Chamber Team


President and CEO

Randy Peers

718-875-1000 Ext. 101


Vice President, Human Resources and Administration

Sandra Purpura 

718-875-1000 Ext. 103

Senior Vice President
and Chief Policy Officer

Samara Karasyk

718-875-1000 Ext. 137


Senior Vice President and

Chief Administrative Officer

Rick Russo

718-875-1000 Ext. 121







Communications Coordinator

Megan Rooney

718-875-1000 Ext. 134




Economic Development

Senior Vice President and Chief Program & Economic Development Officer

Mitch Gipson

718-875-1000 Ext. 160

Director, 5 Chamber Alliance Initiatives

Avi Leshes

718-875-1000 Ext. 105


Director, Business Healthcare & Sr, Liaison for Policy and Membership Programs

Nancy Clermont

718-875-1000 Ext. 139

Director, Neighborhood Business Outreach

Luc Saint-Preux

718-875-1000 Ext. 113


Senior Project Manager, Economic Development

Katheryn Benedetto

718-875-1000 Ext. 331

Economic Development Coordinator

Saloni Sharma

718-875-1000 Ext. 138





Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Chandraban Motilall

718-875-1000 Ext. 112



Teresa Morales

718-875-1000 Ext. 110


June Hardy

718-875-1000 Ext. 107


Senior Vice President,

Lori Raphael

718-875-1000 Ext. 140

Coordinator, Membership

Lorraine Lowe

718-875-1000 Ext. 131





NYC Business Solutions – Brooklyn Center

Vice President, Business Services & Director, NYC Business Solutions Center 

Tondalaya London


Senior Finance Account Manager

Stevenson Joseph



Workforce Development

Program Manager, Good Help Services

Shenise Elliott

718-875-1000 Ext. 124


Special Events


Director, Special Events

Ty Lundy
718-875-1000 Ext. 118



Senior Account Manager, M/WBE and Recruitment 

Veronica Harris

718-875-1000 Ext. 127

General Account Manager

Turiya Bynoe 





M/WBE Finance Account Manager

Manny Maysonet

718-875-1000 Ext. 154

Recruitment and Training Account Manager

Frank Mitchell