GMCC - Your Business Community
The mission of the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce is to be an advocate for business and tourism; to promote business alliances; to provide valuable benefits and services to our members; and to serve as a strong community partner in the economic development efforts in the Greater Mystic area.
The Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, member based organization which is run by a dedicated team of three full-time and three part-time staff. Although our Staff may be small, we are mighty, and pride ourselves in developing and fostering relationships with our members and the community.
Vice-Chair- Dale Wolbrink, Mystic Aquarium
2nd Vice- Chair- Andrea Frickman, Mystic Arts Center
Treasurer- Helen D'Alessio, People's United Bank
Secretary- David Brown
Katie Bradford, Custom Marine Canvas
Bob Briere, The Day
Paige Bronk, Town of Groton
Christopher M. Calkins Jr., DIGISIST
Mary Hartmann, Mystic Shipyard
Ken Kopchik, Mystic Healthcare
Dan McFadden, Mystic Seaport
Mary Jane McLaughlin,Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
Jason Vincent, Town of Stonington
Ashley Polo, Foxwoods Casino
Rita Rivera, Mystic Country/ Eastern Regional Tourism District
Al Valente, ACI Merchant Systems
Ebbie Young, Stonington Vineyard
The Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce represents the voice of over 750 business members throughout the region. Founded in 1937, the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce has achieved many accomplishments on behalf of the community and our members. The Chamber acts as a unifying voice in a community which draws 60 percent of the state’s visitors to our region. The Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce participates in many local and state agencies advocating for our members and our community. We are governed by a 21-member Board of Directors representing businesses which showcase how diverse our membership is.