The Pennsylvania Chamber's Membership Team
Jeff is responsible for directing and developing the relationship with Pennsylvania Chamber members. He leads the effort to maximize the value of membership; engages members' participation and involvement in the PA Chamber; ensures that they are apprised of Chamber activities and goals; retains and develops interaction with current members; and enhances membership by identifying and working with prospective members. He also directs and serves as the liaison to the PA Chamber's Investor program. His professional affiliations include serving on the Boards of the Association of State Chamber Professionals, US Airways (Foundation) and the U.S. Chamber (Institute).
Chardan, a native of Harrisburg, joined the PA Chamber’s membership team as a Membership Development Associate in May 2016. She has more than nine years of communications and marketing experience, having held positions in radio for Emmis Communications; media for Madison Square Garden; and, most recently, at the Pennsylvania Winery Association. Her strong interpersonal skills have enabled her to establish lasting relationships within each industry she has worked. Chardan earned her B.S. in Communication Arts at St. John’s University in Queens, NY. She is based in our Harrisburg office, serving small and mid-sized businesses across Pennsylvania.
Christ joined the PA Chamber's membership team as a Membership Development Associate for small and medium sized businesses in April 2015. He has more than 20 years of sales experience, most recently as an inside account manager with Staples Business Advantage. He is a 14 year member of the Susquehanna Township Parks and Recreation Advisory Board; and a past member of the Board of Directors for the Central PA Alzheimer’s Association. Christ is also a past Judge of Elections for the 5th Ward in Susquehanna Township.
Chris joined the PA Chamber’s Membership Department as a Member Executive. Based in the Philadelphia area, Chris is responsible for membership sales, retention, member relations and liaison serving the business community throughout the 20 counties that make up eastern Pennsylvania. Chris comes to the Pennsylvania Chamber with an extensive background in the airline industry. For more than 25 years, Chris’s career has included sales, marketing, community relations, management, government relations and corporate affairs. Chris’s professional history includes serving on the Pennsylvania Aviation Advisory Committee and the boards of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, British American Business Council (Philadelphia), and Junior Achievement Delaware Valley.
Deb is a graduate of IUP in Sociology and Labor Relations. For the past eight years, she has been responsible for various member relationship initiatives within the Membership team at the PA Chamber. Deb currently handles our retention efforts including invoicing and customer relationship contacts with our advocacy members to gain their insight and involvement on key legislative issues.
Tyler comes to the Pennsylvania Chamber with unique knowledge regarding the inner workings of state government from his time spent as a personal aide to former Gov. Tom Corbett. His experience as a senior staff member within the Corbett administration enabled him to establish several key relationships with business, non-profit and education professionals across the Commonwealth; specifically, in the western region of the state. Tyler is based in our Pittsburgh office, serving the business community throughout the 20 counties that make up western Pennsylvania.