About the IB Chamber of Commerce

Mission Statement

The Imperial Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is organized to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Imperial Beach area so that its citizens and all areas of its business community shall prosper. All necessary means of promotion shall be provided and particular attention and emphasis shall be given to the economic, civic, commercial , cultural, industrial, social, and educational interests of the area.

2023-2024 Executive Committee

  • President- Martin Mattes - Ye Olde Plank Inn/ one of the oldest businesses in IB
  • Immediate Past President - Valerie Acevez San Diego Manuf Hsg/ Sales/Listings of mobile and manufactured homes,  ADUs
  • Vice President - Sandi Crosby Crosby Home Team Real Estate/ Sales/Listings Real Estate
  • Treasurer - Karen Odermatt, Mobile Notary
  • Secretary -Nellie Hazel, IB Womans Club

2022-2023 Board of Directors

  • Paul Meschler,  PAM Investments
  • Ed Kim, Tin Fish Restaurant
  • David Ray, Mindmasters
  • Olivia Pickering
  • John Haythe, VFW 5477
  • Traci Baglioni, Tin Fish 
  • Carol Seabury, city liason
  • Marco Topete EDCO, Honorary Member
  • Martha Quintero, SDG&E Honorary Member
  • Brian  Barreto, Cal Am Water Honorary Member



Filippi's Pizza Grotto
California American Water
SDGE Connected Sempra Energy Utility