The Melrose Chamber of Commerce is an independent, private 501(c)6 organization with nearly 300 members helping 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. The Chamber produces four signature community events annually: the Summer Stroll, the Victorian Fair, Trick or Treat at Melrose Businesses and Home for the Holidays.

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, programming and member services for the organization.

Board of Directors


President Judy Clark, Attorney Sullivan and Clark
President-Elect Jeff Newman Boston Photo Renta
Treasurer Joe Gulino Joseph S. Gulino, C.P.A.
Secretary John Tozza Marty’s Furniture
Past-President Christopher Cinella Edward Jones


Meredith Baker MelroseWakefield Healthcare
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
Joanne Schamberg Promotional Solutions
Joe Silva Spectra Networks
Joe Turner Turners Seafood Grill and Market


Chamber Staff:

Lauren Grymek, Executive Director

Jennifer Manning, Assistant to the Executive Director