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Board of Directors

Rome Chamber Members are better informed, have a stronger voice, and take effective action to make a difference within the local and regional community!

The Organization of the Organization

Chamber Officers

  • John Calabrese, Chairman, Express Employment Professionals - Email
  • Greg Mattacola, First Vice Chairman, Strategic Financial Services - Email 
  • Nicolas Angelicola, Second Vice Chairman, r.o.i. Office Interiors - Email
  • Debbie Grogan, Treasurer, First Source Federal Credit Union - Email

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of individuals elected by the Members who meet the third Thursday of every month to set policy for the organization. The Board of Directors elects the Chamber Officers.

  • Tiffany Abele, AmeriCU Credit Union - Email
  • Franca Armstrong, MVCC - Email
  • Iris Buczkowski, Birch Wealth Management - Email
  • Scott Burns, Rome Health - Email
  • Wendy Calabrese, Kris-Tech Wire - Email
  • Wesley Cupp, Rome Country Club - Email 
  • Chris Destito, Crust Kitchen & Bar - Email
  • Lori Frieden, Coldwell Banker Faith Properties - Email 
  • Bruce Hairston, Rome Family YMCA - Emal
  • Adam Hovak, Assured Information Security - Email
  • Mike Manuele, AmeriCU Credit Union - Email
  • Ryan O'Shaughnessy, Revere Copper Products, Inc. - Email
  • Ann Pohl, NBT Bank - Email
  • Bob Ritz, D'Arcangelo & Co., LLP - Email
  • Michele Salisbury, NYSTEC - Email
  • Rob Shauger, ConfiData - Email
  • Dean Shlotzhauer, Community Bank, N.A. - Email
  • Jeff Ticconi, IWG Owl Wire - Email
  • Brad Waters, Sentinel Media Company - Email
  • David Winberg, Sovena USA, Inc. - Email

Ex-Officio Board Members

  • Jennifer Beach Brillante, Silent Auction Committee Chairwoman - Email
  • Sue Carvelli, Rome College Foundation President - Email
  • Elliott Friedman, The Marketplace-Rome Committee Chairman - Email
  • William Gray, Chamber Alliance of the MV Liaison - Email
  • Tim Jones, EADS - Email
  • Thomas Rahn, Government Affairs Committee Chairman - Email 
  • Heather Willson, Membership Committee Chairwoman - Email