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Geneva BID has new leader: Mark Varvayanis takes helm

Mark Varvayanis has taken the helm as the new president of the Geneva Business Improvement District (BID) Board of Directors, stepping into the role with unanimous support from the board. Announced by Geneva BID Director Catherine Price, Varvayanis, the owner of Lakeview Geneva LLC, succeeds Bob Stivers in leading the agency’s trustees. Varvayanis expressed his eagerness to enhance the board’s efficiency and improve transparency and connectivity with its members.

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Under Varvayanis’s leadership, the BID board aims to foster economic development, attract investment, and bolster the business environment in Geneva. Price lauded Varvayanis’s skill set and anticipates fruitful collaboration in addressing the challenges and opportunities ahead. The board expressed gratitude towards Stivers for his service and optimism for the direction Varvayanis will steer the organization.

Varvayanis, with a background in lowering taxes and improving financial health as the town supervisor in Dryden and a passion for architectural preservation, brings a wealth of experience to his new position. His contributions as a real estate investor and chair of the FLX Chamber, combined with his recognition as BID’s Property Owner of the Year, signal promising prospects for downtown Geneva’s business community under his guidance.