LeadershipBROOKLYN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INC. Our Team Careers at the Brooklyn Chamber History President's Bio Randy PeersRandy Peers joined the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce as the President and CEO on September 9, 2019. He brings with him decades of workforce and economic development expertise, and several years of executive leadership experience growing non-profit organizations that serve the business community.He previously served as the inaugural President & CEO of the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) in Berks County, PA overseeing the alignment of the Chamber of Commerce and two economic development organizations. For over a decade Randy was CEO of Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT), a Brooklyn-headquartered workforce development organization that was the leading provider of disconnected youth job training services in NYC. From 2002-2006, Randy served as Vice President of Economic Development at the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce under then President Kenneth Adams, developing a portfolio of projects that included the Good Help program, Real Estate Development (RED) industry initiative, as well as developing the concept for the Business Solutions Center. Randy’s non-profit program management experience developed while at CAMBA, one of the largest social services providers in Brooklyn. During Randy’s tenure as Chair of Sunset Park’s Community Board 7, he saw the completion of Sunset Park High School and three neighborhood rezonings.Randy holds a Bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College and an MPA from NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service. Randy was born, raised, and spent most of his professional career in Brooklyn, having lived in five different neighborhoods across the borough. OFFICERSCHAIR Ana Oliveira, ConnectOne BankVICE CHAIR Gil Cygler, Cygler Warren Street CorporationPRESIDENT Randy Peers, Brooklyn Chamber of CommerceTREASURER Pasquale Patrone, CohnReznickSECRETARY Kendall Christiansen, Gaia Strategies EXECUTIVE COMMITTEECHAIR Ana Oliveira, ConnectOne BankVICE CHAIR Gil Cygler, Cygler Warren Street CorporationDIRECTORSPenda Aiken, Penda Aiken, Inc.Gina Argento, Broadway StagesJames Brennan, Consolidated EdisonRalph Bumbaca, TD BankKendall Christiansen, Gaia StrategiesSusan Doban, Doban ArchitectureJoseph J. Lhota, NYU Langone Medical CenterSayar Lonial, NYU Tandon School of EngineeringRenee McClure, National GridPasquale Patrone, CohnReznickRandy Peers, Brooklyn Chamber of CommercePhyllis Pressa, JPMorgan ChaseThomas Sorrentino, PKF O'Connor Davies BROOKLYN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INC.DIRECTORSJohn Abi Habib, MSI Net Inc.Penda Aiken, Penda Aiken, Inc.Gina Argento, Broadway StagesKaren Auster, Auster AgencyLisa Bing, Bing Consulting Group, Inc.Donald R. Boomgaarden, St. Joseph’s CollegeJames Brennan, Consolidated EdisonRalph Bumbaca, TD BankEladia Causil-Rodriquez, Eladia’s KidsKendall Charter, Greenpoint YMCAKendall Christiansen, Gaia StrategiesOfer Cohen, TerraCRGRobert Cornegy, ConsultantGil Cygler, Cygler Warren Street Corp.Fred Dixon, NYC & CompanySusan Doban, Doban ArchitectureAli Esmailzadeh, Brookfield PropertiesKenneth Fisher, Cozen O’ConnorLindsay Greene, Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp.Amy Griffith, The Coca-Cola CompanyMaggie Gu, Park Asia RestaurantPhilip Guarnieri, Empire State BankRobert Guimento, New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist HospitalDozier Hasty, Brooklyn Daily EagleTyquana Henderson-Rivers, Connective Strategies LLCTimothy King, CPEX Real EstateSteven Klein, Northfield BankBradley Korn, Mount Sinai Health SystemRobert Guimento, New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist HospitalJoseph J. Lhota, NYU Langone Health SystemJeff Lindor, The Gentlemen’s FactorySayar Lonial, NYU Tandon School of EngineeringMiguel Martinez-Saenz, St. Francis CollegeSteven Matt, Fiserve/CloverRenee McClure, National GridAna Oliveira, ConnectOne BankPasquale Patrone, CohnReznickRandy Peers, Brooklyn Chamber of CommerceJuan Perez, Highbrid MediaBlondel Pinnock, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration CorporationPhyllis Pressa, JPMorgan ChaseMary Quinones, Law Office of Domenic M. Recchia, Jr.Tucker Reed, TotemNathaniel Rubinov, Sterling National BankThomas Sorrentino, PKF O'Connor DaviesJoy Sweet, Howell IndustriesGary Terrinoni, The Brooklyn Hospital CenterKevin M. Thompson, ExxonMobilJed Walentas, Two Trees Management Co.Robin White, AT&T BROOKLYN ALLIANCE, INC.DIRECTORSGregory Anderson, Bridge Street Development CorporationLara Birnback, Brooklyn Heights AssociationKendall Christiansen, Gaia StrategiesSteve Cohen, Brooklyn Baseball CompanyGil Cygler, Cygler Warren Street Corp.Patrick Dugan, CBREJohari Jenkins, Consolidated EdisonLouie Liu, Brooklyn Community Improvement AssociationKenneth Mbonu, Flatbush Nostrand Junction Business ImprovementToby Moskovits, Heritage Equity PartnersTiffany Joy Murchison, TJM and Co. Media BoutiqueRegina Myer, Downtown Brooklyn PartnershipAna Oliveira, ConnectOne BankEvelyn Ortiz, Opportunities for a Better TomorrowPasquale Patrone, CohnReznickRandy Peers, Brooklyn Chamber of CommerceDr. Patricia Ramsey, Medgar Evers CollegeCheri Walsh, Gotham & Main BROOKLYN ALLIANCE CAPITAL, INC.DIRECTORSPenda Aiken, Penda Aiken, Inc.David Bagatelle, Esquire BankVince Chirico, Chirico Law PLLCKendall Christiansen, Gaia StrategiesRobert Cornegy, ConsultantGil Cygler, Cygler Warren Street Corp.Kenny Guan, Guan Realty CorporationTyquana Henderson-Rivers, Connective Strategies LLCKenneth Mbonu, Flatbush Nostrand BIDChristopher Murtha, Wells FargoKevin O’Connor, Dime Community BankAna Oliveira, ConnectOne BankPasquale Patrone, CohnReznickRandy Peers, Brooklyn Chamber of CommerceJoseph Pellegrino, TD BankNicole Henderson, Cross River BankNiles Stewart, LendistryJoy Sweet, Howell IndustriesAndrew Walcott, Fusion East Restaurant PAST BOARD CHAIRSDenise ArbesuPeter M. MeyerDaniel HoltDavid J. ManningAlan H. FishmanPatrick J. FallonCraig MatthewsRobert B. CatellPhilip F. StengerOFFICERSEXECUTIVE COMMITTEEDIRECTORSBROOKLYN ALLIANCE, INC.BROOKLYN ALLIANCE CAPITAL, INC.