The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC staff is comprised of knowledgeable professionals who coordinate events and projects, facilitate volunteer efforts, and administer programs that enhance our region’s business, community and economic development efforts.

If you’re not sure who to direct your inquiry to, please call us at 717.232.4099. You may also email us here.


Dominic Colardo
Member Engagement Manager

Dom oversees the recruitment of new Chamber members and ensures a positive experience for current Chamber members.

Kevin DiGuiseppe
Business Policy & Advocacy Manager

Kevin manages the design, coordination, activities and operations of the Chamber’s government relations program, serving as the primary liaison between Chamber members and the region’s elected and government officials.

Heather Eyster
Senior Director of Investor and Member Engagement

Heather is responsible for the direction and execution of strategic revenue initiatives including CREDC campaign fundraising, membership sales and retention, advertising sales and event sponsorship sales.

Lindsey Holtzman
Director of Events

As Director of Events for the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC, Lindsey manages sponsorship solicitation and oversees the development and implementation of over 80 events annually, ranging from large regional events to a slew of networking events.

Susan Hunter
Staff Accountant

As Staff Accountant, Susie reports directly to the Director of Finance and is responsible for the daily financial activities of the organization. She also assists in administering various state programs and related non-profit financials.

Kara Luzik Canale
Vice President of Strategy and Chamber Impact

Kara is the Vice President of Strategy and Chamber Impact. She leads the implementation and management of our strategic plan and directs chamber operations to produce powerful results for the Harrisburg Region.

Seth Pearson
Economic Development Finance Specialist

Seth serves as the Economic Development Finance Specialist where his passion for finance drives economic growth and prosperity in the region.

Scott Rogers
Vice President of Finance and Administration

As Vice President of Finance and Administration, Scott’s areas of focus include annual audits, annual budgets, and monthly financials, in addition to HR responsibilities.

Paige Shope
Communications and Marketing Manager

As the Communications and Marketing Manager, Paige Shope strives to highlight the untold stories of the greater Harrisburg region, aiming to showcase its economic successes, cultural richness, and untapped potential.

Melissa Stone
Vice President of Economic Development

Melissa serves as the Vice President of Economic Development for the Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC), the economic development arm of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber.

Ryan Ulrich
Principal Economic Strategy Coordinator

Ryan blends his passion for data with personable relationship skills and a professional presentation style with a core purpose to boost the economic vitality of this region for our businesses and residents.

Ryan Unger
President & CEO

Ryan serves as President & CEO of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber and Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (Chamber & CREDC). He provides high-profile leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the organization.

Helen Wallace
Assistant to the President

As Assistant to the President & CEO, Helen provides support to Ryan in all aspects of his job – including attending meetings regularly and assisting administratively with the Chamber & CREDC Boards of Directors.

Anita Weikel
Lending Officer, Economic Development

Anita manages the loan programs and loan portfolios, enhance pipeline growth, and nurture client relationships while helping to elevate the potential of the tri-county region of Cumberland, Dauphin, & Perry.

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