Our forward-thinking team has its finger on the pulse of Manchester’s future, and we’re excited about what we see. We aren’t afraid to try new things, take risks, and evolve to continue to be a relevant resource to you and your business.
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Team Members

President & CEO

Heather McGrail

President & CEO

Heather creates partnerships that organically and effectively expand the Chamber's impact, driving positive change for our local businesses, city, state and region.

VP Econ Dev & Strategic Comms

Lauren Getts

VP of Economic Development & Strategic Communications

Lauren leads the Chamber's messaging to position the city of Manchester as a regionally competitive environment to investors, businesses, visitors and residents.

Director Small Biz & Community Dev

Cole Riel

Director of Small Business & Community Development

Cole works to advance the Chamber’s mission & membership. He also directs Taco Tour Manchester, Leadership Greater Manchester, the Chamber's Downtown Committee, and Manchester Young Professionals.

Operations Manager

Lauren Clark

Operations Manager

Lauren provides vital support for the entire GMC Team, managing program and event logistics as well as overseeing the activation of GMC's new Dartmouth Health Collaborative Hub.

Finance Manager

Lisa Wilcox

Finance Manager

Lisa manages our accounting, keeping operations on track and ensuring a smooth member experience! She is very familiar with the celebrations and pain points of running a small business, having owned one herself for many years.

Consultant Partners

Govt. Affairs

Gina Powers

Government Affairs, RYP Granite Strategies

Gina is the President of RYP Granite Strategies, and also serves as the Director of the firm’s Government Relations Practice Group. Gina provides the Greater Manchester Chamber with strategic government and public affairs guidance.

Legal Counsel

Ovide Lamontagne

Legal Counsel, Bernstein Shur

Ovide is a distinguished transnational lawyer and passionate advocate for the greater Manchester community. He serves as counsel for the Greater Manchester Chamber.

Org Develop-

Jeanine Tousignant

Organizational Development, Jeanine & Company

Jeanine Tousignant has a passion for helping organizations accomplish their mission in the most effective way possible. She serves the Greater Manchester Chamber staff by sharing her expertise in fundraising, leadership, and relationship building.

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