• Staff

  • Our dedicated staff is here to help you and your organization connect with fellow Chamber members, local suppliers and our community. They are small, but mighty - and available to chat with you!

    Meet the team!

  • David Lipinsky, Executive Director David Lipinsky, Executive Director

    Lipinsky joined Rocky River Chamber of Commerce staff in July 2023 and proudly serves as Executive Director of this highly revered organization.

    Before joining the Chamber, David came from a diverse background of business development and events experience in Sports, Chamber of Commerce, Tech, City Government, Alcohol, and Real Estate. From creating long term partnerships throughout the Midwest, to developing and managing the 2021 NFL Draft bid for the City of Cleveland. David has been committed to bringing brand awareness to the region. 

    A native of Cleveland, and resident of Rocky River, David holds a bachelor’s degree in Speech Communications from Miami University. David is enthusiastic hopes to provide continuous resources for the Rocky River Chamber of Commerce’s Members. 

    Jennifer McBride, Office Manager Jennifer McBride, Office Manager

    Jennifer comes to the Rocky River Chamber of Commerce most recently from a position as a Senior Lease Administrator in Retail Leasing. After graduating from Miami University, her early career took her to positions in Chicago and Detroit.

    As a native Clevelander, Jennifer is happy to be back living and working where she grew up and getting to know her community on an even deeper level through the Chamber’s activities.

    Gretchen Blackwell, Communications and Event Manager Gretchen Blackwell, Communications and Event Manager

    Gretchen joins us from multiple municipalities such as the City of Cleveland, City of Huron, and City of Oxford. A Miami University Alumni and an Ohio City Resident. She will be elevating our Communications throughout the Chamber as well as assisting with our Events.

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