The Chardon Area Chamber of Commerce promotes, protects and serves the general business interest of the City of Chardon and surrounding area by creating a unified public spirit within the community.
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Melissa Ricco serves the Chardon Area Chamber of Commerce with more than 20 years of experience in event planning and administrative organization in fields such as higher education, and the architectural and construction industries.
Aligning herself with organizations that enhance their community, she highlights strategic planning and economic development as significant factors in her role as Executive Director of the Chamber. With a penchant for collaboration and pooling resources, Melissa works to bolster the business community by advocating for its growth and facilitating member needs.
Melissa holds an Associates of Business Management from Eastern Gateway Community College. She is an active member of the Chardon Square Association, having previously served as its secretary, and is a board member with Chardon Tomorrow. She lives in the Chardon area with her husband, daughter, two cats, and bees!