About Us



Paul Frey
301-739-2015 ext. 102
Paul's primary responsibility is to provide effective leadership for the organization and its members in carrying out the Chamber's mission, directing internal operations and developing external relationships beneficial to business and community advancement. Paul also manages event sponsorships, advocacy initiatives, and serves as the staff liaison for the Government Affairs Committee.

Donna M. Long
Director of Operations

301-739-2015 ext. 101
As the Director of Operations, Donna manages and implements the Chamber's monthly events like, the Morning Mixer and Business After Hours; and special events including the Washington County Business Awards, Teacher of the Year, and the Economic Summit.  She also handles the finances for the Chamber and can answer payment questions. Donna is the staff liaison for the Business Education Partnership Committee.


Tim Luipersbeck
Director of Member Services

301-739-2015 ext. 104 
As the Director of Member Services, Tim is responsible for directing the Chamber's marketing, communications, and supporting membership retention efforts. He also manages the Chamber's newsletter, affinity programs, ribbon cuttings, advertising sales, and social media accounts.  He also serves as liaison for the Ambassador Committee and for GenNext, the Hagerstown-Washington County area young professionals network.

Kathyrn M. Gratton
 Director of Membership Development

 301-739-2015 ext. 106

As the Director of Membership Development, Kathyrn is responsible for the growth of Chamber membership by recruiting new members. She also serves at the staff liaison for the ChamberConnect Groups.

Fatima Bey Wade
Office Coordinator & Retention Specialist
301-739-2015 ext. 100

As the Office Coordinator / Retention Specialist, Fatima provides the office support as the front desk receptionist, performing the daily duties required to maintain the office.  She also works with our members to communicate reminders regarding membership renewals.



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