Meet the Team
For immediate information on bringing your group tour to the Finger Lakes please contact:
Tracey Burkey, CDME Director of Sales
A native of Syracuse/Central New York, Tracey has been in the tourism business for her entire career with Visit Syracuse and now VisitFingerLakes. Her personal interests will lead you to the best winery experiences, the places to get that Finger Lakes locally made souvenir, and the routes that will allow you to soak in our awesome scenery. Her love of the Finger Lakes region makes her the ideal person to help you craft the perfect tour for your group.
Valerie Knoblauch, CTP President and CEO
Valerie is a lifelong Finger Laker! She’s from the Keuka Lake area originally and has been in Canandaigua her adult life. With a background in the wine industry and while managing the Roc/FLX Craft Beverage Trail and the Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail has all the connections you need to get around the region. She’s traveled to all 50 states, so knows what makes a visit special and memorable and is happy to help customize your experience with those off-the-beaten path experiences.