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About Us

Who we Are

We are an independent, non-profit organization that is the convener, voice and advocate of our region's business community. We help our members and Greater Boston succeed by:

  • Connecting business leaders to build meaningful professional relationships
  • Informing the business community on the most important issues facing our region
  • Shaping public policies that sustain Greater Boston's competitiveness
  • Providing leadership development programs that foster professional growth

Meet Your Chamber Team

From Membership to Programs, Policy to Communications and Marketing, our team has one goal in mind: helping our members and our region thrive. We take pride in working together to be your connection to the Greater Boston business community. 

James E. Rooney
President & Chief Executive Officer
Jeanne Sullivan
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
Katy O'Neil
Executive Vice President
Evelyn Barahona
Vice President, Membership Development
Sammia Atoui
Vice President, Member Services
John Joy
Director of Membership Development
Erica Smith
Senior Membership Development Manager
Vanessa Jean
Member Services Manager
Jodi-Tatiana Charles
Director of Small and Diverse Business Engagement
Celia Richa
Director of Programs
Ali Nigro
Program Manager
Luz Arregoces
Program Coordinator
Caitlin Fisher
Director of Leadership Initiatives
Loreen Watts
Operations Manager
Carolyn Ryan
Senior Vice President, Policy & Research
Benjamin Stuart
Research & Data Analyst
Kristin Grazioso
Government Relations Manager
Jessica Seney
Policy Consultant
Justin Kang
Vice President, Strategy and Growth / Executive Director, City Awake
Sheena Collier
Director of Strategy & Engagement; Managing Director, City Awake
Melanie Patchen
Program Manager / Program Manager, City Awake
Terence Burke
Vice President of Communications Strategy
Katie Hauser
Communications Director
Jennie Pane-Joyce
Marketing Manager
Beilei Huang
Senior Director Finance & Administration
Esther Bellot
Accounts Receivable Analyst