Board of Directors & Staff

The Darien Chamber is guided by a Board of Directors who are business leaders in the area and represent a cross-section of our chamber membership. We have two paid staff; an Executive Director and Business Manager.


Cheryl Williams COMPASS Chairman
David Wagner Sipstirs Vice Chairman
Malcolm Hall Aesthetic & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates of Darien, PC Nominating
Gregg Soltesz Noble House Media Group Communications and Marketing
Maria Hernandez Hollow Tree Self Storage Secretary
John Breznen David Harvey Jewelers Membership
Michele Gartland Rucci Law Group Governance
Brian Moss Soaring Capital Treasurer
Carl Trautmann Communications and Marketing


Kris Barker The Gardener's Center
Corrie Belardinelli Helen Ainson
Suzanne Brannan J. McLaughlin
Ryan Garrity Cross Private Client Insurance
Bill Jensen Darien Toy Box
Patrick McKiernan Abercrombie, Burns, McKiernan & Company Insurance
Burhan Mohammad Bankwell
Ed Mantaring Danny's Cycles
Art Murphy DR Bank
Tim Nee Darien Garage Doors
Arianne O'Donnell The Salt Cave of Darien
John J. Ryan Russo & Rizio
Libby Stowell Barrett Bookstore
Raya Ward Nielsen's Florist and Garden Shop


Kesti Aysseh: Executive Director

Anne Fox: Business Manager

Office Hours: 9am to 2pm, Monday through Friday, or by appointment.