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Hawthorne Valley Association

Hawthorne Valley is pleased to welcome Kim Bucci, owner and operator of Rivertown Lodge in Hudson, NY, to its Board of Trustees.

“We are thrilled to have Kim join our Board,” says Martin Ping, Hawthorne Valley Executive Director. “Kim brings passion, creativity and an impeccable aesthetic to all her endeavors that support and strengthen our local community. We look forward to having her insights, experience, and unyielding positivity help guide our work as we strive to meet the needs of our times.”

Kim joins a stellar board that includes Board President Tom James who served 12 years as Provost, Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Columbia University’s Teachers College; Treasurer Matt Stinchcomb, founder of the Good Work Institute; Alfa Demmellash, co-founder of Rising Tide Capital; Danielle Do, who serves as the Chief Corporate & Securities Counsel at Synchrony Financial; and Alex Sierck, a civil rights lawyer, public defender, and psychoanalyst. Please visit our website to read their complete bios.

More about Kim Bucci

Kim is a 20 year NYC hospitality veteran who managed a variety of restaurants, nightclubs, and event venues before moving to the Hudson Valley. The bounty of the area inspires Kim’s creative vision and direction, using local artisans, farmers, brewers and distillers to create a sense of place. In building these multidimensional businesses, Kim works to extend healthy work opportunities and mentorship to the community. As a member of the Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood Leadership Circle, she has spearheaded fundraising initiatives surrounding accessibility to women’s health resources. Kim has been a full-time Columbia County resident for the past 8 years with her partner Wes and two daughters.