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Bill Fioravanti

Orange County government
Director of Economic Development

Bill Fioravanti joined the Orange County community in 1999 when he relocated with Frontier Communications from the Capital District area. 

A champion of youth development, Bill entered the non-profit world in 2004 as Executive Director of the Town of Wallkill Boys & Girls Clubs, which he led through a period of dramatic growth in Orange and Sullivan Counties. In 2009 he became Associate Executive Director for the YMCA of Middletown, leading the project to construct and launch their new South Orange Family YMCA branch in Monroe.

Ever the Orange County champion, Bill pivoted into economic development in 2012, serving as the Vice President of Membership for the Orange County Chamber of Commerce, and later as the Director of Business Attraction for the Orange County Partnership. In those roles, Bill was part of a dynamic team of economic development professionals that enjoyed great success over the past several years drawing numerous industry leaders – and quality jobs – to the area. In 2018, he landed what he calls his “dream job” as Orange County’s Director of Economic Development, reporting directly to County Executive Steve Neuhaus.  

Bill Fioravanti is also a committed community volunteer. He is a board member for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh, and he currently leads the fundraising efforts for the popular Newburgh Illuminated Festival. Bill is immediate past-president of the Crystal Run Village (CRVI) Board of Directors, past-president of the Wallkill East Rotary Club and was the longtime Advisory Board chair and internship recruiter for Middletown High School’s Academies of Finance and IT. He is passionate about the work of non-profits and has volunteered in various capacities for numerous local causes including Junior Achievement, Leadership Orange, NFA’s P-TECH Academy, Big Brothers Big Sisters, San Miguel Academy and Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Bill is now a proud homeowner in the City of Newburgh where he lives with his wife Elizabeth and daughters Caterina and Mira.

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