About the Chamber

The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce serves the Niagara region and beyond. We represent the interests of small business, industry, and financial services, not for profits, tourism, religious organizations, and healthcare professionals. We are dedicated to serving our members through a diverse menu of programs and services available through our organization.

Nominate the next Business & Citizen of the Year Recipients!

The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce will honor our Business & Citizen of the Year recipients on Thursday, May 21st at the Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons, Niagara University. Please join us in providing a nomination for the prestigious Business of the Year / Citizen of the Year awards!

Business of the Year Nomination Form

Citizen of the Year Nomination Form
ominations will be accepted until end of day February 14, 2020.

Past Chamber of Commerce Business & Citizen of the Year Recipients

The Chamber offers many opportunities to network and share business information.  Interested in attending our next Business Blender Networking event? Call the Chamber at 754-9500 for more information and we will send you a complimentary pass if this is your first time attending one!

We have many committees that members can serve on!  What skill set do you excel in that you could share with us?  We will put it to use!
Committees meet monthly or every other month: 

Government Affairs
Lewiston Business Group

Through partnerships with regional organizations and through positive relationships with elected leaders, the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce maintains a consistent and positive presence in Western New York.

Partnerships include:

Amherst Chamber of Commerce
Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives
Destination Niagara USA
Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce
Lake Ontario Preparedness Group
Niagara County Center for Economic Development
Niagara County Economic Development Strategy Committee
Niagara Falls International Airport Stakeholders
Niagara USA Chamber
Niagara Wine Trail

Local Historic, Cultural and Civic Organizations

Our Mission and Goals

To unify the Niagara River Region and to promote it as a premiere place to live, work and play while promoting tourism, business development, quality of life and the history and culture of the region.

Staff & Board of Directors

Chamber Staff

Jennifer Pauly
716.754.9500 Ext. 12

Suzanne M. Raby
Director of Finance & Insurance
716.754.9500 Ext. 11

Board of Directors

Chairwoman - Christine O'Hara, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation
First Vice Chair - Matthew Villnave, Lewiston Digital, LLC, Niagara University, Niagara Falls National Heritage Area
Second Vice Chair - Frederick Blue, Great Lakes Real Estate
Secretary - Margaret Toohey, The Lewiston Insurance Agency
Treasurer - James Fittante, Fittante Architecture P.C., Samana Salt Spa

Jeffrey Baker
Baker Farms, LLC

Chuck Barber
Apple Granny Restaurant 

Elizabeth Best
Mount. St. Mary's Hospital & Health Center

Michael Broderick
The Orange Cat Coffee Co.

Dr. Kyle Clayton
Ransomville Family Chiropractic
Ransomville Business & Professional Assn.

Michael Fiore
The Village Bake Shoppe
Lewiston Business Group

Michael Cushman
Rhoney Funeral Home, Inc.
Sanborn Business & Professional Assn.

Aaron Dey
Emerge Marketing

David Giusiana
Giusiana Architects & Engineer

Joe Greer
Modern Corporation

Kyle Heath

Bill Hilts Jr.
Destination Niagara USA

Kevin Krisnosky
Streamline Digital

Lisa Lannon
HART, Inc.

Noelle Lepine
Northwest Bank

Lucy Muto
M&T Bank

Stephanie Cattarin
Hunt IRA

Kristen Trunzo
Harold F. Hibbard & Sons Inc.