About the Hamden Regional Chamber

Nancy Dudchik


Since becoming President in 2004, Nancy has been committed to helping Hamden Regional Chamber members connect and grow their businesses, growing the Chamber to over 400 members strong. She works closely with local and state officials and business leaders in promoting Hamden’s regional business climate. Nancy received her IOM (Institute for Organization Management) designee through Northeast Institute in 2009. She served as IOM Class Advisor in 2012 and 2013, and on the Northeast Board of Regents from 2014-2015. She is also the past President of the Connecticut’s Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE), and is on the Board of Directors for the New England Association of Chamber Executives (NEACCE).

Meegia Wojcik

Administrative Secretary

Meegia Wojcik started working for the Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce in 2001 and currently serves as Office Manager.  She handles the day to day operations of the office as well as managing and organizing Chamber events and activities, ranging from early morning leads groups to our annual Business & Community Expo and everything in between.  Meegia is very committed to the Chamber and the business community in Hamden and surrounding areas.  She grew up in the East Rock area of New Haven and lives in Hamden with her husband Frank with whom she is the proud parent of three grown children.

Lynn Fredricksen

Membership Development

Lynn Fredricksen joined the staff of the Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce in January, 2014 as membership development representative. A North Haven native and University of New Haven graduate, Lynn is very committed to local businesses and the community. Her knowledge of Hamden and its surrounding towns serves her well in her current capacity as Membership Director. With her goal of growing the Chamber, she welcomes every opportunity to meet with prospective members. She is also a Justice of the Peace.

Who the Hamden Regional Chamber Serves

Company Sizes

  • Home Base and Solopreneurs 15%
  • Small Service, Retail and Restaurants 75%
  • 6-15 Employees 5%
  • 16-30 Employees 3%
  • 31-50 1%
  • 51 + 1%


  • Professionals – Dr., Esq., CPA 12%
  • Retail 15%
  • Marketing 4%
  • Service 22%
  • Hospitality 8%
  • Healthcare 23%
  • Real Estate, Housing & Construction 9%
  • Finance & Banking 7%

Member Satisfaction

  • Customer Happiness 99%
  • Return on Investment 100%
  • Member Event Participation 60%

Meet the Board of Directors

Ray Andrewsen

AM1220 WQUN Quinnipiac University

Sheri Borrelli

The United Illuminating Co.

Marjorie Clark

Little Fish Studios Web Design

Jennifer Cretella

Best Western Plus Hotel

Karen Delchiaro

Delta Marketing

Steve Diaz

CT Works

Allie Fraschilla

Edible Arrangements of North Haven

Michelle Rocheford Johnston

Southern CT State University

Jose Lopez

People’s United Bank

Joseph McDonagh

Independent Insurance Agent

Chris Nickse

T.M. Byxbee Co.

Jennifer Rignoli

Parrett, Porto, Parese & Colwell

Ed Ryan

Ryan Oil Company

Guy Tommasi

LIFETIME Care at Home

Ian Williams

Falcon Funding

Steve Zion

Toyota of Wallingford

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