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Chamber Board

Chamber Board of Directors
Cheryl Fajardo
PrePaid Ventures LTD
Sr. Vice President
Proud Member of the Greater New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce since 2007.
President of the  Greater New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce
Co-Chair of Benevolence Committee
Winner of the 2015 Greater New Hype Park Small Business Person of the YEAR.
Advisory Council for the Academy of Finance Program at New Hyde Park Memorial High School.
Donna Pagano
1st Vice President
Traveling With Donna Inc.
Travel Specialist
1st Vice President Greater New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce
Co-Chair of the Ambassador Committee, member of the Benevolence Committee.  I have over 30 years of experience in the travel industry.  Whether you are traveling with family, friends, significant other or on your own, I will work with you to plan your perfect vacation filled with lasting memories. I am an ASTA Verified Agent.  Call or email me for an appointment. 
Saveeta Barnes
2nd Vice-President
People's United, a division of M&T Bank

Saveeta Barnes has been in the Financial Industry for over 20+ years. Her career began in NHP in the 90’s and is still serving the New Hyde Park Community even up to today. Presently, Mrs. Barnes is the Branch Manager, AVP of Peoples United Bank located in Garden City. As a dedicated member of Society, Saveeta Barnes currently holds two Executive Positions within the Greater New Hyde Park of Chamber as the 2nd Vice President and Secretary. She also serves as the Co-Chair for the Beautification Committee and Co-Chairs the Finance Committee.
Giving back to the Community and working in Retail has always been something Saveeta enjoys and takes pride in. She is well known within her industry as someone who delivers outstanding service and at the highest level of integrity.  

Let someone with the knowledge and expertise assist you with your banking needs. Saveeta can be reach at: or call her at 516-281-3400. 

Larry Armstrong
3rd Vice President
Moving Ahead Moving & Storage
Larry Armstrong ,the General Manager of Moving Ahead Moving & Storage, has been with the company for 33 of its 39 years serving the community. He is a two time past president of the Long Island Moving & Storage Association and the 2017 New Hyde Park Chamber Businessperson of the Year.. As one of the directors, Larry chairs the Events committee and serves on the Ambassador & Golf committees.
Moving Ahead is a proud member of the Chamber of Commerce for the past 25years. In addition to their membership in LIMSA, Moving Ahead is a member of the New York State Movers & Warehousman's Association.
Richard Guilfoyle
Trachtenberg & Pauker, LLP
Certified Public Accountant
Jeanette Frisina
Immediate Past President
Market Place Publications

Jeanette Frisina and Market Place Publications
    Advertise direct to every home in New Hyde Park and surrounding communities. 
Display Ads • Classified Ads • Email Marketing • Banner and Website Ads • Flyer & Menu Delivery
• Doorhanger Delivery.

Market Place is a popular weekly shopping paper, established 28 years and serves communities in Central and Western Nassau County.

 Bringing buyers and sellers together is what Market Place Publications does best while providing welcomed info to our readers. Jeanette's expertise is in helping small businesses develop and increase their business through creative, yet practical and affordable advertising campaigns.

Call for a no obligation, free consultation.
Ralph Ventura
Director/Past President
Retired / Experienced Senior Relationship Manager 
Treasurer of New Hyde Park Lions Club
Member of Benevolence Committee
Co-Chair NHP Chamber & NHP Lions Annual Charity Golf Outing
Executive Board Member Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County
Mark Laytin
Director/ Past President
Stewart Small
Director/ Past President
Richard DeMartino
Director/Past President
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 120
Past President NHP Chamber of Commerce
Commander VFW Post 120
Vice President Herricks Community Fund
Advisory Board Member - Academy of Finance NHP Memorial H.S.
Retired from the Banking Industry
Christopher Vulpis
Director/ Past President
Peter Caputo
Director/ Past President
ERA Caputo Realty
Peter Caputo is an appraiser, a certified residential specialist (CRS), a certified residential broker (CRB) and understands residential and commercial real estate. He shares his knowledge with the agents and is also an accredited instructor in the field of Real Estate. After graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Education, Peter taught in the public school system and decided to go into the family business. Today his company is in the Top 100 company. 

