STAFF & EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Derrick Brown, Executive Director
646-383-6043, ext. 10
Curt Williamson, Membership Manager
646-383-6043, ext. 20
Gonzo Araya, Chair
Publicizes Chamber through Excelsior! and social media. Produces multimedia and photography for events.
Michael Hudson, Chair
Ambassadors welcome event participants, discuss membership benefits with members and guests, and manage the quarterly New Members’ Breakfast.
David Ricciardi, Chair
Creates educational workshops and events providing member companies with increased effectiveness in competing for corporate contracts.
Legal IndustryJack Osborn, Esq., Chair
Facilitates connections among attorneys and firms; produces educational programs for member law firms, non-profits, small businesses and corporations; and provides mentorship opportunities to students.
Media and Entertainment Industry
Michael Todd Cohen, Chair
Provides professional educational programming, connects corporations and LGBT certified businesses, and moves the industry forward through the collaboration of LGBT media and entertainment experts and professionals.
Social Impact IndustryShameek Bose, Chair
Supports Chamber members advancing their social impact. Aligns members’ goals with social values that matter to the LGBT community, and offers opportunities to connect, grow, learn and share.
Financial Services IndustryScott Galea, Chair
Offers the community of deal-making LGBT and allied financial professionals access to industry experts who gather to discuss global markets, the economy and other relevant topics, in an environment fostering learning, idea exchange and networking.
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