About Us

Mission Statement and Goals

The Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce is a not for profit membership organization. The Chamber’s mission is to foster a positive business environment for private and public entities operating in the County and to assure the successful continuation of, and growth of current and new business in our region.

The Chamber’s Board of Directors has identified four major goals for the organization:

Goal #1 – Member Services

The Chamber will seek to provide and regularly update those services needed by members.

Goal #2 – Government Interface

The Chamber shall communicate and support the business interest of its members to relevant local, state and federal governments and keep the members informed of relevant legislative issues.

Goal #3 – Visibility and Promotion

The Chamber will provide necessary means to promote Herkimer County as a great place to conduct business and to continue to promote Herkimer County as a “Great Place to Live, to Visit, and Make a Living.”

Goal #4 – Unifying Business and Public Entities

The Chamber will work with both the local business community and all local public entities to provide a strong unified economy.

About Herkimer County

Herkimer County is located in central New York State, northwest of Albany and east of Syracuse, equidistant between these two cities’ airports. The northern part of the county is in the Adirondack Park. The Mohawk River and Erie Canal flow across the south part of the county. Nearly 65,000 people call Herkimer County home, a region rich in history, blessed with family oriented communities and four seasons of recreation.

Our Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce strives to foster a positive business environment for private and public entities and to assure the successful continuation and growth of current and new business in the County.

Meet Our Board Of Directors

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Anthony Visconti

Treasurer

Board member since 2016

Connected Businesses
Arc Herkimer

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Richard Dowe

Board Member

Board member since 2014

Connected Businesses
Herkimer Housing Authority

Ron deJong

Board Member

Board member since 2015

Connected Businesses

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Melodie Greiner

Board Member

Board member since 2009

Connected Businesses
First Source FCU

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Mary Morse

Board Member

Board member since 1992

Connected Businesses
Kwik-Kut Mfg.

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Chris Bray

Attorney

Board member since 2015

Connected Businesses
Radley & Rheinhardt

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Sandra Claeys

Secretary

Board member since 2010

Connected Businesses

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Denise Snyder

Member since 2018

Connected Businesses
NBT Bank – Herkimer

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Michael Ogden

Board Member

Board member since 2011

Connected Businesses
Little Falls Hospital

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Dominic Frank

Board Member

Board member since 1997

Connected Businesses
Town of Herkimer

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Jennifer Lamphere

Board Member

Board member since 2017

Connected Businesses
Adirondack Bank

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Carrie McMurray

President

Board member since 2011

Connected Businesses
The Paige Group

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Sheila Claus

2nd VP

Board member since 2014

Connected Businesses
Remington Arms

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Sandra Sherwood

Board Member

Board Member since 2017

Connected Businesses
Herkimer BOCES

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Joseph Cirillo

1st VP

Board member since 2014

Connected Businesses
Cirillo Law Firm, PLLC

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Justin Hummel

Board Member

Board member since 2006

Connected Businesses
Hummel’s Office Plus

Joseph Tomaino

Board Member

Board member since 2010

Connected Businesses
NTC Net/Newport Telephone

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Linda Lamb

Board Member

Board member since 2014

Connected Businesses
Herkimer College

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Elyse Enea

Board Member

Board member since 2017

Connected Businesses
Herkimer Co. HealthNet, Inc

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Steve Long

Board Member

Board Member since 2017

Connected Businesses
M&T Bank – Herkimer

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Connie Castellano

Board Member

Board Member since 2017

Connected Businesses
Valley Health Services