What We Do

We establish a communication network to “receive and post” information on “emerging” opportunities, capital needs development, consortium marketing and technical assistance to nurture prosperity and commerce in the community.

A South Shore Chamber membership includes:

  • Your Business information listed on the SSCI Website
  • Website Development and Brochure Assitance
  • Networking Opportunites with Civic Leadership
  • Pre-qualifying assistance for target business programs
  • Collaborative marketing to increase customer base
  • Human Resource Assitance
  • South Shore Health Initiative
  • Assistance to Government Request For Proposals(RFPs) and Bids
  • Assistance with City, County, State of Illinois Certification process

Our Team

South Shore Chamber, Inc. - Staff

Tonya Trice

Executive Director

Ciera Whitaker

Office Manager

Julia White

Membership Coordinator

Edie Moore

Minority Certification Specialist

Dorian Flowers

Project Manager

South Shore Chamber, Inc. - Board Members

Gerald Williams

(Community Resident)

Cory Thames

Vice President
(Obama Foundation)

Jerald Gary

(The Avalon Regal Theatre)

Linda Sanders

(St. Phillip Neri School)

Shantanae Robinson

(10th District County Commissioner's Office)


(JA Gibson Realty)

Val Free

(The Planning Coalition)

Pamela Gates

(Accenture Corporation)

Michele Redd Newell

(Building Block Learning Academy)

Eli Washington

(Leave No Veteran Behind)

Dr. Maureen M. White

(Academy for Urban School Leadership)

Helena B. Wright

(Office of the City Clerk)

Dr. Matthew L. Steveson

(All Nations Worship Assembly)

Joyce Tucker Ware

(Urban Partnership Bank)

Tyronne Stoudemire

Advisory Board Member
(Hyatt Hotels Corporation)