Officers & Directors
Chris Farren, President – Chris Farren, owner, and operator of CWS Promotions moved to Delaware from New Jersey in 2019 and immediately became active in the Milton Chamber. Chris has experience serving on many non-profit boards and brings energy and an abundance of ideas to the Chamber Executive Committee. Chris and his family were immediately drawn to Milton for the same reasons that many of us are, and Chris is excited to get involved in supporting and growing the Milton business community and the town itself.
Randy Brown, Vice President– Randy Brown, Sales Executive at Avery Hall Insurance in Milton, has been a Milton resident since 2016. Since becoming a Milton resident, Randy has been an active member of the community through his participation with multiple non-profits in and around Milton including the Milton Lions Club, the Milton Historical Society, and the Sunrise Rotary Club in Rehoboth. Randy looks forward to continuing to contribute to his community via civic engagement with the Chamber and other area organizations.
Sam Weiland, Treasurer – Sam Weiland, FP&A Manager of Hospitality at Boston Beer Company/Dogfish Head, moved to the area in 2017. Since relocating, Sam has been exploring opportunities to serve the community that he and his family love so much, and the Chamber is thrilled that he has chosen to accept the role of Treasurer of the Milton Chamber. Sam’s mission is to support the financial strength of the Milton Chamber of Commerce so that the Chamber can provide the most amount of support possible to local businesses within and surrounding the Milton area. Sam looks forward to meeting, getting to know, and supporting all of the business owners within the Milton area!
Nitan Soni – Nitan Soni, Team Lead of The Nitan Soni Group at Coldwell Banker Resort Realty, transitioned to Sussex County with his family in 2015, and has been a full-time resident of Milton for the past three years. Community relationships are at the center of Nitan’s personal and professional life. He has involved himself in many local clubs and organizations and is currently an active member of the Lewes-Rehoboth Rotary Club. Nitan has much appreciation for the town of Milton and considers it one of the hidden gems of Southern Delaware. He and his family have begun laying strong roots in the area and he looks forward to serving our town in any way that he can.
Tom Jones – Tom Jones, owner, and operator of the Irish Eyes Restaurants in Milton and Lewes has been an integral part of the Milton community for years. Tom and his family give so much to Milton, not only through their restaurant but through the many events, they host throughout the year. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Bring Mayberry Back to Milton festivals are just two examples of events that would not be possible without the work of Tom and his wife Charlene, and their passion to give back to their community. Tom looks forward to continuing to support all Milton businesses while serving on the Milton Chamber Board of Directors
Michael Clark – Mike Clark, Branch Manager of the Security Instruments Milton office, has supported the Milton Chamber for years. A long-time resident of Milton, Mike and his wife Kathy have devoted much of their time to giving back to their community. Events such as the Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival, Bargains on the Broadkill and the Great Duck Race, and the Milton Holly Festival have been possible year after year thanks to their commitment to these events. Mike looks forward to continuing to support Milton businesses by serving on the Milton Board of Directors as Past-President.
Vicki Sammons – Vicki Sammons, owner and operator of Victoria’s Salon on Chestnut Street in Milton, has been active in the Milton Chamber for many years. Vicki is the former Vice President of the Chamber and looks forward to continuing to support the Chamber by serving on the Board of Directors.
Marie Mayor – Marie Mayor, owner of Lavender Fields Farm at Warrington Manor, has been a Milton resident and active member of the community for 20 years. During this time, Marie has volunteered with many local non-profits, including serving as President of the Milton Historical Society Board of Trustees and past Chair of the Southern Delaware Tourism Council. She is an active supporter of locally-owned small businesses and looks forward to continuing her role on the Milton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Elliot Welan – Elliot Welan, Real Estate Agent with Active Adults Realty in Lewes, has been a Milton resident since 2012. Elliot brings unique experience to the Milton Chamber Board, as he has a mechanical engineering degree and worked as a Director of Operations for a large retail chain for 30+ years before changing careers. Elliot’s experience and knowledge continue to be put to work, especially when talking logistics in event planning, and he looks forward to continuing to serve on the Milton Board of Directors as we go into 2021.
Join The Chamber Today!
To become a member of the Milton Chamber of Commerce, please contact the Chamber office. An electronic application will be forwarded to you. Patron members are also welcome to join. Your input is important to this civic business organization.