Board of Directors

We're Here To Help Deaf Businesses Grow

We're a board that's passionate about growing space for Deaf owned businesses. We're currently looking for board members to support our initiatives.

Gina D'Amore

Board Member

Gina D’Amore is the Chief Executive Officer at Mid-Atlantic Interpreting Group, Inc., an SBA 8(a) company. Gina has grown her business to over $4 million, and grew up in both Erie, PA and Houston, Texas in an entrepreneurial environment as she witnessed her families run different businesses. She resides in Maryland, has a son, and also works as a Certified Deaf Interpreter in her goal to provide the best to the Deaf community when it comes to interpreting services.

Evan Winegard

Board Member

Evan Winegard is the Chief Financial Officer for several companies including CHILMARKeting, a digital advocacy and outreach agency that offers creative and marketing services for business and organizations. Evan was previously the CFO for several multi-million-dollar companies including Maraolo, Biscuits & Bath, Communication Service for the Deaf, and Convo Communications. He also serves as a board member on both the Greater Austin Foundation for the Deaf and the Texas School for the Deaf Foundation.

Michael Pimentel

Board Member

Michael Pimentel is the Chief Executive Officer of Heart Cruises, LLC, which specializes in cruises, land tours, and all-inclusive resorts all around the world. Michael was also a world-class professional sports photographer for 17+ years and his photos were published in Sports Illustrated and ESPN Magazines. Michael is passionate about international travel and has visited 70+ countries. He is also in the process of launching Blue Wolf Branding, and resides in Union City, California, with his family of six children.

Jared Allebest

Board Member

Jared Allebest is the Chief Executive Officer of Allebest Law Group, a solo practitioner with legal experience in business law, estate planning, discrimination legislation, and advocacy. Jared currently practices law in Arizona, California, and Utah. He previously served as the Chairman for Loop Utah, an ongoing advocacy campaign dedicated to educating those in Utah about the benefits of hearing loop technology.



Join the Board of the National Deaf Chamber of Commerce

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