The Melrose Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 organization with nearly 300 members and helps businesses and civic organizations in and around the City of Melrose grow and succeed through networking, advocacy, communications and events. The Chamber is the largest organization in Melrose dedicated to increasing economic activity through an involved membership representing a variety of industries and business sectors.

Learn more about the benefits of membership and how to join here.

Chamber Leadership

The Chamber is led by a volunteer Board of Directors which meets on the first Wednesday of each month, with the exception of July. Two staffed employees oversee the administration, marketing and member services for the organization.

2017 Board of Directors


President Christopher Cinella Edward Jones
President-Elect Judy Clark, Attorney Sullivan and Clark
Treasurer Joe Gulino Joseph S. Gulino, C.P.A.
Secretary Jeff Newman  Boston Photo Rental
Past-President Joan Cassidy The Grateful Thread 


Kevin Devinney Eastern Bank
Elaine Foley Wakefield Co-operative Bank
Joe Guarino LCM PLUS
Brad Hutchinson Brad Hutchinson Real Estate
James Halligan Miter Biter Frame Company
Jeff Jones Melrose Bank
Jason Lishin Whole Foods Market
Alan Macdonald Hallmark Health System
Joanne Schamberg Promotional Solutions
Joe Silva SpectraNetworks
John Tozza Marty’s Furniture
Joe Turner Turners Seafood Grill and Market


Chamber Staff:

Lauren Grymek, Executive Director

Kim Broberg, Assistant to the Executive Director