The Princeton Mercer Chamber of Commerce inducted a new chair for its board last week.
On Monday, the group with more than 1,500 member companies, announced Brenda Ross-Dulan, principal of consulting firm The Ross-Dulan Group, became chair of the board at its 2020 Changing of the Guard ceremony, held Jan. 28.
Ross-Dulan succeeds John Goedecke in the position.
“We are excited to have Brenda as chair of our organization, and continue our path of growth as the largest Regional Chamber in the State,” Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Crowley said in a prepared statement. “In addition, we are honored that Brenda is the first African American woman to this role and we look forward to her goals and initiatives in her term ahead.”
Ross-Dulan has spent 25 years in the financial services industry, the chamber said, and prior to launching her own practice served as president of Wells Fargo & Co.’s consumer banking group in New Jersey. She was ranked as one of the most powerful women in corporate American by Black Enterprise Magazine in 2015.
Serving on the executive board with Ross-Dulan are, Vice Chairs Bill Rue of Rue Insurance, and Jeannine Cimino of Berkshire Bank; Treasurer Linda Martin of Investors Bank; and Secretary John Hardiman of NJM Insurance Group.
The Princeton Regional Chamber and MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce merged in 2019 to create the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber. Along with its member companies, the Princeton Mercer Chamber said boasts more than 8,000 individual contacts.d