Melissa Rosario manages two of the core functions of the chamber, membership, and finance. For Finances, she is in charge of day-to-day receivables and payables, performs cash management tasks and works with the President and CEO to review finances and operations. For Membership, her responsibilities go from the new member onboarding and engagement to member's retention. She oversees the Chamber Ambassador group, the women's group, and Breakfast Club programming. Melissa has significant experience working in fast environments and has entrepreneur, finance and sales experience.
Prior to this role, Melissa was the membership administrator where she helped businesses members of the organization kept up-to-date their information and received the benefits are entitled to. She also assisted the staff in producing up-to-date key financial reports. In addition, Melissa was responsible for assisting in maintaining the Chamber’s policies and procedure documents. Melissa first started as a Financial Intern with the Chamber were her enforces and growth granted her new positions.
Earlier the different roles at the Hudson County Chamber, Melissa served as a Managerial Control Economics, a key position to determine external economic and financial impacts in the distribution of electricity in the Dominican Republic. She played a key role in developing and preparing reports used by decision-makers to implement programs used to analyze the energy distribution as well as the sector deficit. Melissa's investigations were used to support the negotiation of funds with the International Monetary Fund that later reduced the debt to generators.
As an Analyst, Melissa assisted in the implementation of the 2008 Dominican Republic in numbers a statistics book that compiled all statistics data from the country, serves as a source for researches.
Melissa received her MBA in Finance from NJCU School of Business and a statistic certification from the ONE National Office of Statistics in the Dominican Republic. She earned her undergraduate degree in Economics from the Santo Domingo Technology Institute in the Dominican Republic.