RAVENA-COEYMANS-SELKIRK — Marlene McTigue has been appointed the new chairperson of the Ravena Coeymans Selkirk Community Business Association by its board of directors.
She has served the board for five years and has already served as the group’s membership chair and vice chair.
McTigue brings to the position a diverse background in economic development, public relations, communications and marketing experience.
Currently, she is the New Business Development Manager for KathodeRay Media, an influential public relations and marketing agency.
McTigue is familiar to Albany and Greene County residents for her many years as a journalist with Columbia-Greene Media.
Outgoing RCSCBA Chairperson Joy Iafallo congratulated McTigue on her new post.
“Marlene is stepping up to serve our local business community and she will do well,” Iafallo said.
“The RCSCBA has been a home to me since I first joined as a member in 2017,” McTigue said. “This is an organization whose all-volunteer membership works every single day to advance the growth and prosperity of our community. Look around, you can see that prosperity is at our door, the complexion of Main Street is changing and this is just the beginning. I look forward to serving our member businesses and the RCSCBA community for many years to come and am honored and humbled to be asked to lead.”
The Ravena Coeymans Selkirk Business Association stimulates economic growth by supporting small and large businesses through networking and education and works with the town of Coeymans and the village of Ravena to foster forward-thinking planning and development while proudly promoting the unique aspects of the historic riverside area.
Other members of the board include Rebecca Flach, executive director of the Hope Full Life Center in Ravena, who serves as vice chair; Glenda Cukierski, Ravena branch manager of the National Bank of Coxsackie; Victor Harris, executive director of Albany Adult Teen Challenge; Nicole Ambrosio, president and CEO of Ambrosio INK; and Robert J. LaCosta, owner and practitioner of HEARt Ear Boutique in Glenmont and Coxsackie.
The Ravena Coeymans Selkirk Business Association holds monthly meetings and business and community leaders and interested parties are encouraged to attend.
For further information or membership, contact Glenda Cukierski at 518-756-7100, visit rcscba.org or write to email@example.com.