Deputy Director (Nassau County)
Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC)
Elizabeth Wellington is the Deputy Director for Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce Inc. She has represented and advocated for minority business owners and individuals in the community. She was a recipient of the 2020 “WCPD-High Tea” award, was honored as one of the Top 50 Women in Business and 2019 Annual Diversity in Business Awards from (LIBN), and more.
She is also the Vice President for Wellie the Transporter LLC. The company is a transportation service originated in 2004. Antonio Wellington, President and CEO, has over 20 years experience in the trucking industry as a minority business owner. They are experienced and specialized in general freight shipments, serving clients within the Northeast Region, Tri-State and Metropolitan Area.
They focus on quality cost saving services and have ensured adherence to external customer requirements through timely movement of freights. Over 10 years, Wellington has led multiple projects with many clients, slashed administration cost by 30% by negotiating pricing fees contracts with Town Airway Freight (TAF) Forward Air Freight (FAF), Amazon, and currently, M.G.R Freight Systems, Inc.
Wellington is an accomplished business and civic professional with a broad spectrum of knowledge in both private and public sector in the field of advertising, corporate finance, transportation logistics, investigation, trucking, community advocacy and election campaigns.
Wellington has been serving as the Vice President of Fundraising and Social Events representing the Women Center for Personal Development (WCPD), which is a not-for-profit organization. She has also been active in other community service organizations including: The Ascend Long Island 2020 Cohort member, Nassau Community Collaborative Task Force (CCT), and many others.
Wellington graduated from Nassau Community College and John Jay College of Criminal Justice earned A.S and B.S in Criminal Justice. Master’s degree in Public Administration with two specializations: Human Resources and Management & Operations. She is married to Antonio Wellington. Stephen Wellington, her son, also graduated from John Jay College. She herself is of Trinidadian and Tobagonian descent.
Wellington has enjoyed personal development and has participated in regional professional group meetings to stay current with new trends and innovation in business.