About Us

Life in the Finger Lakes magazine print lifestyle magazine digital digimag Finger Lakes NY

Our creative team produces innovative, relevant editorial and
graphic content, from concept through production.

Whether the media is print or digital, we consistently 
deliver high-quality content to a variety of audiences.

Our marketing and sales team assist our customers with
promotion of their message to the right audience.

Fahy-Williams Publishing has been serving specialty industries for over three decades.
Our regional lifestyle brand, Life in the Finger Lakes, boasts over 30,000 paid subscribers
for the print version of each issue. Marketing and promotion of a brand means little without
valuable knowledge of the audience, and how best to connect them with the right content.

Though it’s trendy for companies to boast of being customer-focused, we back it up. When you call us Monday through Friday, 9am – 5pm EST, a person, not a computer will answer your call, ready to assist you. The FWPI customer experience is further enhanced by our new online Client Center, which allows password-protected access to secured account information. Our existing customers can review their existing and past orders, pay a bill, sign a proposal, and track their ad materials (among many other tasks), from anywhere in the world, at any time.

Whether you are an advertiser looking for the best ROI, or a trade association seeking a publishing company to produce a high quality magazine or printed directory, our team is committed to fulfilling your needs. It is our practice to listen, learn, exchange information, and only then offer thoughtful insight into your project.

OUR HISTORY

Educational Dealer magazine is launched by Peter Li as the original trade publication of the school supply industry. Educational Dealer was later sold to Pitman Publishing and finally to Fahy-Williams in 1984.
Fahy-Williams acquires Educational Dealer magazine.
Fahy-Williams launches edplay magazine, devoted entirely to specialty retailers who sell toys, gifts and games.
International Art Materials Trade Association (NAMTA) secures FWPI to publish the fine art supply industry magazine, Art Materials Today. Fahy-Williams declines subsidies from NAMTA in order to produce the magazine independent of any association, and renames it Art Materials Retailer.
Eleven Lakes Publishing calls on Fahy-Williams to design and produce the region’s first and only lifestyle magazine, Life in the Finger Lakes. Paid subscribers receive six issues per year, which expanded from quarterly in 2014.
The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) awards Fahy-Williams with the contract to publish their newsletter, Toy Times Magazine.
Association for Creative Industries contracts with Fahy-Williams to produce GRADIENT magazine (formerly Craft Industry Today). Also in 2012, Fahy-Williams begins its reltionship with EdMarket, publishing their annual membership directory and show directories.
The Society of Decorative Painters hires Fahy-Williams to take over production of their organization magazine, called The Decorative Painter. Also at this time, Fahy-Williams begins production of ROBEX magazine for the Rochester Builder’s Exchange, serving Western New York’s construction industry.

We are open to building a relationship with your industry, company, organization, or trade show. Let us know how we can be your full-service print and digital marketing and publishing agency.

 

OUR STAFF

Kevin Fahy, President
Kevin Fahy, President
Tim Braden, Vice President
Tim Braden, Vice President
Mark Stash, Production Manager / Editor
Mark Stash, Production Manager / Editor
Tina Manzer, Editorial Director
Tina Manzer, Editorial Director
Maia VanOrman, Graphic Designer
Maia VanOrman, Graphic Designer
Cody Brackett, Graphic Designer
Cody Brackett, Graphic Designer
Rick Kauder, Director of Online Advertising
Rick Kauder, Director of Online Advertising
Darlene Ryan, Ad Sales Representative
Darlene Ryan, Ad Sales Representative
Todd Crayton, Ad Sales Representative
Todd Crayton, Ad Sales Representative
Amy Colburn, Marketing Director
Amy Colburn, Marketing Director
Tricia McKenna, Office Manager
Tricia McKenna, Office Manager
Salem, Office Cat
Salem, Office Cat