Co-Founders & Staff

NGLCC team members are actively engaged in serving the LGBT business community. Learn more about the team members' backgrounds and interests. 


Justin G. Nelson
NGLCC Co-Founder & President
Chance Mitchell
Chance Mitchell
NGLCC Co-Founder & CEO


Sam McClure
Senior Vice President
Jonathan D. Lovitz
Senior Vice President, NGLCC | Director, NGLCCNY
Anthony Wisniewski
Senior Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Project Integration
Rick Fowler
Vice President, Meetings & Education Programs
Casey Oakes
Vice President, Corporate Relations
Jacob Palalay
Corporate Relations Director
Thomas "TJ" Chernick
Director of Membership + LGBTBE Engagement, NGLCCNY
Shayne Gardner
Finance, Grants, and Operations Manager
Chase Sanders
Manager, Meetings & Education
Sabrina Kent
Special Assistant to the President and CEO
Tyler Brent
Program Manager, NGLCC Global
Katie Chmielewski
Associate, Supplier Diversity Initiative
Danali Kennedy
Program Manager, Affiliate Relations & External Affairs