• InsdPgBg.jpg
  • Staff Directory

  • Your Chamber Staff is here to help!

    Please call us at 570-823-2101 or e-mail us using the format: firstname.lastname@wilkes-barre.org. (E-mail addresses are not printed here to prevent spam.) Direct Dial Phone Numbers begin 1-570-408-1xxx where xxx is the listed extension, unless otherwise noted.

    Please direct press inquiries to Lindsay Bezick at 570-408-1724 or info@wilkes-barre.org

  • Team Directory

  •  

    Wico van Genderen
    President/Chief Executive Officer

    Governance/Board Relations, Community Partnerships, Executive Leadership & Strategy, Capital and Infrastructure Investments

  •  

    Jeremy Yakus
    Business Development Manager – ext. 715

    Membership Sales & Retention, New Member Orientation, Digital Marketing, Community Partnerships


     

  •  

    Veronica Oropeza
    Staff Accountant - ext. 722

    Accounting Entries, Accounts Payable, Event Registration, Credit Card Management, Compliance Management

  •  

    Lindsay Bezick
    Vice President, Chamber of Commerce - ext. 724

    Affinity Groups, Education and Training, Program Management, Major Events, Sponsorship, Membership Programs, Wilkes-Barre Connect, Community Outreach

  •  

    Ben Eaton
    Membership Development Manager - ext. 728

    Database Updates, Member Services, Governance and Board Development, Chamber Ambassadors, Member-Specific Programs, Member Referrals, Member Retention

  •  

    Lauren Scott
    Administrative Assistant – ext. 710

    Scheduling, Calendar Management, Administration, Board and Committee Management 

  •  

    Matthew Bickert, CPA
    Controller - ext. 723

    Financial Reporting, Accounts Receivables, Payroll Processing, Bank Relationship Management, General Ledger Management, Budget, Human Resources 

  •  

    Meghan Flanagan
    Communication and Grants Manager - ext. 733

    Grant Writing, Grant Administration, Research, Internship Program, Internal and External Communication Writing, Economic Development Programs, Wilkes-Barre Connect