Chamber Welcomes Maria Padilla as Diverse Small Business Manager

Green Bay, WI. (Aug 16, 2022) - The Greater Green Bay Chamber is pleased to welcome Maria Padilla as the Diverse Small Business Manager. This role is the result of a partnership between the City of Green Bay and the Chamber.  Designed to focus on the region's minority-, woman-, and veteran-owned businesses, this position will work to connect resources to businesses fostering a sustainable small business sector.  

I am very excited to be a part of an organization that works diligently to improve the community in a variety of ways,” said Padilla. “In my role, I will focus on making a difference for small businesses in the area by providing the resources needed for long-term success”. 

Padilla is a 2019 graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay and has held multiple positions in the financial world.    

“We are thrilled to see this partnership come to fruition,” said Kelly Armstrong, Vice President of Economic Development for the Chamber.Maria is a great fit to lead this work and bring us to a new level of connectivity with our small business community”. 

Padilla can be reached at or by phone at 920.496.2119.

Topics: Staff | Economic Development