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


Tim Volpone

Ziegler Heating Company

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Past Chair

Karen Fagnilli

The Lakehouse Inn Resort


Vice Chair

John Steel

CompTech PCs


Patty White

Citizen Member

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Krista Shean

Ashtabula Area City Schools

Board of Directors

Paul Bolino

Community Counseling Center

Denise Cousins

Citizen Member

Denise DiDonato

University Hospitals

Jenny Luhta


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Chris Panzone

In the Zone Cards and Games

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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?

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Our Mission


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

2020 Award Recipients

Business Excellence Award (1-10 Employees)

Fargo Machine Company

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Business Excellence Award (11+ Employees)

Andover Bank

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Community Outreach Award

Tony's Deli & Catering

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Business Person of the Year

Rick Coblitz

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Executive's Award

Ashtabula County Family YMCA

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