Chamber Staff & Board

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Join us on the third Thursday of each month at 12noon 

for an informative FREE webinar series 

Renewal and Resilience. 

Advance registration required.

Sign up by clicking here. 

Networking Breakfast on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30am at Villa Gardens

Click here to sign up and pay. 

Pacific Premier Bank sponsors in June.  

If you would like to sponsor a breakfast, please email kelly@pasadena-chamber.org

Thank You for Recruiting New Members:

Katelyn Barchowsy-Storied Lane Marketing

Rose Bowl Aquatic Center

 

 

Luncheon Alliance on the First Wednesday of Each month at 11:30am 

presented by Athens Services

June lunch is sponsored by Tony Caracoza with Forest Lawn.  

Click here to sign up and pay.  

 

 

Pasadena Perspective

Click here to read Pasadena Perspective the digital magazine of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce

Click here to view our New Homeowner Welcome Postcard. It is sent to everyone who purchases a home in the greater Pasadena area.

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 91106
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 street level.

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


 

Paul Little photo

 

Paul Little, President, CEO
After serving on the Pasadena City Council for three terms and the Board of the Los Angeles to Pasadena Metro Construction Authority that built the Gold Line to Pasadena, Paul worked 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.

 

 

 

 

Kelly Shearer

Kelly Shearer Escobedo, Member Service Manager
Ms. Shearer Escobedo 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

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,  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

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

Contact Linda.

 

 

 

Photos by Lyd & Mo Photography

 


 

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Don Schweitzer Chair
Nerissa Sugars Chair-Elect
Raphael Henderson* Immediate Past-Chair
Emilio Padilla-Larios Secretary
Mike Antenesse Treasurer
Paul Little President and CEO
Justin Tsui* Vice-chair, Marketing and Technology Committee
Charlotte Lacey Vice-chair, Legislative and Government Affairs
Katelyn Barchowsky Vice-chair, Member Services
Lynelle Bryant Vice-chair, Workforce Development
John Burt Vice-chair, Economic and Business Development

 

BOARD MEMBERS

  
Thomas Daly* Member
George Falardeau* Member
Hope Hayman Member
Charlotte Lacey Member
John Leano* Member
Hillary Schenk Member
Ishmael Trone* Member
William (Bill) Ukropina Member
Lloyd Wong Member
Stephanie Yamashiro Member
   

 

EX-OFFICIO

  
David Klug (City of Pasadena) Member
Rob McClinton (Innovate Pasadena) Member
Eric Solomon (Tournament of Roses) Member
Jen Weiden (Rose Bowl Stadium) Member

* Former Board chair