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February 2020

Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber Announces New Director of Events

Princeton, NJ – February 18, 2020 – The Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Warrie Howell to the organization’s staff. Warrie will join the Chamber as Director of Events on February 18th.

The Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber is the largest Regional Chamber of Commerce in the State and is experiencing a time of growth and expansion. Warrie brings her extensive event management, prior Chamber experience, and an expertise in a variety of non-profit organizations to her Chamber role. Her responsibilities will include managing and directing the Chamber’s signature events, in addition to working with the Convention & Visitors Bureau, Disney Leadership Program and exploring new event opportunities.   

“Warrie’s prior Chamber experience coupled with her expertise and insight of managing her own event business, complements the outstanding staff of the Chamber. We are excited to welcome Warrie to our organization as we continue our growth throughout Mercer County and Central New Jersey,” said Brenda Ross-Dulan, Chair of the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber.

“Warrie brings an important skill set that will allow our Chamber events to continue to flourish in conjunction with our mission to inform, educate and entertain. We look forward to the expertise Warrie brings that will assist us in our promise of building a better-connected business community for our region,” said Peter Crowley, President & CEO of the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber.

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Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber Announces New Chair of the Board

Princeton, NJ – February 3, 2020 – The Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber held their 2020 Changing of the Guard ceremony on Tuesday, January 28th inducting the new Chair of the Board, Brenda Ross-Dulan.

The Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce has more than 8,000 individual Chamber member contacts, 1,500 Member companies and is the largest Regional Chamber in the state, managed by a Board of Directors and operations directed by Peter Crowley, President & CEO. The Chamber was most immediately chaired by John Goedecke.

“As Chairman of the Board these past two years, I am grateful to Peter Crowley, my fellow Board members, the staff and members of the Chamber for the opportunity to lead this great organization. I am excited to pass on a Chamber that is well positioned for future successes as Champions for Business to Brenda Ross-Dulan. My predecessors Rick Coyne, Pat Ryan, and John Thurber all provided me guidance and were examples of leadership that our Region can be proud of producing. I know that we can expect the same of Brenda and her Executive Team,” said John Goedecke.

Brenda Ross-Dulan is Principal of The Ross-Dulan Group, a strategy consulting firm designed for CEOs and executives.

Prior to launching her consulting practice, Ms. Ross-Dulan served as President of the consumer banking group of Wells Fargo & Company for half of the State of New Jersey. Brenda leverages her 25-year career in the financial services industry to help leaders successfully navigate beyond the “status quo.” Brenda has been ranked as one of the nation’s most powerful women in corporate America by Black Enterprise Magazine.

“We are excited to have Brenda as Chair of our organization, and continue our path of growth as the largest Regional Chamber in the State. In addition, we are honored that Brenda is the first African American woman to this role and we look forward to her goals and initiatives in her term ahead,” said Peter Crowley, President & CEO of the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber.

“I look forward to joining the Chairs before me in leading this great organization to new heights. Our initiatives include focusing on diversity and inclusion, leveraging technology to bring the Chamber to our members’ fingertips, and enhancing our philanthropic efforts while continuing to support our growth and membership base,” said Ms. Ross-Dulan.

Ms. Ross-Dulan also acknowledged her 2020 Executive Board:

  • Vice Chairs: Bill Rue, Rue Insurance & Jeannine Cimino, Berkshire Bank
  • Treasurer: Linda Martin, Investors Bank
  • Secretary: John Hardiman, NJM Insurance Group

Earlier in the year the Princeton Regional Chamber & MIDJersey Chamber merged creating the new, Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber bringing together two organizations that share a rich history serving the business community of Central New Jersey. The consolidation brought increased business support, and robust networking opportunities to members, as well as significant time and cost savings to the many companies in the region who were members of both Chambers.

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October 2019

Princeton Mercer Region Young Professionals Give Back Day

Announcing Winners of the 2019 Business Leadership Awards Gala

Announcing 2019 Young Professional Summit Award Honorees

September 2019

NJ Conference for Women Announces Youth Scholarship in Partnership with Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart

August 2019

Announcing Winners of the 2019 Toast to Tourism Awards

Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber 2019 Community Development Fund Grant Applications are Open

July 2019

NJ Conference for Women Announces Keynote Speakers: Danelle Umstead and Shiza Shahid

Princeton- Mercer Convention & Tourism Bureau Releases 2019 Visitors Guide

June 2019

Princeton Mercer Young Professionals Volunteer at Trenton’s Capital City Farm

Global Business Networking with Canada Trade Partners

Mercer County Mayoral Breakfast Announcement

May 2019

Independent Business Summit Keynote Speakers Announced

April 2019

The Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber Moves to Alexander Road

March 2019

The Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber Formally Announced

Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber in Partnership with County of Mercer to Host 2019 Mercer County Industry Update

Consolidation of Princeton Regional Chamber and New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network

February 2019

PRCC Presents: The 25th Annual Albert Einstein Memorial Lecture

January 2019

PRCC Announces New Vice President and Senior Vice President

PRCC Global Speakers Announced for Multichamber event

June 2018

PRCC International Experts Networking Event- June 5th

July 2017

PRCC Announces New Website

Community Development Fund Announces Grant Process

CVB Congratulates the 2017 Toast to Tourism Award Winners

Princeton Regional CVB Announces Name Change to Princeton- Mercer CVB


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