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 40 of the most 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

  • Mike Steib
    Mike Steib

    XO Group
    Vice Chairman

  • Ron Paltrowitz
    Ronald I. Paltrowitz

    Law Offices of Ronald I. Paltrowitz
    Vice President/General Counsel

  • Terrence Martell
    Terrence Martell

    Weissman Center for International
    Business/Baruch College
    Vice President/Secretary

  • Sunita Bajaj
    Sunita C. Bajaj

    Fortis Lux Financial
    Vice President/Treasurer

  • Ken Biberaj
    Ken Biberaj

    Savills Studley
    Vice President

  • Eric Gioia
    Eric Gioia

    J.P. Morgan Private Bank
    Vice President

  • Caroline Kretz
    Caroline Kretz

    Con Edison
    Vice President

  • Louise Shohet
    Louise Shohet

    BSC Travel
    Vice President

  • Don Winter
    Don Winter

    Encompass Media Group
    Vice President

Board Members

  • KD Acharya Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP Accountants
  • Sean Bacchus HSBC
  • Khary Barnes American Express
  • Beth Bronfman The View Agency
  • Jeff Buchan Google Inc.
  • Ralph Bumbaca TD Bank
  • Lani Doktori Colorfast NY
  • Maralyn Dolan Integrated Printing & Graphics
  • Joseph Goldberg Hodgson Russ LLP
  • Paul Haskin CBRE  
  • Ali Hirji Citi Commercial Banking Group
  • Alex Hollywood Oracle Bronto
  • Camille Joseph Charter Communications
  • Jill Kaplan United Airlines
  • Deborah Koenigsberger Hearts of Gold, Inc
  • George Lence Nicholas & Lence Communications
  • Diana Loaces United Airlines
  • Robert Lopez Blue Water Construction & Restoration Corp.
  • Jill Simonson Luciano Southwest Airlines
  • Laura Clayton McDonnell Microsoft
  • James Nelson Avison Young
  • Gbubemi Okotieuro Berkeley College
  • Robert Patterson Progressive Computing
  • David Reid Asia Society
  • Rosina Rubin Attitude New York Inc.
  • Robert Schwartz Eneslow Shoes
  • Darren Sussman
  • Shauna Sweeney Facebook/Instagram