Julie Edwards

Title: Owner, Willow Hill Farm in Keeseville, NY Family: 3 adult children, 5 stepchildren, and many foster children over the years. Hometown: Hydesville, Maryland Education: B.A. in philosophy from the University of Delaware Community Involvement: 25 years of involvement with U.S. Pony Club – a national organization dedicated to teaching children about horses and riding. read more


Steve Moore

Occupation: Co-owner, Condo Pharmacy Education: Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Hometown: Plattsburgh Professional Involvement: President-elect of the Pharmacy Society of the State of New York (PSSNY), member of National Community Pharmacists Association. Family: mother Jean and brother Dave Condo Pharmacy in Plattsburgh has been run by the read more


Marge Garcia

Hometown: Elizabethtown, New York Family: Husband, Bruce, one son, two stepchildren, and three grandchildren Occupation: Recently retired as the Development Coordinator for Adirondack Community Action Programs in Elizabethtown. Community Involvement: Co-chair, the United Way of the Adirondacks annual campaign (2016); served on the campaign team for 18 years, Human Services Coalition, United Way Citizens of read more


John Redden

OCCUPATION: Commissioner, Clinton County Department of Social Services HOMETOWN: Plattsburgh EDUCATION: B.A. in Business Administration from the Citadel, M.A. in Business Management from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri. FAMILY: Two adult children The Clinton County Department of Social Services is fortunate to be able to boast almost three decades of solid leadership under the direction read more


Jaci Kelleher

Hometown: Merchantville, New Jersey Family: Husband Mark Hobson, four adult children, 2 grandchildren Education: B.A. in English, Georgetown University; J.D. , University of Pittsburgh Occupation: Partner at Stafford Owens, appointed attorney for Clinton County Select Community Involvement, New York State Surrogate Decision-Making Committee, Board of Directors of the United Way of the Adirondack Region   read more


Dr. John Ettling

HOMETOWN: Houston, Texas FAMILY: Wife, Lisa Lewis, two daughters and two granddaughters OCCUPATION: President, SUNY Plattsburgh Dr. John Ettling is no stranger to Strictly Business. He was featured in the magazine not long after he began his tenure as president of SUNY Plattsburgh in 2004, so it is only fitting that we once again profile read more


Sally Meisenheimer

HOMETOWN: Delmar, NY until 6th grade, then Plattsburgh, NY FAMILY: High school sweetheart-turned-husband Rob; adult children Beck, Anna, and Reinhart EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Health from SUNY Cortland OCCUPATION: New York State contract counselor, Mediator at the Rural Law Center COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Adult Sunday school teacher, First Presbyterian Church Sally Meisenheimer spent the first read more



George Barnett Sr.

HOMETOWN: Beekmantown EDUCATION: B.S., Business, Bradley University, Peoria, IL OCCUPATION: President, Touraid Travel PAST COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Elk’s Club, Rotary Club, North Country Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, numerous United Way committees From retail to real estate to tourism, George Barnett, Sr. has a storied career that has made an impressive impact on the greater read more


Christina Lussi

Hometown: Lake Placid, NY Family: Daughter, Kalen; Son, Art Education: B.A. in French from St. Lawrence University, studied abroad in Switzerland and France Occupation: Co-Owner of a group of holdings: Crowne Plaza, Lake Placid Club Golf Courses and wedding venues, Lake Placid Marina and Boat Tours, and a partial interest in the Lake Placid Hampton read more