• Membership Committee

    The membership committee focuses on increasing and enhancing Chamber membership, and other initiatives aimed at recruitment and retention of members.
    Joseph Minieri
    Financial guide
    Joseph is a financial services representative whose goal is to provide families and business owners with assistance in building their financial freedom. He has the skills, knowledge and experience required to help meet his client's established goals. Joe's personal goal is to become a lifetime resource for each and every client. 
    Financial plans including Health plans, Medicare and business benefits plans, investments for lifetime guaranteed income long term care protection plans, disability plans.

    Joel Blitzer
    Brooks Waterburn Corp
    Vice President
    Joel has been working in the Insurance industry since 1989. He holds a B.S. degree in business from the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University. Upon graduating, he held the positions of senior underwriter for Aetna Life and Casualty, Senior Multi-National Underwriter for AIG. and later became an Independent Insurance Agent. Joel joined Brooks-Waterburn in 2001 as Commercial Lines Manager and became Vice President in 2004. Joel is co-creator of the “Laundromat Success Program”, Brooks-Waterburn’s premier industry program for Laundromat owners nationwide. He is also the current president and founder of a local BNI chapter. 

    In his free time, he enjoys traveling, cooking, dining out and entertaining with his wife, two children and friends. He is a former VP of a local youth soccer league, a member of his community chamber of commerce and attends many local civic meetings to address topics within the community.
    James Vafeas
    Edward Jones Investments
    Financial Advisor
    As an Edward Jones financial advisor, I believe it’s important to invest my time to understand what you’re working toward before you invest your money. It's also important to understand the level of risk you're comfortable accepting when investing so we can balance it with the steps necessary to reach your long-term goals.

    Whether you're planning for retirement, saving for college for children or grandchildren, or just trying to protect the financial future of the ones you care for the most, we can work together to develop specific strategies to help you achieve your goals. We can also monitor your progress to help make sure you stay on track or determine if any adjustments need to be made. Throughout it all, we're dedicated to providing you top-notch client service.