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Greater Newburyport Chamber Staff & Board of Directors

The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry leads our community toward sustainable economic growth, advocates a pro-business climate for our members, builds upon the area’s educational foundations, and establishes and executes the communities vision to improve the quality of life.

Nate Allard, Vice President & Director of Membership

Nate is currently the point person at the chamber for new member development, marketing, and making sure greater Newburyport business owners are happy and thriving! Prior to joining the chamber, Nate served as Director of Marketing, Taproom & Events for True North Ale Company in Ipswich, MA. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and…

Frank G. Cousins, Jr., President/CEO

Former Essex County Sheriff and lifelong Newburyport resident Frank G. Cousins Jr. has been chosen to lead the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry as its next president. “We are elated to have someone of Frank’s caliber lead this organization,” said Chairperson Julie Ganong in announcing the selection. “Frank brings so much to this…

Nora Cronin, Member Services

Nora works very hard handling all of the Chamber’s social media efforts, please feel free to reach out to her with requests! Email

Victoria Stubbs, Membership Services


Board of Directors

Pat Cannon, Beach Plum Flower Shop

Mark Griffin, Finneran & Nicholson, P.C.

Kathy Aiello, Atlantic Hospitality Group

Bill Nichelmann, The Grog

Christopher Skiba, Newburyport Development LLC

Michael Trotta, Crystal Engineering Co.

Joanna Tsiantas, Strem Chemicals, Inc.

Rich Ryan, Aflac

Matt Khatib, M.K. Benatti Jewelers

Kenneth Adams Jr., Adams Imaging Systems

George Carey, Sea Level Oyster Bar


George Ellison, Baystate Financial Services

Captain Gig Michaud, Compass Rose Yacht Charters, LLC

Lisa Burke, Farley's of Newburyport

Suzanne Dubus, Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center, Inc.


Kelley Sullivan, Anna Jaques Hospital

Taunya Wolfe Finn CTP, Wolfe Adventures & Tours, LLC

Robert Jones, Newburyport Bank

Frank Bertolino, North Shore Realty Group

Jeff Nahas, Barking Dog Bar & Grill

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