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Chamber Leadership

LAX Coastal Chamber Staff

Christina Davis

Christina Davis


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Rachel Horning

Rachel Horning

Communications Director

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Chamberlain Duru

Chamberlain Duru

Vice President of Membership

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Chamberlain Duru

Judith Ciancimino

Office Manager

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Kirby Israelson

Kirby Israelson

Creative Director

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Chairman of the Board

Silvano Merlo

Silvano Merlo

Courtyard Marriott
Downtown Long Beach

2013-2014 Volunteer Chamber Leadership

  • Honorary Mayor:

    • Lisa Schwab
    • Cantalini’s Salerno Beach Restaurant
  • Chair-Elect:

    • TBA

Executive Officers

Charles Bassett Wallypark David Voss, Jr. Voss, Silverman & Braybrooke, LLP
Joe Devon Diamond Web Services Kelly King Villa Del Mar Apartments and Marina
Kristen Lonner Burns & Bouchard Lissa Dye Pacifica Hotel Co.
Liz Hall Inn at Playa del Rey Michael D'Amodio Embassy Suites LAX North
Silvano Merlo Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel Thomas Flintoft Kindel Gagan Inc.
Tony Palermo Tony P’s Dockside Grill  

Board of Directors

Belinda Jacobs The Promenade at Howard Hughes Cynthia Guidry Los Angeles World Airports
Diane Shapiro The Boeing Company Dr. Sharma Henderson Community Outreach and Opportunity Programs
Edgar Saenz Law Offices of Edgar Saenz Grace Yao Loyola Marymount University
Jamie Myer Jamie B. Myer, Architect Janet Nelson First Citizens Bank
Jory Rosen J. Rosen Group Keith Greville Arup
Liam Williams Brookfield Properties / Marina Towers Marveina Peters Teresa Peters Executive Realtors
Mike Harriel The Gas Company Open Seat Otis College of Art and Design
Rachel Sunday Playa Vista Insurance Services Richard LaVoy SuperShuttle
Tony Mira Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey Vince Buonocore Los Angeles Airport Marriott

2013-2014 Committee Chairs

  • Ambassadors:

    • Judith Wilson
    • Travel by J & R
  • Business Development:

    • Luis Jiminez
    • CorpLegal
    • Andy Freiburghouse
    • Pronto Income Tax of California, Inc.
  • Creative Economy:

    • Meg Linton
    • Otis College of Art and Design
  • Education:

    • Gwen Vuchsas
    • SECO Investigative & Security Services
  • Marina Affairs:

    • Chair:
    • Kelly King
    • Villa del Mar Apartments and Marina
    • Co-Chairs:
    • Diane Barretti
    • Sievers/Burnett Press
    • Jim Fawcett
    • USC Sea Grant Program
    • Marc Huffman
    • Playa Vista
    • Greg Wenger
    • Greg Wenger Photography
  • Public Policy:

    • David Voss, Jr.
    • Voss, Silverman & Braybrooke, LLP
  • Technology:

    • Brandon Lewis
    • Nerd Alert!
  • Tourism and Hospitality:

    • Alie Gaffan
    • Pacifica Hotel Co.
  • Young Professionals:

    • Ryan Gales
    • Jenkins Gales & Martinez Inc.