About the

Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce

Message from the President

Hello and Welcome!

As President/CEO of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce, I want to welcome you to the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce. The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce is the voice for business and industry in your community and we encourage you to visit the 1,000+ quality businesses that connect with the Merrimack Valley Chamber. Please consider joining the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce and let the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce connect you to success!

Best Wishes,
Joe Bevilacqua  President & CEO

About Us

YOU ARE INVITED TO BENEFIT FROM MEMBERSHIP IN THE MERRIMACK VALLEY’S LARGEST, MOST EFFECTIVE BUSINESS NETWORK!
What A Difference THIS Chamber Makes for You! Open the door for your company to receive major business benefits through you membership in the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce. There are endless reasons for you to join the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce. Learn why 1,000+ Companies just like yours throughout the Merrimack Valley know that the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce is the best investment for their business!

Awards and Recognition

  • The National Administrator of the United States Small Business Administration, a Member of the President’s Cabinet Award
  • The United States Small Business Administration Mass US-SBA District Director’s Award
  • Massachusetts Municipal Association MMA Innovation Award
  • New England Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Economic Development Achievement Award
  • The North of Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau Leadership in Tourism Award
  • Massachusetts Family Business Association Family Business Advocacy Award
  • Massachusetts Economic Development Council Member of the Year Award
  • The Northeastern Economic Developers Association Program of the Year Award
  • National Association of Workforce Development Professionals Annual Conference Presenter
  • National Brownfields Training Conference Presenter
  • The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy National Conference Presenter
  • The Massachusetts Municipal Associations Annual Statewide Meeting and Trade Show Presenter
  • The Massachusetts Green Career Statewide Conference Presenter
  • The Commonwealth Workforce Coalition Annual Workforce Development Statewide Conference Presenter
  • Massachusetts Economic Development Council Statewide Conference Presenter

Staff and Board Members

Joseph J. Bevilacqua
President & CEO

Wilfred N. Carpenter
Vice President, Sales & Service

Michael Bevilacqua
Assistant Vice President of Member Services & Programs
Economic Development Program Coordinator

Gertrude Gimby
Administrative Support

Mary Beth O’Reilly
Financial Services Manager

Commitee Members

Mr. Salvatore Lupoli Chairman Lupoli Companies/Riverwalk Properties
Mr. Peter J. Matthews Jr. Treasurer Merrimack Valley Credit Union
Atty. Robert W. Lavoie Clerk Johnson & Borenstein, LLC
Mr. Joseph J. Bevilacqua President/CEO Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Lane Glenn Chair-Economic Development Comm. Northern Essex Community College
Mr. James T. Carnevale Chair-Education-Workforce Dev. Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems
Ms. Kimberly Abare Chair-Membership New England Die Cutting Inc.
Mr. Cal Williams Chair-Government Affairs United Way
Mr. Ken Del Rossi Exec. Comm. At Large Align Credit Union
Mr. Antonio Lopez Exec. Comm. At Large Lopez, Chaff & Weisman Associates, Inc.
Ms. Jane C. Walsh Exec. Comm. At Large Northmark Bank

Directors

Ms. Diane Anderson Lawrence General Hospital
Mrs. Nancy Carace Pest-End, Inc.
Ms. Jessica Caron UPS
Mr. Curt Clark Golden Fleece/Southwick
Mr. William DeRosa Smolak Farms, LLC
Ms. Sheila M. Doherty Doherty Insurance Agency, Inc.
Mr. David Gendall National Grid
Mr. Dan Griggs TD Bank
Mr. Timothy Haskins Putnam Investments
Mr. Craig Jesiolowski Holy Family Hospital, a Steward Family Hospital
Mr. Mitchell Keamy TEC, Inc. The Engineering Corp.
Mr. John Lavoie Greater Lawrence Technical School
Ms. Andrea Luppi Columbia Gas of Massachusetts
Ms. Maureen Lynch Whittier Regional Tech. High School
Mr. Dennis McCarthy Jumpstart for Young Children
Mr. Ed Mueskes Schneider Electric
Ms. Trish Sabulis A.P. Michaud Insurance Agency, Inc.
Mr. John J. Sarro Pentucket Medical Associates, Inc.
Mr. Stephen E. Stapinski Merrimack Engineering Services
Mr. Michael Sullivan T.A. Sullivan Insurance & Real Estate
Mr. Mark Van Weelden Covanta
Mr. Charles Walker Pentucket Bank
Ms. Anita Rajan Worden Solectria Renewables, LLC
Mr. David Yee China Blossom

Contact Us

The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce

264 Essex Street
Lawrence, MA 01840-1496

Tel: (978) 686-0900
Fax: (978) 794-9953

Email: office@Merrimackvalleychamber.com
Website: www.merrimackvalleychamber.com