About Us


Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce
31 Chestnut St.
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-9983


The Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce is a resource and catalyst to develop, promote, and support a diverse business community in the Cooperstown area.

We accomplish this through:


  1. Partnerships – the Chamber will work in partnership with the Otsego County IDA, the Destination Marketing Corporation for Otsego County, other area Chambers of Commerce and local organizations to benefit our community.
  2. Education – the Chamber will organize and facilitate educational seminars.
  3. Advocacy – the Chamber will support and participate in the efforts of local agencies to attract new investment and businesses to our community.


  1. Digital Promotion – We will ensure that cooperstownchamber.org and the Chambers social media presence serve as channels to promote and support local business.
  2. Brochure Distribution – the Chamber will distribute our printed materials through local channels including the kiosk, local accommodations and the chamber office.
  3. Pioneer Park Kiosk – the Chamber operates the kiosk on behalf of the community and serves as a key point-of-contact for visitors.
  4. Community Events – the Chamber will promote our community and local businesses through events that are enjoyed by area residents and out-of-town visitors.
  5. Press Relations – the Chamber will take an active role in promoting local success stories through the media.
  6. Co-op Advertising – the Chamber will continue and expand upon the success of our co-op ad program.


  1. Networking – the Chamber will organize and facilitate networking events.
  2. Advocacy – the Chamber will support local businesses through advocacy on relevant issues with local and state officials.
  3. Providing Benefits – the Chamber will provide programs that support the business operations of our members.

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Ken Meifert
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Vice President
Danielle Henrici
Fenimore Art Museum & The Farmers’ Museum

Stacey Grady

Andrew Marietta
New York Council of Non-Profits


Randy Smith
Spurbeck’s Grocery/Cooperstown Cigar Company

Connie Haney
Cooperstown Bat Company

Robert “Bob” Holt
Best Western Plus Cooperstown Inn & Suites

Todd Kenyon
Fenimore Art Museum & The Farmers’ Museum

Brittany Lesavoy
The Glimmerglass Festival

Frank Panzarella
Bassett Healthcare Network

Vincent “Vinny” Russo
Mickeys Place

Matt Schuermann
Leatherstocking Group, Inc.

Jason Tabor
Principal Financial Group

Bill Wetmore
Brewery Ommegang

Fred Schneider
The Landmark Inn


Executive Director
Matthew “Matt” Hazzard

Executive Associate
Hanna Bergene