• Your Chamber Staff


    Peter Katz   |   President & CEO

    Peter brings to the Chamber over 30 years’ experience in both the business and social benefit worlds, having worked with major corporations, innovative startups, educational institutions, and influential non-profits. His passion is bringing together diverse elements of the community – economic, social, and political – to help the region thrive and prosper. A fourth-generation Bay Area native, Peter has a BA from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Golden Gate. Married with two sons, he loves engaging with people, places, animals, food, wine, and music - often with skis, scuba gear or backpack.

    Photo credit: Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group

  • Priscilla Hernandez   |   Membership and Development Director

    A proven sales leader with over 10 years of experience in the finance, telecommunication and transportation industries, as well as extensive organizational and hands-on work with non-profits, Priscilla thrives on building high-performing teams and delivering superior results. She’s passionate about empowering women and is also a skilled trainer and mentor. A Mid-Peninsula native, she loves organizing events for businesses and the community, and has even served as a Village Mayor at Burning Man. A mother of two boys, they enjoy playing sports together and camping.

  • Marn-Yee Lee   |   Director of Leadership Mountain View

    An LMV 2022 graduate, Marn-Yee is proud to have co-created an LMV Sustainability Day and to have served on the LMV Advisory Council for two years. Her corporate leadership includes years of global software development team management at renowned corporations such as Goldman Sachs. She has also been highly active in nonprofits and civic causes while raising her two girls. Marn-Yee has a BS in Computer Science and a BA in Environmental Studies from Brown University, and an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School. In her spare time, she loves hiking, cooking, gardening, and repairing things.

  • Marisol Melara   |   Events and Marketing Manager   

    Marisol is a Boston University graduate, with a Masters in International Marketing. While her education brought her to the East Coast, she is a proud Bay Area, Latina native. With over a decade of retail management at Kate Spade, GANT, Nordstrom and others, her responsibilities included business development, community organization and engagement with local businesses, including signature events and parties. In addition to being family centric, she is also an Ambassador for Poderistas, a Latina led civil rights and social group.

  • Jesse Cupp   |   Business and Community Development Specialist

    Jesse was raised in Mountain View and is proud to call it home. He is a trove of local information and personal connections, which makes him perfect for busines and community development. As Chair of the City's Visual Arts Committee, he's also the best personal tour guide for regional public art, much of which he helped select. While public art is his passion, he also enjoys problem solving, building relationships, and experiencing exotic new cuisines.