Who we are

Chamber Staff

Convention and Visitors Bureau Staff

Board of Directors & Officers


    Jerry Dietz, Board Chair
    CSP Management

    Lisa Whitaker, Chair Elect

    David Turan, Treasurer
    DiMarco, Abiusi & Pascarella, CPA

    Grace Chiang, Assistant Treasurer
    Chiang|O’Brien Architects

    Marshall McCormick, Vice Chair, Membership
    Fingerlakes Wealth Management

    Gary Stewart, Vice Chair, Community Relations
    Cornell University

    Mary Stazi, Vice Chair, Education & Workforce Development
    The Computing Center

    Kara Taylor, Past Chair
    Tompkins Trust Company


    Simon Barrette Borg Warner

    Paul Brenner Tompkins Cortland Community College

    Kelli Cartmill Hilton Garden Inn

    Laura Winter Falk Experience! The Finger Lakes, LLC

    Gary Ferguson Downtown Ithaca Alliance

    George Ferrari Community Foundation of Tompkins County

    Joanne Finlay Therm Inc.

    Michael Katz Edible Arrangements

    Michael Lane Tompkins County Legislature

    Laurie Linn Communiqué Design & Marketing

    Todd Mallinson WPIE 1160 ESPN

    Jeff Matteson TST BOCES

    Julia Mattick Tompkins Cty. Workforce Investment Bd

    Heather McDaniel Tompkins County Area Development

    Peter Parkes Benjamin Peters

    Bob Pass NYSEG

    Alan Pedersen CMC at Ithaca

    Aaron Rovitz Triphammer Wine & Spirits

    Jason Sanford Elmira Savings Bank

    Marty Stallone, M.D. Cayuga Medical Center

    Mary Stazi The Computing Center

    Helen Talty Tompkins Trust Company

    Kara Taylor Tompkins Trust Company