Founded in 1964, this dynamic, pro-active organization lives by its motto, Advancing the Regional Agenda through Business Leadership. The Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce represents the Connecticut business community of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton and the surrounding area. The Chamber is currently comprised of approximately 500 members, which encompasses cross-section of our area’s businesses with representation from manufacturing, retail, service, bio-tech, and corporate businesses from home-based sole proprietors to large corporations with multiple branches.

Our Mission

The Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce provides leadership to enhance economic growth, development, prosperity and quality of life in the region.

Contact Us

10 Progress Drive, 2nd Floor
Shelton, CT 06484
Phone: 203-925-4981
Fax: 203-925-4984

Your Chamber Staff

With over 80 years combined Chamber involvement, your Chamber staff also has worked in small & family businesses to major corporations as well as in economic development, hospitality, construction, non-profit, technology, retail, and other industries.

Bill Purcell

Bill Purcell

President & CEO

Nancie Gray

Nancie Gray

Vice President, Marketing/Special Events

Laura Gorman

Laura Gorman

Membership Director

Al Patuzzi

Al Patuzzi

Finance Director

Your 2018-2019 Board of Directors

James Lane

Webster Bank

Robert Lesko (Chairman)
The DiMatteo Group

George Logan

Aquarion Water Company of Connecticut

Eileen Lopez-Cordone

UIL Holdings Corporation

Ed McCreery

Pullman & Comley

Rob Miller

BIC Corporation

George D. Mitchell, Jr.

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company

Fred Ortoli

Fred Ortoli Photography

Your Chamber Ambassadors

This group’s mission is to adopt and engage new members in the activities of the Chamber. They are an extension of your Chamber staff and help us empower you to success.