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Board of Directors

The Chamber Board of Directors is made up of business leaders from different sectors who meet monthly to provide oversight to the Chamber's program of work and set policy for the organization. The Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month.

A photo of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors and Staff from the annual dinner in 2023.

Board of Directors and Staff at our Annual Meeting, 2023 (all page photo credits: Ray Ross 2023)

Ralph Mesite, Chair of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardRalph Mesite
Chair of the Board
Mesite Family Partnerships





Adriana Rodriguez, Vice Chair of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardAdriana Rodriguez
Vice Chair
Spanish Community of Wallingford (SCOW)





Ed Hogan, Treasurer of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce Board

Edward Hogan
Treasurer
MembersFirst CT Federal Credit Union




Carol Conant, Secretary of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardCarol Conant
Secretary
Marketing Graphics, LLC





Dan Quesnel, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardDaniel Quesnel
Immediate Past Chairman
Liberty Bank





Frank Ridley, Chairman Emeritus of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardFrank W. Ridley
Chairman Emeritus
Friends of the Meriden Public Library





Rosanne Ford, President of the Midstate Chamber of CommerceRosanne P. Ford
President
Midstate Chamber of Commerce





Erik Allison, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardErik Allison
RJ Media Group
Erik is the Vice President and Creative Director for the RJ Media Group.  He brings three decades worth of award-winning print and digital design /marketing to businesses in Central Connecticut. He is married and a father to two amazing kids. Erik volunteers as a coach and board member of the Wallingford Cardinals Softball program.

Joe Feest, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce Board

Joseph F. Feest
City of Meriden Economic Development Director






Kevin Ferrarotti member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardKevin Ferrarotti
Hartford Healthcare - Hunter's Ambulance Service





Scott Gombar, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce Board


Scott Gombar

Nwaj Tech LLC






Nikki Grillo, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce Board
Nikki Grillo

Nesso Group






Brian Hoeing, Esq., member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardBrian C. Hoeing, Esq.
Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, PC
Mr. Hoeing is Counsel at Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, PC where he focuses on Commercial Litigation, Professional Liability, and Product Liability. He has extensive experience achieving client-focused results through efficient advocacy in complex commercial, municipal, and personal disputes. UKS clients assisted by Mr. Hoeing include those in the insurance, manufacturing, financial, and service industries. 

Donna Hylton, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce Board

Donna Hylton
STEAM Train Inc.






Kerry Johnson, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardKerry Johnson
Chamber Ambassador/Travel Advisor






Leon Langs, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardLeon Langs
M&T Bank






Jaclyn Martorelli, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardJaclyn Martorelli
Turnkey Processing, LLC






Steven Minkler, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce Board

Steven Minkler
Central Connecticut State University






Carrie Mott, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardCarrie Mott
Bouvier Insurance






Elwyn B. Quirk, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardElwyn B. Quirk
Law Office of E.B. Quirk, LLC






Marisol Rodriguez, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardMarisol Rodriguez
Liberty Bank






Ann Marie L. Rosado, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardAnn Marie L. Rosado
Higher Health






Dave Sharron, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardDave Sharron
O.H. Platt High School






Efrain Valentin, member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce BoardEfrain Valentin
Valentin Karate