About Us

Our mission is to drive economic growth by helping members achieve business success.

Board of Directors

The Chamber’s Board of Directors is comprised of influential business and civic leaders in the city. They meet six times per year to address the most pressing issues facing the business community.

Executive Committee

Don Winter
Don Winter

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Founder and CEO of Encompass Media Group

Jessica Walker
Jessica Walker

President and CEO
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce


Khary Barnes Managing Director & Head of Strategic Business Development, Payments and Banking, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Kai Falkenberg General Counsel, G/O Media

Michael Kempner Founder and CEO, MikeWorldWide

Caroline Kretz Director of New York City Regional & Community Affairs, Con Edison

Henry Siegel Head of Business Development - Americas, Higlobe


Board Members

  • Tom Allon City & State Media
  • Dorothy Alpert AvisonYoung 
  • Sunita Bajaj Fortis Lux Financial 
  • Jonathan Bing Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Beth Bronfman View, The Agency
  • Ralph Bumbaca TD Bank
  • Nick Depner United Airlines
  • Lani Doktori Colorfast NY
  • Claire Dorfman Amazon
  • Fred Gabriel Crain's New York Business
  • Eric Gioia UBS
  • Joseph Goldberg Hodgson Russ LLP
  • Camille Joseph-Goldman Charter Communications
  • Wendy Gonzalez Google 
  • Paul Haskin CBRE 
  • Andrea Himmel Himmel + Meringoff Properties

  • Jesse Horwitz Hubble Contacts; Agora
  • John Johnson Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • Jill Kaplan 
  • Deborah Koenigsberger Hearts of Gold, Inc
  • Myung-Soo Lee Baruch College
  • George Lence Nicholas & Lence Communications
  • Mitti Liebersohn Savills 
  • Jill Simonson Luciano Day 1 Graphics
  • Carolyn B. Maloney
  • Marcia Maxwell Cresco Labs
  • Julio Pena Il Posto Accanto
  • Arlene Peralta New York University
  • Ramon Ray Smart Hustle Magazine
  • Matthew Rothman Phoenician Capital
  • Rosina Rubin Attitude New York Inc.
  • Beauclarine Thomas Meta