The Greater Ashtabula Chamber of Commerce was established in 1887 as the Chamber of Commerce of Ashtabula and was renamed the Greater Ashtabula Chamber of Commerce in 2015.  Since 1887,  it has served as the area’s leading referral service for Membership businesses. More than 400 Members work together to improve their business and build a better community in which to live. The strength of the Chamber lies in attracting the greatest number of Members, which creates a pool of resources to draw ideas, energy and leadership.

Chamber Board of Directors


John Steel

CompTech PCs

Past Chair

Tim Volpone

Ziegler Heating Company

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Chair Elect

Chris Panzone

In the Zone Gaming

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Patty White

Citizen Member

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Krista Shean

Ashtabula Area City Schools

Board of Directors

Dave Bogardus


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Paul Bolino

Community Counseling Center

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Denise Cousins

Citizen Member

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Denise DiDonato

University Hospitals

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Karen Fagnilli

The Lakehouse Inn Resort


Jenny Luhta


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Heather Starcheski

Ashtabula County Medical Center

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Chamber Staff

Greg Church

Executive Director


Interested in joining the Greater Ashtabula Chamber Board?

Our Mission


To advocate for business by engaging our members and connecting communities to improve Ashtabula County.

2021 Award Recipients

Business Excellence Award (1-10 Employees)

State Road Medical Facility

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Business Excellence Award (11+ Employees)

Ziegler Heating Company

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Community Outreach Award

Ashtabula County Community Action Agency

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Business Person of the Year

Barb Taylor- The Boot

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Executive's Award

Marty Cephas - ADDA


NOACC Bright Star Award

Patty White