About the Chamber

The Upward Niagara Chamber of Commerce is a catalyst for business growth, convener for leaders and influencers, and Champion for stronger communities.


Our Chamber is a broad based business organization with over 300 members representing thousands of jobs.  We exist to do things to strengthen the local economy, represent the interest of business with government, promote community and build business relationships.

Visibility - Stand out and connect with businesses, organizations and neighboring communities!
Growth - Grow your business network and reach through connection and collaboration!
Credibility - Chamber Membership is respected by other businesses, the community and potential clients.
Network - Stay up to date on what is going on in the community.  We are committed to making connections that work for you!

Join the Chamber TODAY and become part of the success of the region!

Staff & Board of Directors

Chamber Leadership Staff

              Jennifer Pauly
           Jennifer Pauly, President

                      Suzanne Raby 1

   Suzanne Raby, Director of Finance



Susie Reinhardt, Executive Assistant


Executive Board

      Matt Villnave
    Chairman of the Board
            Matt Villnave
     Lewiston Digital, LLC                          Trait-Carre'
      Sara Liberale Morreale
         First Vice Chair
   Sara (Morreale) Liberale
     The Rose Hanger Shop
 Second Vice Chair
   Frederick Blue
    Great Lakes
     Real Estate

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            Jim Fittante
      Fittante Architecture

              Headshots Montante Group 22 Justin Tedesco pp

             Justin Tedesco
          Tedesco Enterprises


Board of Directors

Frank Campbell, Destination Niagara USA

Stephanie CattarinYBPA

Sonia Clark, Artpark & Company

Michael Cushman, Rhoney Funeral Home, Inc., Sanborn Business & Professional Assn.

Tom Deal, Deal Realty

Aaron Dey, Storynation Corp.

Matthew DiCamillo, DiCamillo Bakery

Michael Fiore, The Village Bake Shoppe

Dr. Mark Gallo, Niagara University

Karrie Gebhardt, Niagara Hospice

Lisa Lannon, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Lucy MutoM&T Bank

Kristen TrunzoHarold F. Hibbard & Sons Inc.

David Unversaw, Queen B's Cottage



We have many committees that members can serve on!  What skill set do you excel in that you could share with us?  We will put it to use!

Through partnerships with regional organizations and through positive relationships with elected leaders, the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce maintains a consistent and positive presence in Western New York.

Active Partnerships include:

Amherst Chamber of Commerce