Shelley Despotakis

Shelley_DespotakisShelley is the President/CEO of the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce.  She enjoys navigating the ever changing business climate and uncovering new ways for the Chamber of Commerce to add value to its members and resources to the local communities.  Prior to joining the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce, Shelley worked in the Non-Profit sector as the Manager of the ValleyCare Charitable Foundation.  She has served on the Board of Directors for the Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce, Sandra J Wing Healing Therapies Foundation and BayEast Association of Realtors.

She has been married to her husband, Mike for 26 years, and they have two college-age children.  Shelley and her husband were born and raised in Pleasanton and now live in Livermore.  Shelley volunteers for Homeless Refuge, Open Heart Kitchen, and Tri-Valley Haven. She is a member of the Exchange Club, 100 Club, and has always been an active member of the local Chambers of Commerce.