Get to Know Us

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce has been in existence since the 1940’s – an organization with hundreds of members representing thousands of employees who believe in the importance of creating a sense of community among local businesses. Our members are from various industries, large and small, old and new, from home based business just starting out to very large businesses with numerous employees and locations.

We are the voice of the business community within the Greater Mission area and the premier business membership organization in our city. Each year, the The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce helps entrepreneurs grow their businesses, professionals lead their organizations, and community leaders expand their reach in support of a vibrant business environment and a thriving local economy that benefits everyone.

We’re here to provide you with the confidence, connections, and resources you need—from business tips to tourism attraction, from job creation to building a diverse network, from advocacy to creating a welcoming, active Mission community. We’re your ally, your advocate, your greatest resource.

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What’s Our Mission?

The ongoing mission of the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce is to be a trusted business organization working for the development and voice of business success in Mission. We provide opportunities for all businesses and individuals who invest in the Mission community. Our goal is to keep Mission a healthy, thriving community with an exceptional quality of life.

Within that mission statement, there are several elements, but first and foremost, we serve as the voice of business in the Greater Mission area. To accomplish its mission, the Chamber relies on the efforts of our members, our Board of Directors (which reads like a who’s who list of business leaders in Mission), volunteers and the generosity of companies who sponsor our events.

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What’s Our Vision?

The vision for the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce is for a healthy economy for the greater Mission area at all levels, quality of life venues for all levels of citizens, and an attractive and exemplary community.

We are working hard to make Mission a community where businesses want to launch and grow. We want our residents to live, shop, dine, and enjoy entertainment. Our business community helps build this vision; therefore, we want to work hard to support the businesses that will help fulfill this vision.

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Board of Directors


Albert Chapa – Chairman of the Board

Lance Ames – Vice Chair of Membership Development

Debra Franco – Director


Dr. Pankajkumar G. Shah   Director


Dilbag Singh   Director

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Cesar Suarez – Chair-Elect


Veronica Ghavidel – Treasurer

Macarena Ortiz – Director

Dan Martin – Director

Diana Alcocer – Secretary

Sandra Vecchio  – Vice Chair of Tourism & Community Development

Ruben Arcaute- Director

Lorenzo Garza – Director

GMCC Staff

Brenda Enriquez – President & CEO

Clarissa Fausto – Accounting Assistant

Carlos “CJ” Sanchez – Vice President

Jennifer Espinoza – Director of Finance

Esmeralda Stone – Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Nayeli Zenteno  – Director of Tourism & Marketing