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 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 served as the chamber’s president from 2013 to 2017.
Ken is the owner of Marcus Family Agency, an Allstate Insurance company. Ken has been very active in the Farmingdale community since acquiring this office in 2011 in addition to his involvement with the Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Moxxie Mentoring Foundation and Blessings in a Backpack.
Joseph is a financial services representative whose goal is to provide families and business owners with assistance in building their financial freedom. He has the skills, knowledge and experience required to help meet his client's established goals. Joe's 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 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.
Joanne is a 32 year veteran of the beauty industry where she held various positions in Marketing and Fragrance Development. Joanne has translated her skills and experience to manage the Joseph Benincasa State Farm Agency's Marketing and Social Media Departments. She also coordinates corporate sponsored events, networking events and all philanthropic endeavors. Joanne is a licensed Life/Accident and Health representative as well as and the agency’s Notary Public. Her greatest pleasure comes from working to give back to the great community of Farmingdale and participating in programs across Long Island which help children flourish to reach their highest potential.
Joel has been working in the Insurance industry since 1989. He holds a B.S. degree in business from the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University. Upon graduating, he held the positions of senior underwriter for Aetna Life and Casualty, Senior Multi-National Underwriter for AIG. and later became an Independent Insurance Agent. Joel joined Brooks-Waterburn in 2001 as Commercial Lines Manager and became Vice President in 2004. Joel is co-creator of the “Laundromat Success Program”, Brooks-Waterburn’s premier industry program for Laundromat owners nationwide. He is also the current president and founder of a local BNI chapter.
In his free time, he enjoys traveling, cooking, dining out and entertaining with his wife, two children and friends. He is a former VP of a local youth soccer league, a member of his community chamber of commerce and attends many local civic meetings to address topics within the community.
Catherine has been in the hospitality industry for over 20 years starting with The Nutty Irishman in 2003. She is currently the Director of Operations for 317 Main Street, The Nutty Irishman, Vico, The James Room and Recovery Room. In addition, she manages all the Catering and Events for the locations.
Catherine is a Village resident and has lived in Farmingdale for the past 20 years.
Ralph has been a chamber member since 1986 serving in many official positions on the board. He is an active member of Farmingdale and the surrounding community and, most notably, has served as Farmingdale's Mayor since 2012.
Kathy Lively has lived in the Farmingdale community for over 35 years. Throughout these years, she has volunteered her time in many community organizations, advocating for our students and the Farmingdale community. She currently serves on many committees as a Trustee on the Farmingdale Board of Education and as Executive Vice President on Farmingdale Youth Council. Kathy is proud to be a Daler!
Christa is the Director of the Farmingdale Public Library where she has worked since 1984. Christa takes great pride in the services and programs the Library provides, especially Triple P, a program she created for individuals with special needs.
A life-long Daler, Christa enjoys volunteering within the community and strengthening relationships with residents and business owners.
Ron Rolleri, Esq. is Senior Counsel at Schwartz Ettenger, PLLC, bringing over 25 years of experience to the firm. His practice focuses on a wide range of areas, including corporate law, employment law, M&A, business succession planning and commercial real estate, among others. With a reputation as a trusted advisor, Ron has established close working relationships with C-suite executives, senior management and human resources teams. He provides strategic guidance on sensitive employment law matters, regulatory compliance, contract negotiation and corporate governance.
Ron earned his J.D. from St. John's University School of Law and holds a B.S. in Finance from the same institution. He is an active member of the New York State Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section, as well as the Workplace Rights and Responsibilities Committee, reflecting his commitment to staying current with the latest developments in his areas of practice.
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. Testimonials available at:www.linkedin.com/in/davidsaul1
Rosemary has been a Farmingdale resident for over 40 years. Her philosophy, building a better business goes hand in hand with building a better community, resulted in her becoming a leader in many community groups. Rosemary has worked tirelessly to make Farmingdale a wonderful place to live, work and play.
Bill is a fourth generation funeral director stretching back to 1927. Like his parents before him, he is actively involved in the Farmingdale community.
Along with his service to the chamber, Bill is a past president and member of the Farmingdale Rotary Club, a member of the Farmingdale Knights of Columbus and proudly serves on the Farmingdale Village Planning Board.
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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.