Miriam Huertas has held the position of Senior Vice President for Allentown Initiatives since 2007. She oversees the Allentown Chamber of Commerce’s business and community development programs and initiatives. In addition to her chamber responsibilities, Miriam oversees the Downtown Allentown Business Alliance and creates events and programming to benefit the downtown Allentown community.
Miriam holds a BA in Organizational Psychology from Moravian College and has held positions in marketing, sales and economic development throughout her career. Currently she serves as a commissioner with the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and is on the board of associates for Muhlenberg College and the Lehigh Valley Health Network and is a member of board of directors of the Cultural Coalition of Allentown.
An avid birder and nature lover, Miriam enjoys spending quality time with her husband, Mike Krisukas. Her passions, besides Allentown, include music, travel, cooking, and dinner parties with friends and hanging out with her big, beautiful family!