“An enriching collaborative think tank venue”
promoting growth and success within our local business community.



Kathy Lehner (President, & CEO, Venice Area Chamber of Commerce), Dennis Zink (Certified Mentor and Chapter Chairman, Manasota SCORE), Mike Hartley (President, DKE, Inc.), Jim Masella (President, Masella’s Auto Repair, Inc.), Tony Moore (Venice Area Chamber of Commerce Board Vice Chair and Owner, Gulfside Mortgage Services),  Melinda Haney (Director of Sales, HarborChase of Venice), Steve Griese (Financial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual), Jamie Bell  (Captain, The Salvation Army, South Sarasota County),  Eric Robinson (CPA, Robinson, Hanks, Young & Roberts, PA) and Bob Theis Jr. (Manasota SCORE)




Venice Area Chamber of Commerce
597 Tamiami Trail South Venice, FL 34285

The CEO Roundtable Program is designed to provide CEOs and Presidents with the opportunity to connect with their professional colleagues of diverse ages and industry backgrounds to discuss challenges and successes involved with aspects of running a business.   The CEO Roundtable Venice Program serves to support the Chamber mission by acting as an informal board of advisors to each other in addition to creating an opportunity for a venue for our local business leaders to provide a forum to receive ideas, advice, solution formulation.


The goal of the chamber in forming this organization is to enhance our business community with a physical and intellectual gathering place to bring our local business power players to share ideas, collaborate and foster best practices.

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