York Library Association, New Yorkers for Better Libraries Steering Committee.

    David Saul
    Marketing Masters NY
    David is a strategic, results oriented Marketing & Market Research Professional with diverse skills; an expert client liaison; able to establish and strengthen relationships in order to grow revenue. He has extensive experience strategically working with both large Fortune 500 companies and small to midsize local businesses to identify opportunities, analyze the competitive environment, maximize marketing efforts and seize new avenues; all designed to increase profitability and build brand image. 
     (And FYI: Dave was just voted 2016 Farmingdale Business Person of the Year!)  
    Testimonials available at: www.linkedin.com/in/davidsaul1

     
    Jo Wider
    Administrator
    Farmingdale Chamber
    Administrator

    Jo Wider has been active in the community since relocating to Farmingdale in 1987.  She has been managing the day-to-day operations of the chamber since 2009.  Jo's organizational skills have made her an invaluable asset as an assistant to the chamber's board of directors.