“Wow, wow, wow!” An Interview with Chamber Member Eric Maldonado


By Himmler Joachim Eric Maldonado has been a member of the Chamber for five years. Before moving from Astoria, Queens, to Orange County, Eric spent 10 years working in the intellectual property business, specifically trademarks and licensing. When he moved to the area, he joined the Chamber’s Young Professionals group in order to meet new […]

Meet Charis Orzechowski

Charis Orzechowski

Charis Orzechowski – Transportation/Land Use Law Lawyer, speaking at a recent Chamber membership breakfast. By Himmler Joachim “I’m able to help truck drivers with their needs, injuries and DOT (Department of Transportation) tickets,” says Charis Orzechowski, a new Chamber member who runs her own law practice in Washingtonville. “Eventually I want to start helping companies […]

Orange County Chamber Turns Anthony’s Pier 9 into A Winter Wonderland

Jim Distefano

By Himmler Joachim Driving into Anthony’s Pier 9 on the last night of January, I am greeted by a valet who takes my keys and parks my car. I have finally arrived to enjoy the Orange County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Snow Ball. This year, the theme is “FROZEN.” I walk in the front door […]