• About Us

  • Since 1914, the Chamber staff and Board of Directors have dedicated themselves to serving the needs of our Members and the communities we serve.  Consistently listening and responding to our Members and the business climate, the Corning Area Chamber of Commerce provides business resources, contacts and government advocacy on behalf of all our Members.  Empowering our Members through a united voice, access and as a leading business organization, the Chamber strives to strengthen and contribute to economic growth and development through vital community partnerships.

    Mission and Vision

    The Corning Area Chamber of Commerce serves and advances business and community interests of the region. We provide the resources, education, networking and advocacy to bridge our Members to prosperity.

    We Believe:

    • Businesses have a powerful voice when united
    • Members deserve a return on their investment, with value-added benefits
    • Relationships, responsiveness, accountability, and integrity are the foundation of our organization - internal and external
    • Being a community partner and proactive leader is essential to our sustainability

    Staff

    Denise K. Ackley, IOM - President
    dkackley@corningny.com

    Jessica L. Degarmo - Director of Member Services and Development
    jldegarmo@corningny.com

    Janet B. Morgan - Director of Events
    jbmorgan@corningny.com

    April N. Wray - Office Manager
    finance@corningny.com

    Andrew L. Schultz - Information Center Manager
    alschultz@corningny.com

    Shirley R. Toole - Information Center Assistant Manager
    info@corningny.com

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