About Us

behind the scenes At The Chamber

Non-Profit, Membership-Driven

The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce is a private, not-for-profit, membership-driven organization that brings together representatives from throughout the county to promote a vibrant local economy.

Local Business Support

Our membership consists of businesses and organizations from all facets of our local community. With nearly 500 business members, The Chamber leads in the pursuit of creating an environment for business success in Genesee County. This success ultimately aims to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Genesee County.

We Promote Local Business

We promote the local business community of Genesee County NY through a variety of outlets including print, radio, online & social media.

We Support Local Business

We keep the local business community educated and up-to-date with subject expert-led workshops, webinars, and in-person trainings.  We also advocate on their behalf.

We Connect Local Business

We coordinate various networking and special events to encourage the connection of our local business members.

We have an award-winning Tourism Department

The Chamber is the Tourism Promotion Agency for Genesee County and operates the Genesee County Visitor Center.

Your Dream. Our Mission.

We Believe In Local Business in Genesee County

The ultimate goal of The Chamber is to further the interests of the local business community in Genesee County, in-turn creating a better community for all of us to live.

meet our amazing team

The Faces Behind our Success

We Couldn’t Do It Without Them

Tom Turnbull


Kelly Bermingham

Director of Member Relations & Special Events

Kelly Rapone

Tourism Marketing Director

Sara Stockwell

Accounting & Human Resource Director

Morgan Hoffman

Assistant Tourism Marketing Director

Katy Hobbs

Membership and Marketing Director

Our Board of Directors

A Team of Genesee County, NY Business People

Executive Committee


Mickey Hyde (Chair) 

Tompkins Bank of Castile

John Whiting (Chair Elect)

Whiting Law Firm

Joe Forsyth (Treasurer)

Certified Public Accountant

Janice Jones (Secretary)

Bonduelle USA

Danielle Rotondo (Immediate Past Chair)

Terry Hills Golf Course and Banquet Facility

Daniel Fischer – WBTA Radio 1490

Tammy Hathaway – Batavia Development Corporation

Beth Kemp – Council Rock Wealth Advisory Group

Justin Kipfer – Six Flags Darien Lake

Jeremy Liles – Oliver’s Candies

Patrick McGee – Byron-Bergen Central School District

Barbara O’Rourke – Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel

Richard Sutherland – Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council

Peggy Weissend – Visiting Nursing Association of WNY