Jodell A. Raymond, Executive Director — Jodell A. Raymond has over 30 years of experience in working in the not-for-profit sector in the areas of Marketing, Communications, Public Relations and in Sponsorship and Development. She has served in several marketing communications positions including as the Director of Marketing & Communications for the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House and The Director of Marketing Communications and Special Events for the Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) where she was responsible for all external marketing communications and publications. Jodell served as the Founding Executive Director for the High Falls Film Festival in Rochester, NY. In 2015, she was recognized by the CFA Board of Directors where she earned the Silver Star Award of Excellence.
As President of Raymond Communications, a marketing communications company which provided marketing and communications for small business, Jodell’s client list included: The Huntridge Foundation—Las Vegas, NV, Vogue/All Creatures Great and Small, Monroe County, FOODLINK, Catholic Family Center, Housing Opportunities, Silver Thread Productions in Los Angeles, CA, East Pattern and Model Corp., FTT Manufacturing, and the Churchville-Chili Central School District. She currently is an adjunct faculty member at Monroe Community College where she teaches courses in business, leadership, communications and marketing.
She holds an M. A. L.S. with a degree concentration in Women’s Leadership from S.U.N.Y. Empire State College and a B.A. degree in Radio-Television with Departmental Honors in Mass Media from Marietta College, Marietta, OH. Jodell lives in Rochester with her husband Edward.
Patricia Abbott serves as the Administrative Assistant for the Victor Chamber of Commerce.
Patricia joined the staff of Victor Chamber of Commerce in August of 2016. She has an 18 year background in retail and 16 years of administrative assistant and accounting background working for small accounting firms and other small businesses. She has an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and likes working with numbers. She resides in Victor and has one adult son and 2 grandchildren living in the state of Missouri.