Connecting People, Advocating for Business, Building a Stronger Business Community

The Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce is the largest and most comprehensive business organization in Orange County. We are the voice of business representing more than 600 businesses that provide jobs for thousands of employees. Investors include companies of all sizes and business sectors, including entrepreneurs and new start-up companies to major corporations, all who find benefit in belonging to the Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce.
The Chamber is taking care of your business by working for and with other partners to build a strong local economy, to be a strong advocate for business and other member benefit programs. The Chamber embraces a collaborate approach to working with government and community entities for the prosperity of the community.
The Chamber is a non-profit 501(c)(6) organization financed through membership dues investment and revenue generated by programs and events. The Chamber is not a government agency and does not receive public funds for any of its operations.
The Chamber programs, committees, and events are managed by an experienced team of staff members who work on behalf of the membership daily to ensure that the organization operates in a professional business manner. The strength of the organization is through the large contingent of dedicated business volunteers who serve on the board of directors. These volunteers willingly share time, talent, energy, ideas, and expertise ensuring the decisions made are balanced and in the best interest of the community.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors is the principal governing body of the organization. The board’s membership is diverse, with corporate and small business leaders serving to represent the business community of Huntington Beach. Board members determine the Chamber’s policy positions on business issues and advise the Chamber on strategies and policies.
Board members are volunteer investors in the Chamber and donate their time heading and attending committee meetings, assisting event execution and representing the Chamber out of the office. Representatives are responsible for attending full board meetings once per month for the length of their term.

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John Hobson
Board Chair
CIELO
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Barbara Mason
Immediate Past Chair
The Boeing Company
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Teri Miles
Vice Chair
Homesmart/Evergreen Realty
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Sheik Sattaur
Treasurer of the Executive Board
The Private Bank MUFG Union Bank
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Ed Mountford
Chair Economic Development
Cornerstone Real Estate Consulting
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Michael Grant
Chair Government Affairs
Michael Grant Construction Services
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Paul Motenko
Board Member
Stacked Restaurant
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Damien Vieille
Board Member
Vitabri Canopies
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Bill Blair
Board Member
California Resources Corporation
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Liliana Dongo
Board Member
Farmers & Merchants Bank
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Dianne Thompson
Board Member
State Farm Insurance
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Beth Hambelton
Board Member
MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center
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Jose Perez
Board Member
AES Huntington Beach
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Domenic Iorfino
Board Member
HB Digital/Home Run Media Group
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Scott Maloni
Board Member
Poseidon Resources Corporation
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Kelly Miller
Board Member
Visit Huntington Beach
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Rachel Ramirez
Board Member
Performance Excellence Partners
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Nicole Thompson
Board Member
First Bank

AMBASSADORS

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Sheik Sattaur
Committee Co-Chair
The Private Bank MUFG Union Bank
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Victoria Alberty
Comittee Co-Chair
TheLocalHB.com / HB Website Design
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Linda Vircks
Therapeutic Riding Center of Huntington Beach
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Cynthia Varnell
Gustafson Brothers
 
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Anne Marie Jones
Pacific Manufactured Homes
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Sue Prescott
Love at First Bite Catering
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Leigh Ann Gilmore
LegalSheild IdentitySheild
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Corvi Urling
Planet Home Lending
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Jim Duncan
AIM Office
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Maggie Choice
PriorityOne Bookkeeping
 
Jonathon Guzman
Goodwill Orange County
 
Kathryn Lavassiur
Huntington Beach Short-Term Rental Alliance
John Etheridge
Seashore Pest Control
 

The Ambassador Committee

The mission of the ambassadors is to increase and retain members in the Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce and to improve the quality of membership benefits. Each ambassador donates their time building relationships with new and ongoing members by introducing people at networking events, supporting new businesses at ribbon cuttings, and promoting local stores or locations at their monthly meetings. Each ambassador term is one year, and there is no limit on the amount of terms an ambassador can serve. The ambassador team meets on the second Wednesay of every month at 4 p.m.

STAFF

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Jeny Carpenter
Director of Operations & Investment Services
(714) 500-6101
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Stephanie Gorman
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
(714) 500-6104
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Phoenix Freeman
YEA Program Coordinator
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Tina Figarksy
Membership & Advertising Sales
(714) 500-6105
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Christine Nassr
Events & Programs Coordinator
(714) 500-6102

About Us

Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based business advocacy and networking organization that represents 675+ businesses, employing more than 160,000 employees in Huntington Beach and Orange County.

Contact Us

Phone (714) 536-8888

Fax (714) 960-7654

2134 Main Street
Suite 100
Huntington Beach CA, 92648