Southern Ocean County Chamber

Press Kit

The Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce is one of the top chambers in New Jersey. Founded in 1914, we act as a professional service to our local businesses, their customers and all who invest in the Long Beach Island Region. We are an accredited Destination Marketing Organization and serve as the voice of business on every platform to inform visitors and engage potential customers. We invite entrepreneurs and businesses to become a part of our community of industry experts. For over 100 years, Chamber members have been raising the bar for our community and establishing a network of economic leaders.

Meet the Executive Board

Jeremy Defilippis

Jeremy Defilippis


Jetty Life
Jerry Thomspon

Jerry Thomspon

1st Vice President

The Van Dyk Group
Andrea Driscoll

Andrea Driscoll


The SandPaper
Lori Pepenella, CDME

Lori Pepenella, CDME

Chief Executive Officer

Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce
Michele Cuff

Michele Cuff

Chief Financial Officer

Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce
Elizabeth Giglio

Elizabeth Giglio

2nd Vice President

Barlow Buick GMC

About Us


The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce is a strong network of businesses who work together to foster a prosperous climate for economic development and business growth in Southern Ocean County. We support local businesses and entrepreneurs grow their business, reach new customers, raise brand awareness, and lift the local economy through a suite of programs and resources.

What We Do

We offer a suite of award-winning programs and initiatives that support businesses at all levels of growth to reach their customers in new ways and increase brand awareness.

Individual professionals, business owners, and nonprofits have access to unique resources and tools for their unique needs. Gain access to local research, connect with experts, build local relationships, participate in local events, join workshops and training courses, and have a leading voice in the Long Beach Island Region.

For media inquiries, please submit requests to our Membership and Marketing Associate

Samantha Cisternas

[email protected]

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Contact or Visit Us

(609) 494 7211
265 W 9th St, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

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