Rotary Club of Ithaca Introduces New Members
Five professionals join local service club

“The Ithaca Rotary Club is delighted to welcome these individuals,” said Rotary Membership Chair Ron Provus. “Our members come from all walks of life and have a wide variety of interests to match those of Rotary. As members of Ithaca Rotary, individuals give of their time and skills to positively impact the needs of our community.”

Ithaca Rotary welcomes:

‚ÄčKeoki Hansen was born in Redwood City, Calif. but lived most of her life in Chittenango, NY. She holds a B.A. in psychology from Castleton State College, and an M.A. in cognitive psychology from Boston College. She is a financial planner with Hansen’s Advisory Services, which recently opened a new office in Ithaca. There, she focuses on sustainable, responsible, and impactful investing. Prior to entering the finance industry, Keoki was the director of research and evaluation at Big Brothers Big Sisters of America for 15 years, and a program evaluator at Cornell. Keoki lives on DeRuyter Lake with her two daughters.

Philadelphia native Kevin Morrin came to Ithaca 21 years ago as a student at Ithaca College. He earned a dual degree in international business and German, and has remained in Ithaca ever since. He is now a commercial insurance broker with Tompkins Insurance Agencies. Previously, Kevin was the membership and PR director at the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce, and spent ten years as VP of sales and marketing at Greek Peak. Kevin is also the principle and owner of Kensington Camber Advertising and Design. He is active in the community by volunteering with the Downtown Ithaca Alliance, Big Brothers, AIDS Ride for Life and the Binghamton Spiedie Fest.

Margaret Snow is a lifelong resident of the Ithaca area and is currently self-employed as an archetypal consultant with an office at the Integrative Medicine Center downtown. She graduated from TC3 with an associate’s degree in business administration, and is a NYS licensed real estate instructor. She is also a certified Reiki master/teacher and life coach. In the community, Margaret has served as a volunteer for Hospicare of Tompkins County for the past ten years, and also sits on committees at the Foundation of Light and the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce. In the summer months, she races with the Ithaca Dragon Boat Club and is an avid cyclist.

Jennifer Tavares is the president of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce. Previously, she served as the director of economic development for Chenango County. Originally from Norwich, NY, Jennifer graduated from SUNY Potsdam, earning a double major in writing and communications with minors in studio art and women’s studies. She has previously served on the Chenango County Planning Board, the board of the United Way of Chenango County, and as chair of the Agriculture Development Council. She recently joined the Tompkins County Area Development Board, and looks forward to serving on the Tompkins County Workforce Investment Board.

Daniel Weed of Norwalk, Conn. graduated from the University of Rochester with a B.S. in astrophysics and master’s degrees in nuclear engineering, business administration, and international affairs. Trained as a nuclear power and surface warfare officer, Dan has traveled to more than 60 countries for his work. He has commanded ships and naval bases, and overseen Cornell’s Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Unit. He currently works as the Lakeview Health Services Horizon program manager, and volunteers for Cornell Companions’ pet therapy program and Women Swimmin’.