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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.

Katy O’Connor Ives, President

Katy O’Connor Ives, elected to the Massachusetts Legislature in 2012 as State Senator for the first Essex District, represented Amesbury, Haverhill, Merrimac, Methuen, Newburyport, North Andover and Salisbury for three terms. In the State Senate, she served as the Co-Chair of the legislature’s Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development and Co-Chaired the Joint…

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…

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

Kenneth Adams Jr., Adams Imaging Systems

Kathy Aiello, Atlantic Hospitality Group

Frank Bertolino, North Shore Realty Group

Lisa Burke, Farley's of Newburyport

Jeff Christensen, The Cottage Plum Island

Mary Anne Clancy, Institution for Savings

Bill Butler Clary, Renewable Energy and Stormsurge

George Carey, Sea Level Oyster Bar

Pat Cannon, Beach Plum Flower Shop

Suzanne Dubus, Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center, Inc.



Taunya Wolfe Finn CTP, Wolfe Adventures & Tours

Rebecca Fortado, Salem 5

Robert Jones, Newburyport Bank

Jeff Nahas, Barking Dog Bar & Grill

Bill Nichelmann, The Grog

Tom Nicholson, Finneran & Nicholson, P.C

Chris McIntosh, Northshore Magazine

Rich Ryan, Aflac

Christopher Skiba, Newburyport Development

Kelley Sullivan, Anna Jaques Hospital

Michael Trotta, Crystal Engineering Co.

Executive Committee

Chair: Taunya Wolfe Finn

Treasurer: Michael Trotta

Clerk: Richard Ryan

At Large: Suzanne Dubus

Vice Chair: Kathy Aiello

Vice Chair: George Carey

Vice Chair: Ginny Eramo

President: Katy O'Connor Ives

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