Meet our Team

Guy Occhiogrosso
Guy OcchiogrossoPresident/CEO
As President/CEO, it is my job to oversee the day to day functions of the Chamber and lead the way for the economic health of our community. I have the privilege of leading the Chamber and this business community into sustainable prosperity now and into the future.

Shelli Jones
Shelli JonesMarketing Coordinator
As the Marketing Coordinator, it is my job to help promote the Chamber and our members. This is accomplished through the Chamber’s website, e-newsletter, weekly radio program on KGMI, business referrals, at our business and community events, and various print publications including our Community & Business Resource Directory, our online business directory, and through our local media partners.
Stephanie Wiley
Stephanie WileyPrograms & Events Coordinator
As the Program & Events Coordinator, my job to make sure that the programs we offer our members, along with our community events, are the best quality that we can provide, and that truly bring value to our community. As a Bellingham native, it is a privilege being a part of a team that supports the businesses and organizations that make our community so fantastic.
Laura Roberts
Laura RobertsBookkeeper
As the Bookkeeper it is my privilege to support the Chamber team with organized information and streamlined processes. I immediately fell in love with the Bellingham area when I moved here in 1998 and I feel so blessed to be part of such a great team serving our local businesses and community.

Our Member Services Team

Shanna Tennyson
Shanna TennysonBusiness Development/Sales Manager
I have been a resident of Whatcom County for 18 years and enjoy every aspect Bellingham has to offer.
I can’t imagine living anywhere else! I am thrilled to be joining the team at the Bellingham Chamber of Commerce. Working as the Sales and Business Development Manager, I look forward to using my skills in sales and in building relationships to help our community thrive.

Liz Leighton
Liz LeightonMembership Engagement Assistant
As the Membership Engagement Assistant, it is my privilege to welcome new members, assist all members with questions and concerns, and help Shänna in whatever support she needs.
I also answer the phones and work the front desk, and assist Shelli with the Business Buzz and posting your press releases to our website. I love being part of the Chamber team.
I’m always happy to hear from you, so don’t hesitate to reach out whenever you need to!