Our Team

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.

Danny Mitchell

Danny Mitchell

Chair of the Board, Operations & Finance

Retired
Scott Winant

Scott Winant

Past Chair of the Board

Carlos Pineda

Carlos Pineda

Chair of the Board Elect

Diane Atkinson

Diane Atkinson

Director

Clorinda Sergi

Clorinda Sergi

V.C.- Public Affairs & Secretary

Sergi Properties
Mark Vivian

Mark Vivian

Treasurer

Jay Menchaca

Jay Menchaca

VP Business Programs & Services

Luca Rutigliano

Luca Rutigliano

Business & Education Chair

Michele Campbell

Michele Campbell

Director

Mark Jacobsen

Mark Jacobsen

Director

Manny Bhandal

Manny Bhandal

Director

Our Staff

Mark Turner

Mark Turner

President/CEO

Jude Miranda

Jude Miranda

Administrative Assistant

Victoria Valencia

Victoria Valencia

Community Relations Coordinator

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