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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

  • Adam Hovak, Chairman, Assured Information Security - Email
  • John Calabrese, First Vice Chairman, Express Employment Professionals - Email
  • Greg Mattacola, Second Vice Chairman, Strategic Financial Services - 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.

  • Nicolas Angelicola, r.o.i. Office Interiors - Email
  • Franca Armstrong, MVCC - Email
  • Iris Buczkowski, Birch Wealth Management - Email
  • Wendy Calabrese, Kris-Tech Wire - Email
  • Wesley Cupp, Rome Country Club - Email
  • Lori Frieden, Coldwell Banker Faith Properties - Email
  • Rena Hughes, Rome Memorial Hospital - Email
  • Carol Manuele, M&T Bank - 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
  • Charles Sexton, Edible Arrangements - Email
  • Rob Shauger, ConfiData - Email
  • Dean Shlotzhauer, Community Bank, N.A. - Email
  • Jeff Ticconi, IWG Owl Wire - Email
  • Brad Waters, Rome Sentinel Company - Email
  • David Winberg, Sovena USA, Inc. - Email

Ex-Officio Board Members

  • Jennifer Beach Brillante, Silent Auction Committee Chairwoman - Email
  • Peter Blake, Rome City School District Superintendent - Email
  • Sue Carvelli, Rome College Foundation President - Email
  • Elliott Friedman, Lincoln Investment, Rome Home EXPO Committee Chairman - Email
  • William Gray, Chamber Alliance of the MV Liaison - Email
  • Tim Jones, EADS - Email
  • Jessica Nester, Membership Committee Chairwoman - Email
  • Thomas Rahn, Government Affairs Committee Chairman - Email
  • Jim Ray, AFRL - Email
  • Jen Waters, Mohawk Valley EDGE - Email