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

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

Mary Beth O’Reilly
Financial Services Manager

Commitee Members

Mr. Salvatore Lupoli Chairman Lupoli Companies
Mr. Ken Del Rossi Treasurer Align 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
Mr. Cal Williams Chair-Government Affairs United Way of Mass Bay & Merrimack Valley
Ms. Tricia Sabulis Chair-Business Development A. P. Michaud Insurance Agency, Inc.
Ms. Kimberly Abare Exec. Comm. At Large New England Die Cutting, Inc.
Mr. Antonio Lopez Exec. Comm. At Large Lopez, Chaff & Weisman Associates, Inc.
Ms. Jane Walsh Exec. Comm. At Large Northmark Bank


Ms. Dianne Anderson Lawrence General Hospital
Mrs. Nancy Carace Pest-End, Inc./Pest End Exterminating & Pro Tech Lawn Care
Ms. Jessica Caron UPS
Ms. Elizabeth Cellucci Columbia Gas of Massachusetts
Mr. Curt Clark Golden Fleece/Southwick
Mr. Salvatore DeFranco Battle Grounds Coffee Company
Mr. William DeRosa Smolak Farms, LLC
Ms. Sheila M. Doherty Doherty Insurance Agency, Inc.
Mr. Patrick Driscoll Driscoll Funeral Service, Inc.
Mr. David Gendall National Grid
Mr. Daniel Griggs TD Bank
Mr. Iverson Guo Karma Restaurant
Mr. Timothy Haskins Putnam Investments
Mr. John Howard Merrimack Valley Credit Union
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. Maureen Lynch Whittier Regional Tech. High School
Mr. Dennis McCarthy Kids Yoga With Allison, LLC.
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

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