The mission of the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Chamber of Commerce is to bring businesses and resources together to serve, represent and promote local commerce while advancing the general welfare of our community.
At the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Chamber of Commerce, we advocate for the success and advancement of our local businesses. Whatever the size of your business, Chamber membership will help you build and expand your business connections, generate exposure through networking and advertising opportunities, and develop new resources by sharing the knowledge base of more than 150 local companies. We also offer a program for residents who want to participate in improving the Hamlet.
Top 10 Reasons to Join the Chamber
Membership in the Chamber is an investment in your business future. Experience the rewards of volunteering your time and talent to help make the community where you live and work a better place. As a Chamber member you will help sustain and improve the quality of life that you, your family and your employees enjoy.
Officers & Board of Directors
The 2017 Officers and Board of Directors of the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Chamber of Commerce are:
President: Alex Gallego, Gallego Financial Group of Raymond James
Vice President: Michael McGowan, Ampere Business Services, Inc.
Secretary: Susan Dembo, Susan Dembo Acupuncture
Treasurer: Walter Imperatore, Renaissance Property Associates
Dottie Simons, Dodds and Eder Home
Michele Browner, Hospice of New York
Board of Directors
Rob Brusca, Robert L. Brusca, Esq.
Ravin Chetram, Premier Payments
Catherine Drabin, Chrison & Bellina, James Guy
Jim Fuccio, Desocio & Fuccio, PC
Kelly Fuhrmann, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Richard LaMarca, Town of Oyster Bay
Patrick Lough, Charter Financial
Rustan Lundstrum, Coach Grill & Tavern
John McEvoy, Scicom
Angelo Mylonas, Greek Cove
Jim Perna, Long Island Picture Frame & Art Gallery
Dawn Riley, Oakcliff Sailing
Board Members Emeritus:
Austin Azzaretto, 1-800-50-TIRES
Paige Dawson, Laffey Real Estate
Executive Administrator: Darcy Tabako
President - Alex Gallego - Gallego Financial Group of Raymond James
Raymond James Financial
Senior Vice President, Investments
Prior to joining Raymond James in 2014, Alex held high-level roles with some of the financial industry’s leading firms, most recently as a senior vice president and branch manager at Stifel Nicolaus. He also serves as branch director of the Gallego Financial Group of Raymond James, working closely with his wife, Rosemarie. Alex graduated from the American Intercontinental University School of Business, and then went on to earn the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) designation from the College of Financial Planning and the Wealth Management Specialist (WMS) designation from Kaplan Financial Education.
Native New Yorkers, the Gallegos live in East Norwich with their children, Natalie, AJ and Anna. Alex is committed to helping make the Oyster Bay community a better place to live and work by supporting local business and cultural activities. The current president of the Oyster Bay/East Norwich Chamber of Commerce, Alex has actively volunteered with the Long Island Fight for Charity, St. Edwards Confessor School, and as a coach for the Locust Valley Bayville Soccer Club. He is also a retired NCOIC/unit commander of the New York State defense force 104 logistics support detachment 142 service company 14BN 88TH brigade. In 2015, Alex was appointed by the New York Department of State to be a notary public.
Vice President - Michael Mcgowan - Ampere Business Services, Inc.
The business started in 2008, underwent the usual growing pains and began to expand rapidly in the midwest by 2012. It's a simple business model which leverages internet technology to provide immediate effective marketing and information management to small business owners at a reasonable cost.
A Visual Slideshow of Our Chamber of Commerce
Businesses located in either Oyster Bay or East Norwich.
All Packages include membership dues
Basic Membership $125
Directory upgrade Logo $150
Sponsorship on One Page $150
Directory Upgrade & Sponsorship One Page $175
Non Profit Members
Non-profit organizations located in either Oyster Bay or East Norwich and the communities of Upper Brookville, Mill Neck, Laurel Hollow, Muttontown and Lattingtown.
All Packages include membership dues
Basic Membership $85
Directory upgrade Logo $110
Sponsorship on One Page $110
Directory Upgrade & Sponsorship One Page $135
Businesses or individuals whose business is not within Oyster Bay or East Norwich. $100.00
A Taste of the Chamber
Street Decorations – lighted snowflakes in the winter; flower baskets in the summer
Beautification - trees, lamp posts, trash cans, clean ups
Grants - work with municipalities to coordinate grants benefitting the community
Charity - donate to and work with non-profits to raise money for local causes
Community Support - organize efforts with and support events of other local groups
Business Support – networking, social media, special events, ribbon cuttings, marketing, advocacy
Cruise Nights - Tuesday evenings throughout the summer