Westchester Business Council Elects Three New Directors

George Lence of Sleepy Hollow, Jeff Haydon of Katonah and Douglas Singer of Stamford, CT will serve 3-year terms on the board of the business group.

Jeff Haydon
Jeff Haydon

The Business Council of Westchester, a business advocacy organization, has named three new members of its Board of Directors. 

“These three new members of our Board bring a wealth of experience in business, law, government relations and cultural affairs. We are delighted to have them join our Board and look forward to their expertise and insights,” said Marsha Gordon, President and CEO of The Business Council of Westchester, in a press release. 

  • George Lence is President of Nicholas & Lence Communications, a New York-based strategic communications firm specializing in media relations, destination marketing, corporate positioning, crisis management, and government and community relations. Prior to co-founding the firm in 2007, Lence spent six years at NYC & Company, New York City’s official tourism marketing and promotion organization. Lence, who has more than 25 years of legal and government affairs experience, is a resident of Sleepy Hollow.
  • Jeffrey Haydon is Chief Executive Officer of Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah. Haydon, who joined the Caramoor staff in September 2012, has nearly 20 years of arts management experience and a lifelong love of music as both an avid audience member and musician. He previously served as Executive Director of the Ojai Music Festival in Southern California. He has also held positions with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, and Aspen Music Festival. Haydon resides in Katonah.
  • Douglas Singer is a partner in the law firm of Falcon & Singer P.C. with offices in Scarsdale and Montvale, NJ. Singer’s primary focus is business law, working with privately held companies and their owners. He has particular niches working with women and minority owned companies and with for-profit companies that are also pursuing socially responsible goals. Singer is a resident of Stamford, Conn.

The Business Council has also announced the appointment of three new directors to its Executive Committee. Tim Jones, Managing Director and Partner of the Robert Martin Company, has been named Vice Chair of the Economic Development LeadershipCouncil; George Lence was appointed Chair of the Government Action Council; and Douglas Singer was named General Counsel.  



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