Pittsford: A Strong Business History

Pittsford possesses a strong history of commerce that dates back to the thriving commercial activity associated with the Erie Canal. Today, Pittsford is the ideal place for both business activity as well as a tourist destination. With great business locations such as The Village of Pittsford, Northfield Common, Schoen Place, Tobey Plaza, Pittsford Plaza and Linden Oaks, there are a variety of destinations for the most discerning shopper.

Making Pittsford Buzz
Consumers are always looking for excellent products and services, but they are also looking for a unique, quality experience when they shop. In Pittsford, you will find excellent businesses ranging from fashion retail stores, world-class sports and recreation, fine dining, gourmet food stores, fine craft stores, home improvement stores and services, as well as professionals in the financial industries, insurance industry, medical field, and establishments in the senior living industry.

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Lloyd Theiss


Oversees all aspects of The Chamber. Advocates for advancing the organization’s mission and goals.

Lloyd is also the Executive Director at The Highlands at Pittsford

Contact Lloyd: lloyd_theiss@urmc.rochester.edu

Ann Julien

Vice President

Works side by side with the President to ensure the success of the Chamber.

Ann is the Marketing Director at The Highlands at Pittsford.

Contact Ann:

Ross Mueller

Past President

Provides leadership and guidance to the Board of Directors with regards to past practices and current issues.

Ross is president of Mueller Restaurant Group.

Contact Ross:

Barb Karley


Maintains financial records and safe-guards all funds received by The Pittsford Chamber of Commerce.

Barb recently retired from Canandaigua National Bank.

Contact Barb:

Glenn Gates

Membership Chair

Maintains the status of membership within The Pittsford Chamber of Commerce. Responsible for retention, recruitment and outreach efforts.

Glenn works for WCI Realty as a Licensed Real Estate Agent.

Contact Glenn:

Kevin O’Grady

Government Relations Chair

Builds and maintains strong relations with the Pittsford Town and Village Boards.

Kevin is the owner of O’Grady & Associates, a financial services firm.

Contact Kevin:


Lisa Formicola

Programs Committee

Coordinates and plans both educational and special events for The Pittsford Chamber of Commerce.

Lisa is the Branch Manager for Tompkins Bank of Castile.

Contact Lisa:

Michael Leess

Programs Committee

Coordinates and plans networking events for the membership.

Mike is an attorney with Pheterson Spatorico, LLP

Contact Mike:

Matt O’Connor

Government Relations

Builds and maintains strong relations with Pittsford Town and Pittsford Village boards.

Contact Matt:

Karen McCready


Oversees the daily operations of the Chamber to ensure that the Chamber is meeting the needs of the members and the community.

Karen is owner of Association Management Services.

Contact Karen:

Committee Members

Ryan Wilsey

Mara Axelrod

Bonnie Miguel
Leslie Seltzer