Antonio Petraglia
M & T Bank (Antonio Petraglia)
Senior Branch Manager
Our Purpose is to make a difference in peoples lives. 
Our colleagues are driven by the idea of delivering
on our purpose – to make a difference in people’s
lives – each and every day. Guided by our set of
core values, we demonstrate an intense passion
for our organization and the work we do together
to deliver value to our customers.
Bianca O'Brien, CLF, CLTC, LUTCF
Channi Singh
Dean Lykos
City Line Florist
Dean Lykos is a 3rd generation Co-Owner of family owned and operated City Line Florist. City Line Florist has been an incorporated business in New Hyde Park since 1961. Dean was one of three florists selected from New York State to design floral arrangements in Washington D.C. for the Presidential Inauguration in 2005. Dean is a member of many local organizations, most prominently the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. Dean served as a Past President, and Trustee of New Hyde Park/No. Shore Lodge #2107, and also served one term as Vice President of the New York State Elks Association. "I am very proud to do my part in keeping New Hyde Park businesses viable. New Hyde Park is very unique in its perfect blend of commerce, benevolence, family, and community".
Edward Powers
Stewart Manor-New Hyde Park GOP Committee
Executive Committeeman
Edward W. Powers, Executive Committeeman, Stewart Manor-New Hyde Park Republican Committee.   Proudly Supporting Our Outstanding Chamber for Decades.
Ed Stone
Ed Stone Photography
The Official Photographer for the Greater New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce.  Commercial Photography specializing in school music festival events including bands, orchestras, choirs and jazz bands in New York, Connecticut, Washington, Illinois, Tennessee and Kentucky.

Musical event photographers for NYSSMA (New York State Music Association), NYSBDA (New York State Band Directors' Association) and ACDA (American Choral Directors Association).

We have also done specialty photography for the U.S. Marines at Parris Island and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary during Fleet Week and other training operations.
Frank Miranda
Inspirational Author and Speaker
Author and speaker Frank Miranda illustrates how anyone can change their life for the better. This inspirational work will take you on the author’s journey to overcome negativity and evolve to your divine purpose.
He is currently a Technical Project Manager after being in IT for over 20 years, served as a School Board Trustee for 7 years and is Member of the Zoning Board of Appeals for the Village of New Hyde Park for 25 years.
After growing up in a negative dysfunctional home which has awaken him on his enlightening journey of peace, success and good loving relationships. With over 30 years of spiritual and scientific research and now a published inspirational author he shares his story of all the challenges and obstacles he overcame to become a patient, happy, loving human being which he wishes to share to help those who may have gone through similar circumstances.
Jose Jacob
Avion Express Inc
Avion Express Inc is a packing and shipping Company located in New Hyde Park.  Avion is a domestic and international shipping center and our carriers are DHL and FedEx.  We are in a third party agreement with UPS service.  We are local and we would love to service local community with their shipping needs.  We provide FREE boxes, tapes and packing materials (Limited supply, certain restrictions apply) 
Meghav Parikh
Ron Shapiro
Smitha Lukose-Khan
Flushing Bank
VP Branch Manager | New Hyde Park
Flushing Bank serves consumers, not-for-profits, businesses, professionals, corporate clients, and public entities by offering a full complement of deposit, loan, equipment finance, and cash management services through its banking offices located in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and on Long Island. As a leader in real estate lending, the Bank’s experienced lending teams create mortgage solutions for real estate owners and property managers.
At the heart of our community-based approach to banking relationships is the philosophy that we are “Small enough to know you. Large enough to help you.” We offer the products, services, and conveniences associated with large commercial banks combined with the personalized, relationship-based attention you would expect from a community bank. As a community-focused organization that has distinguished itself as a leader in serving multicultural neighborhoods, we are proud to sponsor cultural and charitable events throughout our markets.