Staff

Miranda PolmanteerMiranda Odell- Executive Director & Vice President

Miranda Odell is the Executive Director and Vice President of the Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce.  Miranda is a Finger Lakes native and comes to Geneva from the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce in Seneca Falls, where she served as Director of Communications & Tourism Promotion.  Originally hired in 2001 to develop the chamber’s membership and community relations outreach, she was later appointed to oversee Communications and Tourism activities for Seneca County’s local, regional, and state-wide advocacy efforts.

Miranda’s professional experience within the Chamber of Commerce realm has also included the role as Director of Marketing and Tourism for Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce, where she managed Schuyler County’s exposure efforts from 2008-2011.  In both organizations, Miranda was responsible for restructuring and implementing programs and projects while focusing on quality assurance during times of transition.

In the past decade prior to Chamber of Commerce work, Miranda has also held positions that ranged from non-for-profit organizations managing fundraising and development, to business and banking with regional financial institutions.  A graduate of SUNY Oswego she received a B.S. Degree in Business Administration and holds a minor in Economics.

 

Abby headshotAbby Wandell- Executive Assistant

Abby Wandell is the Executive Assistant for the Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce.  When you call the office or stop in for a visit, she is the first smiling face you encounter, and is ready to assist Chamber members and visitors alike!

A Geneva native, she graduated from William Smith College in 2013 with a B.A. in English, concentrating in creative writing.