The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce is comprised of more than 800 businesses and professional firms working together to make Delray Beach a great Community. For nine decades, the Chamber has served as the hub of business where stakeholders intersect with government, technology, health care, education, economic development, tourism, arts, culture and non-profit interests. The Chamber’s long-time business owners coupled with new up and coming entrepreneurs create a vibrant business landscape.

  • Our Chamber is 111 years old.
  • We are a 501c6 nonprofit with a zero-based budget.
  • We currently have over 800 members.
  • Membership has doubled since 2019.
  • Our Theme is Better Together. Our Brand is Community. Our Mantra is Communicate, Communicate, Communicate!
  • Our Mission is to advocate for the business interests of Delray Beach.
  • Our Aim is to provide tools and opportunities for small businesses to thrive.

Partner of the City

  • City Liaison sits on the Chamber Board
  • Participated in Diversity Study – provided Chamber businesses to participate as well
  • Participated in Congress Avenue Task Force – provided Chamber businesses to participate as well
  • Convening Auto Dealership roundtable to align with City’s Workforce Development goals
  • DCEF – affiliated non-profit that raises money for our public schools
  • Met remotely with City staff and partners (DDA, CRA) on a daily basis during the first two months of the COVID crisis
  • First Friday Forum – City Staff and partners share updates each month
  • Re-instituted quarterly Partners Meeting with staff from Chamber, City, CRA, DDA to align messaging, coordinate and inform each other
  • Invited to participate in interview process for key City positions
  • Tourism Master Plan – 18 months of weekly meetings with City and DDA staff
  • We amplify the City’s messaging on all of our channels – GO Bond, Parking plan, special events
  • Highlight City’s major events on Delray Morning Live, filming on site
  • Host Leadership Delray annually – going behind the scenes and educating future leaders on how the City works – half the class is City Staff, Police and Fire
  • Commissioners and staff participate in Chamber events, Grand Openings – Installation Lunch, Legislative Lunch, Education Breakfast, Membership Breakfasts

Chamber Staff

Stephanie Immelman

Stephanie Immelman

President & CEO

Sarah Mears Delray Beach Chamber Marketing Director

Sarah Mears

Marketing Director

Carolina Rush

Membership Director

Lynn Van Lenten

Lynn Van Lenten

Program Director

Judy Sowards

Judy Sowards

Office / Hospitality Director

Olivia Susa

Member Admin

2024 Chamber Board of Directors

Executive Board

Kae Jonsons

Board Chair / President

Shaun Hall

Incoming Chair / Vice President

Vivian DeMille

Immediate Past Chair/Secretary

Robert Hickok


Michael Weiner

Michael Weiner

Economic Development

David A. Beale Esq.

Chair of the Legal Committee

Board of Directors

C. Ron Allen

KOP Mentoring Network

Sam Burckhard

Sipe Spine & Sport

Jessica Clasby

Florida Sugar Cane League

Lee Cohen


Dr. John Conde

Dr. John Conde

Conde Center for Chiropractic Neurology

Jeff Dash

Dash Travel

Elizabeth Kelley Grace

The Buzz Agency

Daniel Listi

Delray Medical Center

Tammie Sellman

Wayside House

Stuart Silver

SRS Consulting, Inc.

Andrea Smallwood

Northwestern Mutual

Jennifer Thomason

Habitat for Humanity

Kimberley Trombly-Burmeister

Baptist Health South Florida

Harold Van Arnem

Van Arnem Properties

Advisory Board

Kim Beckett

Kim Beckett

Beckett Consulting

Sean Chaderton

SouthState Bank

Chuck Halberg

Stuart & Shelby Development, Inc.

Keith O’Donnell

Avison Young

Noreen Payne

Noreen Payne

Amy and Noreen Team / Lang Realty

Jeff Perlman

CDS International Holdings

Amanda Perna

Amanda Perna

The House of Perna


Scott Porten

Porten Companies

David Schmidt

Simon and Schmidt P.A.

Barbara Stark

Milagro Center

Our Agencies