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About The Chamber

“The Hancock Area Chamber of Commerce believes that healthy communities begin with healthy local businesses. We can achieve this by focusing on key areas such as regional economic and community development, through advocacy, tourism, marketing and promotions that foster business engagement. We partner with local and civic organizations and municipal leaders to help local companies succeed, and present a unified voice of business for the improvement of our town, hamlets, and indeed all local communities in our area.”
Founded in December 1998, the Hancock Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to represent this vibrant and historic community on behalf of our historic businesses. We are eager to work with all local business owners to support your unique vision or initiatives. The Chamber is here to support, market, and advertise local businesses and to ensure your continued success. The Hancock Area Chamber of Commerce is an IRS approved 501(c)6 organization.
If your business needs an introduction to local suppliers, leaders, organizations, or new opportunities then Join Today for a better tomorrow! Please reach out to the Chamber and let us know how we can best serve your business, which keeps the community thriving and moving forward!


Hancock Chamber – Executive Board & Directors



Officers – 2022

  • President: Ashley Rossi
  • Vice President: Richard H. Lowe, III
  • Treasurer: Mike Argiros
  • Secretary: Carmella Seely


Kristin Burden, Dan Clark, Jim Costelonik, Andrew Gross, Dawn Joyce, Jim Kilgore, Ken Salvistrini, Sherri Resti Thomas, Robert Wrighter Jr.  (Email will go to everyone on chamber board)

2022 Chamber Committees

Activities & Membership Members:

Ashley Rossi, Carmella Seely, Dawn Joyce, Paul, Kristin Burden, Bill Gross, Andrew Gross, and Vallessa Monk.

Fundraising & Finance Members:

Ashley Rossi, Jim Kilgore, Mike Argirios, Richard Lowe, Bobbi Cicio, Ken Salvestrini, and Andrew Gross.

Advertising and Promotions Members:

Ashley Rossi, Sherri Resti-Thomas, Cindy Ray, Vallessa Monk, Carmella Seely, and Jim Kilgore.

Nominating Committee Members:

Ashley Rossi, Bill Gross, Vallessa Monk, Carmella Seely, and Dan Clark.

Take a Country Drive Campaign Members:

Sherri Resti-Thomas – Chair, Ashley Rossi, Cindy Argiros, Jim Kilgore, Vallessa Monk, and Carmella Seely.

Marketing& Digital Media Members (Includes: Digital Advertising & Website)

Chris Gross- Chair, Ashley Rossi, Jim Kilgore, Joe Iozzi, Carmella Seely, and Richard H. Lowe, III.