Chamber Of Commerce Appoints Eight New Board Members
The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce has welcomed new members to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors. These eight individuals will join our current Board of Directors which is made up of a very prestigious group of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Representatives from large corporations to small mom and pop operations, not-for-profits, entrepreneurs, youth and “experienced” business people sit on our Board to make sure we meet the needs of all members in furtherance of our mission. The newly appointed who will support and serve the local Huntington community:
Alex Borg, Borg & Borg
Peter Pastorelli, Value Drugs
Eileen Knauer, Huntington YMCA
Michael Raspantini, Huntington Buzz
George Richardson, Huntington Hospital
Jim Condron, WALK Radio
Brian Yudewitz, IPGCE
Jennifer Cassidy, Wells Fargo
We thank the current Board of Directors for their continued loyalty and commitment:
Robert Bontempi,Chairman Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Lawrence Kushnick, Esq.,Vice Chair Kushnick & Pallici, PLLC
Michael Agnes,Vice Chair Bank of America
Robert Scheiner,Vice Chair H2M Group
Thomas Glascock,Treasurer Forchelli Law
Vita Scaturro,Secretary Community National Bank
Sara Bluestone,Leadership Huntington Foundation
William Bonesso,Forchelli Law
John Caracciolo,JVC Broadcasting
Vincent Casillo,NorthShore Financial Group- an office of Metlife
Steve Conte,Park Ave Asset Management
Michael DeCristofaro, John W. Engeman Theater
Sean Delehanty, BAE Systems
Mark Fogel, Marcum LLP
Neil Geschwind, Holtz, Rubenstein & Company
Patricia Grant, Gundermann & Gundermann Inc.
Susan Hayes, Verizon Communications
Mary Ann Hurd, Sunrise Outdoor Advertising
Jim Kelly, JVKellyGroup,Inc.
Maureen Leslie, Adelphi University
Jim McGowan, Adelphi University
Dr. George Santiago, Briarcliffe College
Peter Sloggatt, The Long Islander Newspapers
Jon Ten Haagen, CFP Ten Haagen Financial Group
Dolores Thompson, Huntington Station Enrichment Center
David Walsdorf, Walsdorf Insurance Agency Jim Werner, Halliday Financial
The mission of the Board of Directors is for each member to use his/her dedication and passion for the Huntington community and his/her diverse strengths to create opportunities and promote growth and prosperity for business as well as the local community. The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce serves as a business catalyst for making the Huntington community a natural choice in which to work, shop, play and live. Chamber board members are individuals who volunteer to offer their expertise, knowledge and time to fulfill this vision.
“These new members will bring an abundance of new ideas, perspectives, and versatility that will only help us improve and make larger strides toward the future,” said Chamber Chairman Robert Bontempi.
About the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce:
Incorporated in 1925 as a Chamber of Commerce in the Village of Huntington, the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of business, industry, financial service, not-for-profit and other professionals within the greater Huntington area. Its mission is the promotion of business, economic development and job creation through the coordinated effort of its membership.