Board of Directors

The Chamber's Leadership
Steve Batzer
Honorary Board Member SOSH Architects
Derrick Benns
Bank of America
Derrick Benns is a Senior Vice President for the Southern New Jersey Market in Business Banking at Bank of America. In this role, Derrick manages a...
Kenneth J. Calemmo
Chair of Economic Development Committee Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law
Kenneth J. Calemmo, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law, oversees operations of the 70-attorney firm with offices in ...
Carla Caulk
Sheraton Atlantic City Hotel
Carla Caulk is the Director of Sales & Marketing for the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel by Marriott, responsible for the strategic ...
Fred DeAndrea
Comcast Cable Communications
Fred DeAndrea serves as Sr. Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs for Comcast Cable’s Freedom Region.  In this role, Fred leads all local...
Barbara DeMarco
Co-Chair EDC/PPC Porzio Governmental Affairs, LLC.
Barbara DeMarco is Vice President at Porzio Governmental Affairs, specializing in gaming, technology, education, and agricultural policy as well as...
Diane M. Dixon
Hard Rock Hotel Casino
Diane Dixon is the Vice President of Purchasing and Retail Operations for Hard Rock Hotel &Casino and is responsible for overseeing Purchasing, Dis...
Barbara Gaba
Atlantic Cape Community College
Dr. Barbara Gaba was appointed the 9th president of Atlantic Cape Community College in January 2017, becoming the first female and first African Am...
Janice Johnston
Immediate Past Chair Berkshire Hathaway Fox and Roach - Janice Johnston
I sell or lease all types of commercial real estate. I have been in this business since 1996. If you are looking to buy, sell or lease a property, ...
Daniel Lombardo
Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, Inc.
CEO of a regional Human Services organization addressing the needs of the most underserved in our society.
Ed McFadden
South Jersey Gas
Ed McFadden is the Vice President of Sales and Business Development for SJI Utilities.  In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the Sales an...
Jacob Perskie
Fox Rothschild LLP
Jake Perskie is a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP. Based out of the firm’s Atlantic City Office, he is a skilled litigator and business counselor who...
Jeff Ropiecki
Immediate Past Chair OceanFirst Bank
I specialize in understanding the financial needs of local businesses and providing commercial financing solutions to meet them. At OceanFirst Bank...
Marty Small
Honorary Board Member City of Atlantic City NJ
Joseph Somers
Merrill a Bank of America Company
Joe believes client relationships can impact their lives for decades. Since joining Merrill in 1997, he has participated in transforming client int...
Shelley Yak
FAA William J. Hughes Techinical Center
Ms. Yak has served as the Director of the FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center since 2015.  She is responsible for managing, operating, and maint...
David Zappariello
South Jersey Transportation Authority
Mr. Zappariello joined the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) in 2016 and serves as the Chief of Staff.  He oversees communications, inte...
Alan Zuckerman
Flaster Greenberg, P.C.
Alan H. Zuckerman, shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC, serves as Chairman of the firm's Board of Directors and is the immediate-past Managing Shar...

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