Laura Estandia, Bike Miami Valley Executive Director
Laura has served as the Executive Director of Bike Miami Valley since 2015. She coordinated the launch of Link: Dayton Bike Share which serves more than 3,500 unique users annually. She recently led an effort to evolve the station based bike share program into a smart bike program, while also adding electric bicycles to the Link Dayton fleet. Laura currently serves as a co-chair of the Regional Bikeways Committee and as Vice President of the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District board. She is a League League Certified Instructor (LCI) through the League of American Bicyclists. Laura is a graduate of the University of Dayton and formerly served the community as the Executive Director of UpDayton. 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”. Laura loves using her bike for transportation and recreation, especially on our regional asset, the Nation’s Largest Paved Trail Network.
Contact Laura: Lestandia@bikemiamivalley.org
Office: (937) 496-3828
Chris Buck, Business Development Manager
Chris is a lifelong resident of the Miami Valley. He holds a background in customer service and small business marketing through his work at The Berry Company. He monitors the Link Bike Share system and helps customers with membership purchases and renewals, as well as promoting special events to engage new users of the program. He is a League Certified Instructor (LCI) through the League of American Bicyclists.
Several years ago, 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 or building Frankenstein bikes at his home in Oakwood.
Contact Chris: Cbuck@bikemiamivalley.org
Office: (937) 496-3826