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Bethlehem Chamber Leads Groups: 

Leads Groups are a great way to build relationships with a small group of business people, increasing visibility for your business while receiving and providing leads to fellow members.  Groups are industry exclusive. 

Our Leads Groups are always open to all members. Please feel free to attend any one of these meetings as a guest. Leads groups meet during the second week of each month. For more information on joining a Bethlehem Chamber Leads Group, contact:

Danielle Balzan, Member Services

Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce

 439-0512 or email Danielle Balzan

February Schedule

Group#1 Monday 4/7/2014 12:00 p.m. postponed

Group #2 Tuesday 4/8/2014, 8:00 a.m. - Panera Bread, Glenmont

Group#3 Wednesday 4/9/14, 12:00 p.m. -Tomo Restaurant, Slingerlands

Group#4 Thursday 4/10/14, 8:30 a.m.-YMCA, Bethlehem location

Group#5 Thursday 4/10/14- 12:00p.m.-First Niagra Bank, Delmar


You can select a group that is right for you based on your businesses needs, your personal associations, or your work schedule. Listed below are each group's chair and co-chair and their group's philosophy.


Leads Group #1

Leads Chair: Linda Flynn, Branch Manager

Trustco Bank

167 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054



Leads Group #2

Leads Chair: 

Larry Pentak, Senior Loan Originator

Homestead Funding Corp.,

318 Delaware Avenue

Delmar, NY 12054




Leads Vice Chair:

Todd Porter, Owner

Capital District Junk King







Leads Group #3

Leads Chair:  

Greg Bruno,Branch Manager

Capital Bank

1365 New Scotland Road,

Slingerlands, NY 12159




Leads Vice Chair:

Liz Gemlick,Account Executive

Capital Region Living Magazine

420 Kenwood Avenue

Delmar, NY 12054



Group Mission: 

Leads Group 3 is a group of local business owners and service providers working together to help promote business for each other in the community. We meet on a monthly basis to introduce ourselves, our products and services, to discuss our current and upcoming promotions and develop relationships with each other that provide support and referrals for the future.





Leads Group #4

Leads Chair: 

Jennifer Messing

Insurance Agent

Farm Family Insurance, Route 9W, Glenmont


Leads Vice Chair: 

Patrick Honda


P&C Promotional Printing, Feura Bush



Group Mission:

We are a group of business professionals dedicated to working together to accelerate the growth of our businesses.  We focus on building solid relationships, sharing our knowledge and experience, and exchanging profitable business leads.  We adhere to high ethical standards and operate our businesses in line with our personal values and professional integrity.  Our desire is to provide an open and friendly environment in which to promote and market the products and services of our members.



Leads Group #5


Leads Chair: 

Shoham Piorentino

Branch Manager

First Niagara Bank, 197 Delaware Avenue, Delmar




Leads Vice Chair:

Marge Kanuk

Real Estate Agent

Realty USA, 231 Delaware Avenue, Delmar




Meetings are held on the second Friday of each month at 12 Noon. Please contact Shoham Piorentino directly if interested in attending this leads group.








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