Our Team

Join Our Team!

We’re hiring! We are looking for a Membership Engagement Coordinator to join our team! This team member will engage with Chamber members, develop new relationships, promote Chamber benefits and work in a fun environment. Email your resume to chamber@gilroy.org. Click here to view the job description.

Board Members

The Gilroy Chamber of Commerce is governed by an 11-member Board of Directors. Each Director serves for a three-year term with a two-term limit. The Directors are elected by the Chamber Membership and represent a cross-section of the business community. The Chamber Board sets policy and has the fiduciary responsibility over the financial health of the organization.

Gina Lopez

Gina Lopez

Chair of the Board

Danny Mitchell

Danny Mitchell

Operations & Finance

Retired

Carlos Pineda

Carlos Pineda

Past Chair of the Board

Gloria Dela Merced

Gloria Dela Merced

Board of Directors

Andrea Nicolette

Andrea Nicolette

Board of Directors

Clorinda Sergi

Clorinda Sergi

V.C.- Public Affairs & Secretary

Sergi Properties

Mark Vivian

Mark Vivian

Treasurer

Sandy Le

Sandy Le

Board of Directors

Mark Jacobsen

Mark Jacobsen

Directors

Manny Bhandal

Manny Bhandal

Director

Tom Cline

Tom Cline

Board Member

Jay Menchaca

Jay Menchaca

VP Business Programs & Services

Luca Rutigliano

Luca Rutigliano

Business & Education Chair

Our Staff

Victoria Valencia

Victoria Valencia

President/CEO

Jude Miranda

Jude Miranda

Administrative Assistant

Candace Van Sambeek

Candace Van Sambeek

Economic Development Coordinator

"Joining the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce is one of the best business decisions I have made."

Anita Bedoya, Owner, Lapels Dry Cleaning

"While facing some delays opening our taphouse the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce intervened. Their creative approach to problem solving saved the day. The Chamber’s connections made a difference for us."

Ryan and Larissa Dickerson, Owners of Bitter Taphouse

"The Chamber has done a great job keeping me informed."

James Gargiulo, Spectrum Small Business Advisor

"We have been able to rely on the Chamber whenever we needed to be connected to people, resources and information."

Jaime Rosso, CEO, Rosso’s Furniture

"We have been actively involved in the Chamber for 20 years. We continue to stay involved because of the critical information they provide."

Bruce & Audrey Haller, Cafe 152 Bread Co.

"As a Gilroy Chamber of Commerce member, I’ve met more people, been able to give back to the community and be involved in decisions that affect our local economy."

Maria Cid, Farmers Insurance