Laura Estandia, Bike Miami Valley Executive Director

Formerly, Laura was the executive director of UpDayton. She is a  2010 graduate of the University of Dayton with a BA in English and Theatre. She sits on the CEO’s for Cities: Dayton Cluster and the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District Board. In her spare time Laura volunteers for TEDxDayton and in her neighborhood, Historic South Park. Laura was recognized as a 2013 “40 Under 40” recipient from Dayton Business Journal and was one of WiBN’s “25 Women to Watch in 2014”. You might see Laura commuting to work or biking around downtown.

Contact Laura:

Office: (937) 496-3828


Chris Buck, Business Development Manager

Chris is a lifelong resident of the Miami Valley. He possesses a background in customer service and small business marketing through his work at The Berry Company. Additionally, Chris has worked with Five Rivers MetroParks in the Outdoor Recreation Department. During his time at Five Rivers MetroParks, Chris became passionate about expanding the cycling movement taking place in Dayton. He volunteered for the Bike Miami Valley Regional Advocacy Committee as the Membership Coordinator, working to secure membership benefits through partnerships with local businesses. During his spare time, Chris can be found on the bike paths with his family and friends.

Contact Chris:

Office: (937) 496-3826


Emmy Fabich, Program Manager

By day Emmy is the Program Manager for Bike Miami Valley. Emmy got her start as a volunteer with Bike Miami Valley as the Regional Advocacy Committee Co-Director. As a staff person, Emmy is looking to launch Bike Miami Valley to a new level with Bikeshare and educational campaigns for cyclists. She is passionate about the future of Dayton and believes that bicycling will be a key factor in attracting young adults and outdoor enthusiasts to the region.

Originally from NE Ohio, where she received a degree in Environmental Studies from Hiram College, she moved to Dayton to work for Five Rivers MetroParks as the Outdoor Recreation & Special Events Volunteer Coordinator, staffing volunteers for the Midwest Outdoor Experience and Bike to Work Day Pancake Breakfast. Emmy is an avid bike commuter and mountain biker but also gets out by kayaking, slacklining, and volunteering with the Sierra Club and the young professional organization, UpDayton. She is an involved downtown dweller, leading successful projects such as the Dayton Food Finder (grocery guide), initiated at the 2013 UpDayton Summit, and co-conspirator of other downtown projects since 2011. She teaches kayaking courses on local waterways and turns wrenches on her friends’ bikes for fun.

Contact Emmy:

Office: (937) 496-3827

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