Maureen McGuinness joined the Triangle East Chamber of Commerce in April 2022. Prior to that she served at the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce in Bethlehem, NY and the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce in Troy, NY. Maureen has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. She grew up working for her father’s computer consulting firm. It was there she developed a passion for supporting small businesses. Maureen is the proud mother of two daughters. In her free time she likes to read and bake.
Office & Events Manager
Triangle East Chamber of Commerce,Office and Events Manager
Born and raised in Johnston County, Christa comes to the Chamber from a background in paralegal work. Christa enjoys greeting and meeting new faces each day. She loves the feeling of unity among the towns’ businesses that the Chamber inspire. Outside of work, her time is spent with her husband and son.
Business Development Manager
Triangle East Chamber of Commerce,Business Development Director
Andy Thompson has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Mount Olive and has been in the marketing world since 2009 in various capacities.
Andy and his wife, Angie, have two children, Michaela and Colby. In his free time, he enjoys outside activities, sports, the beach, and the mountains. Andy likes meeting new people and has a passion for helping the community grow and thrive!
Vice President & COO
Triangle East Chamber of Commerce,Vice President & COO
Kelly joined the Triangle East Chamber of Commerce team in 2002. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Technology from East Carolina University in 1992. Kelly is a 2003 Leadership Johnston graduate, of which she served as program director for over 16 years. Kelly is a graduate of the US Chamber Institute of Organization Management (2011) and Business Leads Fellowship (2022). When they are able, Kelly and her husband, Mark, enjoy long weekends "glamping" in their travel trailer. Originally from Charlotte, Kelly and her family call Clayton, NC their home.