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About Lucinda Poindexter

Lucinda comes to Re>Think Local with a blend of corporate, entrepreneurial, and nonprofit experience with a strong background in fundraising, community building, public speaking, marketing, project management, and budgeting. Lucinda worked for the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, where she has represented the Museum locally, researched and developed grant proposals from a variety of funders, cultivated relationships with corporate sponsors and spearheaded event planning. She has worked closely with a very active board of trustees on strategic planning, budgeting and setting priorities. She spent 16 years working in educational publishing. In 2005, she created and managed 2 Alices Coffee Lounge, an institution in Cornwall for great coffee, work and meeting space, as well as a music and arts venue. She was a founding member of the Cornwall Community Cooperative, served as their ED, and continues to serve on their Board and help to manage the local farmers markets and provide educational programming to promote a healthy, sustainable environment. Lucinda lives in Cornwall-on-Hudson with her husband, four children (three of whom are semi out-of-the-nest) and an Irish Wolfhound named Lear. In her spare time she loves to cook, run, read and live in the richness of the Hudson Valley.

Adaptive Reuse of Buildings

By: Nancy Proyect, President, Orange County Citizens Foundation/ Board member of Re>Think Local  Lucinda Poindexter, Executive Director, Re>Think Local There is a notion in our community that local economic development may be stalled because the Hudson Valley has fewer “shovel-ready” sites available for building new offices, factories, warehouses, hotels and shopping malls. The good news is that this … Continue reading

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