Chamber Staff & Board

The staff of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce is here to assist the general public as well as our Chamber membership.

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
44 North Mentor Avenue
Pasadena, CA 9110
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Tel: (626) 795-3355  Fax: (626) 795-5603

info@pasadena-chamber.org

We are located just north of Colorado Boulevard and one block east of Lake Avenue in Pasadena. Our offices are at sreet level.

The following is a brief introduction to our key employees and their primary areas of responsibility.

Paul Little, President, CEO
After serving on the Pasadena City Council for three terms and working as a public relations and communications consultant in the private sector, Paul Little joined the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Little serves as chief executive and administrative officer of the corporation. He also serves on the Board of Directors and all other committees.

Contact Paul.

 

Amy Foell, Workforce Development Manager

Ms. Foell supports the Chamber workforce development efforts by working closely with local educational institutions, especially our public schools, to facilitate business interactions with students and educators. She assists with intern placements, classroom speakers and job shadow opportunities to ensure young people in our community have real-world experience as they make choices about their futures.

Contact Amy.

 

Kelly Shearer, Office and Member Service Manager
Ms. Shearer provides all manner of support to members while organizing and ensuring efficient operation of the Chamber offices. She maintains the member database, staffs the Ambassadors and provides support for all Chamber functions and events.

Contact Kelly.

 


Leanne Waggoner, Events and External Affairs Manager
Ms. Waggoner provides staff leadership and support for all Chamber events, including the Inaugural Gala, TAste of Pasadena, annual Golf Tournament, Tournament of Roses President’s Breakfast and other events. She also provides staff support for the Legislative and Government Affairs Committee, Business Development Committee and Workforce Development Committee of the Chamber.

Contact Leanne.


 

 

Linda Whaley, Staff Support Services
Ms. Whaley provides all internal office support to maintain timely and efficient support and service to Chamber members.

Contact Linda.

 

 

 

 


OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Robin McCarthy   Chair
Karl Bird   Chair-Elect
Ishmael Trone   Immediate Past-Chair
Valerie Prince   Secretary
Don Schweitzer   Treasurer
Paul Little   President and CEO
Justin Tsui   Vice-chair, Technology Committee
Salomon Davila   Vice-chair, Workforce Development
Michael D’Antuono   Vice-chair, Legislative and Government Affairs
John Leano   Vice-chair, Member Services
Karl Bird   Vice-chair, Economic and Business Development
Ishmael Trone  

Vice-chair, Workforce Development

BOARD MEMBERS

   
Jeff Christoffel   Member
Thomas Daly   Member
Veronica Garcia Davalos   Member
Aida Dimejian   Member
Kevin Duffy   Member
Catherine Farrell   Member
Michael David Gallego   Member
Bernardo Godoy   Member
Victor Griego   Member
Raphael Henderson   Member
Cliff Houser   Member
CL Keedy   Member
John Leano   Member
Blake Longo   Member
Lauren Marlis   Member
Margaret Martinez   Member
Rashmi Menon   Member
Alejandro (Alex) Montes   Member
Nathalia Morales-Evanks   Member
Armando Ramirez   Member
Gail Schaper-Gordon   Member
Charles Stanislawski   Member
     
EX-OFFICIO    
Laura Farber (Tournament of Roses)   Member
Darryl Dunn (Rose Bowl)   Member
Eric Duyshart (City of Pasadena)   Member