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

Your 2020 Board of Directors

Jennifer Bull (Treasurer)

PKF O’Connor Davies

Patrick Charmel

Griffin Health Services

Michael DiVito

PerkinElmer Life & Analytical Sciences

Kevin Foley

Cushman & Wakefield of Connecticut

Sherry Konowerski

Bonus Business Services

Ken Kreiger

Spector Furniture

Samantha LaBonne

Eversource Energy

Rob Lesko (Chairman)

DiMatteo Insurance

George Logan

Aquarion Water Company

Eileen Lopez-Cordone

UIL Holdings Corporation

Kurt Mansfield

Prudential Financial

Dan McAloon

United Healthcare

Ed McCreery

Pullman & Comley

George D. Mitchell, Jr.

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company

Angela Petitti

Gary’s East Coast Service

Jeremy Radtke

Better Packages


Debra Samorajczyk

Bishop Wicke/United Methodist Homes

Amanda Schenkle

Regional Water Authority

Michael Sciamanna

Webster Bank

Rob Scinto

R.D. Scinto, Inc.

Melanie Strout

FUEL, Valley Young Professionals 

Justin Vescovi

People’s United Bank

Kenneth Weinstein

Newtown Savings Bank

Paul Zepp

Farrel Pomini

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.

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