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 2023 – 2024 Board of Directors

Jennifer Bull
PKF O’Connor Davies

Tom Burden
M&T Bank

Bing Carbone
Modern Plastics

Patrick Charmel
Griffin Health Services

Kevin Foley
Cushman & Wakefield of Connecticut

Tom Haynes
Haynes Group/Quarry Walk

Christiana Jones
Jones Family Farms/Winery

Katie Keeney
Comcast Business


Ramon Peralta
Peralta Design

Jeremy Radtke
Better Packages

Debra Samorajczyk
Wesley Village

Amanda Schenkle
Regional Water Authority

Michael Sciamanna
Webster Bank

Rob Scinto
R.D. Scinto, Inc.

Bruce Sofferman
Smile Dental Center

Melanie Strout

Kenneth Weinstein
Newtown Savings Bank

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.

Carlos Arrindell – Rose Insurance Agency
Matt Davis – Complete Payroll Solutions
Angie DiMauro – Strategic Benefits Group
Brandon Gannon – Primerica Financial Services
Kayla Hawley – Speech Pathology Group
Kayleigh Mihalko – Cloud Media Marketing
Walter Murphy – iBenefitsHR
Joe Perun – M&T Bank
Joe Pinto – Sinclair Risk & Financial Management
Steve Schwartz – Express Employment Professionals of Shelton