Michelle Griffin Young Executive Vice President, Government & External Affairs
Michelle Griffin Young serves as Executive Vice President of Government and External Affairs for the The Chamber. In this capacity, Young manages The Chamber membership’s policy decisions. She is also the Producer of 69TV-WFMZ’s weekly television program, Business Matters, with Tony Iannelli.
Prior to joining The Chamber in 2003, Young assisted former PA House Majority Whip Don Snyder in creating an entrepreneurial success center at Lehigh Carbon Community College. Young served from 2000-2002 as Chief of Staff to PA Representative Jane Baker after previously directing Lehigh County’s Public Relations Department during Baker’s tenure as Lehigh County Executive.
Young served in various managerial positions at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. from 1990-1999. She graduated with a B.S. from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications and a minor from the Maxwell School of Public Policy.
Young spends her free time with her husband Ron and their beloved dog, Fiona.