Merrimack Valley Chamber Welcomes New Director; Thanks Retirees

Merrimack Valley Chamber President Joseph J. Bevilacqua, left, with Gov. Charlie Baker and developer Salvatore N. Lupoli in 2017. (WHAV News file photograph.)

Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Joseph J. Bevilacqua, Gov. Charlie Baker and Chairman Salvatore Lupoli during last fall’s annual dinner. (WHAV News photograph.)

The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce this week welcomed a new board member and thanked five retiring directors for their many years of service.

Iverson Guo of Karma Restaurant, Andover, is the newest member of the board of directors, joining during a lunch ceremony Monday. Retiring from the board were Peter Matthews, Merrimack Valley Credit Union; Anita Worden, Solectria; Andrea Luppi, Columbia Gas; David Yee, China Blossom; and Ed Mueskes. Chamber President and CEO Joseph J. Bevilacqua offered his gratitude.

“The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce is the most successful business organization serving the Merrimack Valley,” Bevilacqua said, “and continues to be the recognized business organization people turn to when they need to get things done.”

With Matthews’ retirement, Align Credit Union President and CEO Kenneth M. Del Rossi becomes the Chamber’s treasurer.

Here is the complete list of officers, executive committee member and directors:


  • Chairman Salvatore Lupoli, Lupoli Companies
  • Treasurer Kenneth M. Del Rossi, Align Credit Union
  • Clerk Robert W. Lavoie, Johnson & Borenstein
  • President/CEO Joseph J. Bevilacqua

Executive Committee

  • Dr. Lane Glenn, Northern Essex Community College
  • James T. Carnevale, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems
  • Cal Williams, United Way of Mass Bay and Merrimack Valley
  • Kimberly Abare, New England Die Cutting
  • Antonio Lopez, Lopez, Chaff & Weisman Associates
  • Tricia Sabulis, A. P. Michaud Insurance Agency
  • Jane Walsh, Northmark Bank


  • Diane J. Anderson, Lawrence General Hospital
  • Nancy Carace, Pest-End/Pest End Exterminating & Pro Tech Lawn Care
  • Jessica Caron, UPS
  • Curt Clark, Golden Fleece/Southwick
  • William DeRosa, Smolak Farm
  • Sheila M. Doherty, Doherty Insurance Agency
  • David Gendall, National Grid
  • Daniel Griggs, TD Bank
  • Iverson Guo, Karma Restaurant
  • Timothy Haskins, Putnam Investments
  • Craig Jesiolowski, Holy Family Hospital
  • Mitchell Kearny, TEC
  • John Lavoie, Greater Lawrence Technical School
  • Maureen Lynch, Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School
  • Dennis McCarthy, Lazarus House
  • Michael Sullivan, T.A. Sullivan Insurance Company
  • John J. Sarro, Pentucket Medical Associates
  • Stephen E. Stapinski, Merrimack Engineering Services
  • Mark Van Weelden, Covanta
  • Charles Walker, Pentucket Bank