Board of Directors


The Board of Directors acts as our governing body and provides the structure behind Chamber initiatives, committees and councils as well as considers and implements policy and operational recommendations made by our Executive Committee.  Our Board of Directors represents a cross section of business interests as well as geographic areas in Middlesex County.


Greg Shook
Essex Savings Bank

1st Vice Chairman
Rick Morin
Guilmartin, DiPiro & Sokolowski, LLC

Kathlyn A. Talevi
Talevi Enterprises, Inc.

Steve Ciskowski
Lyman Farm

Past Chairman
Vincent Capece
Middlesex Hospital

Timothy Arborio - Arboio Cororation

Brian Armet 

Anthony Assante - Egidio Assante Wealth Management, LLC

Jeff Austin - Allstate Insurance, Middletown

Lynn Baldoni - Kiwanis Club of Middletown

Robert Bell - Destination Development Group

Mike Bennett - Bennett & Smilas Associates, Inc.

Rodney Bitgood - Cromwell Automotive, LLC

Darlene Briggs - Cominfortainment

Lou Brockett - A Second Chance CPR and First Aid Training, LLC

Harry Burr - Brown & Brown of Ct. Inc. d/b/a McCutcheon Burr & Sons Insurance Specialists

Christopher Burt - Burt Realty

Thomas Byrne - Connecticut Rental

Phillip Cacciola    American Legion Post #75

Dawn Calvo    New Haven Middlesex Association of Realtors, Inc. 

Jim Cama    Cama & Associates

Richard Carella - Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C.

Judy Cecchini - McInerney's Flower Shop & Greenhouses

Foster Charles - Charles IT

Gene Chiappetta - EJC Associates

Herbert Clark - The Clark Group

Cynthia Clegg - Community Foundation of Middlesex County

Phil Cocciola - The Oxford Academy

William Corvo - William J. Corvo Consultants, Inc.

John Coughlin 

Marie Coughlin - Berkshire Hathaway Home Service New England Properties, Middletown

Nancy Cueroni - National Marine Distributors Association, Inc. 

Michael Cushing - The Cushing Group

Tom Danyliw - Chicago Sam's Sports Bar & Grille

Trevor Davis - Trevor Davis Commercial Real Estate, LLC

Donald DeVivo - DATTCO, Inc.

Mary Dickerson - Town of Portland 

Chris Dimou - Roto Frank of America

Chris DePentima - Pegasus Manufacturing Inc.

Michael DiPiro - Guilmartin, DiPiro & Sokolowski, LLC

Kevin Dodd - Valley Railroad Company

Paul Dodge - Long Hill Estate Authority

T. Gerald Dyar - SFP Associates

Andrea Fassler  - Suburban Office Furniture

Dante Fazzina - First Niagara Bank

Tom Ford - Midfield Corporation

Robert Fusari - Real Estate Service of Connecticut

Marc Gallagher - POW R PC

David Gallitto - RE/MAX Edge

John Giammatteo - Photographs

Gary Gomola - Mahoney, Sabol & Company

Cindi Gondek - ACT Group

Steve Gorss - Super 8 Motel

Eileen Hasson - The Computer Company, Inc.

Sean Hayes - Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park

Brian Hickey - CohnReznick

Chandler Howard - Liberty Bank

William Howard - Howard & McMillan Attorneys

James Jackson - The Essex Group

Tamera Jackson - Jackson Chevrolet Company

Geoffrey Jacobson - Nathan L. Jacobson & Associates, Inc.

Jason Jakubowski - Hospital for Special Care

Dan Jaskot - EMPOWER Leadership Sports & Adventure Center  

Darlene Kish- Thomson - EBenefits Group

Mary Ellen Klinck - Century 21-Root Agency

Brian Kronenberger - Kronenberger & Sons Restoration, Inc.

Paul LaMonica - Farmington Bank

Robert Landino - Centerplan Companies 

Kenneth Landy - Smith Brothers USA

Lennie Leibenhaut - Centerpoint Connecticut

Keith Lindelow - Water's Edge Resort & Spa

Andrew Lord - Andrew W. Lord, LLC

Kenneth MacCormac - Value Concepts Company LLC

Marta Maciuba - Aetna, Inc.

Irene Makiaris - Makiaris Media Services

Jerry Margolis - Victor Advertising Service 

Larry Marino - CLM Realty LLC

Dean Markham - Berkshire Hathaway Home Services New England Properties, East Hampton

James Martinelli - Rice, Davis, Daley & Krenz

Shawn McCann - Best Cleaners

Lynn McPhelimy - Moving & More, LLC

Lizz Milardo - TurnKey Financial Partners

Pamela Moan - Courtyard by Marriott Cromwell

Erica Mullins - Strike A Pose, LLC

Sue Murphy - Liberty Bank Foundation

Tim Myjak - GeoInsight, Inc.

Gary Nagler - Inn at Middletown

Norman Needleman - Tower Laboratories, Ltd.

Teresa Opalacz - Guilmartin, DiPiro and Sokolowski

Philip Ouellette - Eli Cannon's Tap Room

Richard Parmelee - BlumShapiro

Mary Ann Perrotti - Liberty Bank

Derek Phelps - FuelCell Energy, Inc.

Kristen Pikula - Courtyard by Marriott

Paul Pizzo - Landmark Architects

Jay Polke - Willowbrook Spirit Shoppe, Inc

Rodney Powelll - Eversource

Justin Rice - Brickman Group

Kristen Roberts - Comcast Cable

Rick Roth - R & S East Hampton Village, LLC

Michelle Rulnick - Middlesex YMCA

Anthony Salvatore - Town of Cromwell

Leonard Samela - Greenwald Industries

Diane Sayers - William Raveis Real Estate

Thomas Serra - Middletown Hall of Fame

Sarah Shapiro - Shapiro Law Offices 

Sara Sheiffele - Saybrook Point Inn and Spa

Bob Shulman - Suburban Stationers, Inc.

Jurgita Simanskiene - Radisson Hotel Cromwell 

Art Simonian - The Mattabassett District 

Kelley Smith - The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station

Kelly Smith - KGS Insurance Services, LLC

Jason Soucy - The Travelers Championship

Erin Strout - Pratt & Whitney

Barry Sullivan - A & A Office Systems

Barbara Taylor Hatje - Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Kelly Therrien - Farrell, Geenty, Sheeley, Boccalatte & Guarino, P.C.

Heather Tine-Scozzari - TD Bank

Paul Truglio - Citizens Bank

David Tycz - Howard & McMillan & Tycz, LLC

Gary Vallo - Middle Oak/Middlesex Mutual Assurance Company

Kelly Wade - AT&T Communications

Carol Wallace - Cooper-Atkins Corporation

Patrick Walsh - May, Bonee & Walsh

Maureen Westbrook- The Connecticut Water Company

Keith Wiemert - Seasons Federal Credit Union

Kevin Wilhelm - Middlesex United Way


William Wrang, III - Webster Bank


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