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.

2021-2022 Executive Committee

  • President- Olivia Pickering
  • Immediate Past President - Valerie Acevez, San Diego Manuf Hsg
  • Vice President - 
  • Treasurer - Karen Odermatt, Mobile Notary
  • Secretary -Nellie Hazel, IB Womans Nite Owls

2021-2022 Board of Directors


  • Paul Meschler,  PAM Investments
  • Ed Kim, Tin Fish Restaurant
  • David Ray, Mindmasters
  • Martin Mattes, Ye olde Plank Inn
  • 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