Our Chamber

Whether you are drawn to our region as a business owner, employee, tourist, future resident, or as an investor, the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing you with exceptional professional services and programs.

The Chamber is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving as the leading voice of business in Bristol County. By representing the interests of its diverse membership, as well as encouraging and promoting new and existing business activities, the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce has grown in recent years to become one of the larger and most active business organizations in Southern New England.

Our diverse membership base represents all sectors of the economy from education and innovative technology to healthcare, tourism and hospitality, manufacturing, service and small business. Members include publicly traded companies, privately owned manufacturers, entrepreneurs, sole proprietors, not-for-profits and professional firms, as well as banks, credit unions and insurance organizations.

Since its inception, the Chamber has been actively engaging leaders in government, workforce, education and economic development. We also educate the membership and provide them with a forum to address the ever-changing needs of the local business community. Our members enjoy impressive cost reducing programs, referrals, networking events, access to information, workforce training opportunities, a strong member-to-member discount program, effective and powerful advocacy and unparalleled business support services.

The Chamber staff and volunteers will continue to provide area businesses with all the support that we can. To learn more how the chamber is making a difference every day for local businesses, please contact a chamber staff member at (508) 676.8226. Thank you in advance for your interest on the Chamber and Bristol County.

Brian LeComte

Brian LeComte

Chair of the Board

Gold Medal Bakery
21 Penn Street, PO Box 1
Fall River, Ma 02724
Ph: (508) 674.5766

Carl Garcia

Carl Garcia

Immediate Past Chair

Carl's Collision Center, Inc.
1591 Bay St.
Fall River, Ma 02724
Ph: (508) 675.5422

Bill Perkins

Bill Perkins

Chair Elect

People, Inc.
4 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02721
Ph: (508) 679.5233

Eileen M. Danahey

Eileen M. Danahey

First Vice Chair

St. Anne's Credit Union
286 Oliver Street
Fall River, MA 02724
Ph: (877) 782.6637

Nick Christ

Nick Christ

Second Vice Chair

BayCoast Bank
330 Swansea Mall Drive
Swansea, MA 02777
Ph: (508) 675.4465

Matthew Schondek

Matthew Schondek

Treasurer

Fall River Municipal Credit Union
333 Milliken Boulevard
Fall River, MA 027721
Ph: (508) 678.9028

Curt Nelson

Curt Nelson

Clerk

Nelson Insurance & Financial
P.O. Box 9728
Fall River, MA 02720
Ph: (508) 672.3096

Michael F. O'Sullivan

Michael F. O'Sullivan

President & CEO

200 Pocasset Street
Fall River, MA 02721
Phone: (508) 676.8226
Fax: (508) 675.5932

Term Ending December 31, 2019

1. Mike Bushell, St. Anne’s Hospital
2. Bill Burns, Southcoast Health Systems
3. Catherine Dillon, BankFive
4. Charlie Fellows, LaFrance Hospitality
5. Melody Lavoie, Medeiros, Lavoie & Wilson, Inc.
6. Doug Rodrigues, D.E. Rodrigues & Co., Inc.
7. Matt Zenni, Liberty Utilities

Term Ending December 31, 2020

1. Linda Baker, Baker Sign Works
2. LoriAnn Taylor Branco, Center for Sight
3. Roger A. Cabral, Bristol County Savings Bank
4. Michael Lund, Borden Light Marina
5. Scott O'Brien, O'Brien Plumbing & Globe Car Wash 
6. Carl Sawejko , Sawejko Communications
7. Rick Manuels, Spindle City Auto Glass

Term Ending December 31, 2021

1. Carmen Aguilar, Bristol Community College
2. Monte Ferris, Venus de Milo
3. Anthony Medeiros, Mechanics Cooperative Bank
4.Jeremiah Hernandez, EforAll
5. Arthur Pacheco, New York Life
6. Gary P. Howayek, Esq.
7. Dawn Rusin, Re/Max Right Choice