Nancy Hoffman Vanyek

Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber
Leadership Position: Small Business & Employment Co-Chair
Leadership Committee Group: BizFed Officer
Nancy Hoffman Vanyek has been Chief Executive Officer of the Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce since 1993. Prior to serving as CEO, she was the organization's Program Manager beginning in 1987. With 34 years of experience, Ms. Vanyek is skilled at uniting government, business, and community sources to influence and change legislation and regulations affecting businesses in California and specifically the San Fernando Valley. Nancy has strengthened and built ties with leaders of community organizations and increased awareness of the Chamber as the voice of business throughout the Valley. As a result, the Chamber is recognized for its fierce stance on business initiatives. Ms. Vanyek spearheaded the creation of the San Fernando Valley Regional Foundation to advance economic, community, and educational development. She has a positive vision for the San Fernando Valley and actively works to find solutions for businesses large and small. Nancy Hoffman Vanyek has a BA in management from the University of Phoenix and is a graduate of Stanford's Institute of Organization Management. In her "spare" time, she teaches spinning and is training for a half marathon.