2022 Big Irish Campfire

Tori J.E. Riley - Cara Medalist

Tori J.E. Riley, Vice President, Saratoga Economic Development Corporation 

Tori J.E. Riley is a longtime regional business advocate, economic development professional and a proud Irish girl.  

Mrs. Riley is the Vice President and Economic Development Specialist with the Saratoga Economic Development Corporation and is part of a team that helps attract and retain thousands of jobs and encourages millions of dollars in new capital investment; resulting in being the lowest taxed county in NY state and continuing course as one of the fastest growing.

Prior to that, Tori served as President/CEO of the Washington County Local Development Corp., preceded by years with the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce, as both the Program Director and then the President/CEO. Mrs. Riley was the first female President/CEO in the Chamber’s 104-year history.  Tori also has expertise in personnel and recruiting with over 14 years of in the employment industry.  

Saratoga’s heritage has strong Irish roots with John Morrissey being instrumental in creating a beneficial economy that has been built upon to what they enjoy today.  In her current role, Tori leads trade and FDI efforts while also working with Ireland based organizations to assist and support global ambitions in the US market.  

A native of the region, Mrs. Riley and her husband, Kevin, own and operate a boutique farm in Upstate NY. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Adirondack Economic Development Corporation and a 25+year member of VFW Post 2475 in Glens Falls NY, spending time volunteering and advocating on behalf of veterans and senior citizen programming and services.  


2022 Big Irish Campfire