Who We Are

Staff

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Rhonda Emmons, Office Administrator
rhonda@marionchamber.org 

Rhonda is a lifelong resident of Marion-Grant County and has 19 years’ experience with the Chamber in a variety of capacities and serves as the Office Administrator.

She has two step children with her husband Tracy who is employed with Marion Municipal Utilities.  They have 4 grandchildren.

Her hobbies include spending leisure time with family & friends and riding her recumbent bicycle alongside with her husband.  She also loves to travel, exercise, spend time at the lakes, and of course, shop!

The variety of job experience is what Rhonda cites as her most enjoyable aspect of her work with the Chamber.  She adds, “There is never a dull moment here and that is why I LOVE my job!”

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Brittany Howey, Membership and Marketing Director
brittany@marionchamber.org

Brittany Howey is a lifelong resident of Grant County and is currently the Membership and Marketing Director at the Chamber.  Prior to this role Brittany spent 7.5 years in the banking industry, most recently as a Mortgage Officer.

Brittany says about starting her new role, “I’m looking forward to getting with the businesses and organizations in Grant County to see how I can best support and connect them with the community as well as finding out what the Chamber is already doing well for them.  This will also help me be innovative with new ideas to take the Chamber Membership to the next level.  I love being a resource and merging needs with solutions.  I look forward to meeting new people and being a servant leader for Grant County.”

After graduating from Mississinewa High School, Brittany attended Ball State University before starting her banking career.  Brittany currently serves on the boards of Habitat for Humanity of Grant County and Westminster Preschool and is on various committees with other nonprofit organizations including Family Service Society and Carey Services.  She is also an active member of Marion North Rotary.

Brittany lives in Marion with her husband, Steven, and two children: Maizie (5) and Ezra (3) who both attend Westview Elementary School.  In her free time she enjoys reading, going on adventures outside with her family, finding new fun experiences, and spending quality time with friends.

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Kylie Jackson, President / CEO
kylie@marionchamber.org

Kylie Jackson is a lifelong Grant County resident and serves as the President/Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber.  Prior to this role, she served as the organization’s Marketing Director.

Her energy and enthusiasm for the Grant County community serve her well in her work with the local business community.

Kylie enjoys the variety of work that she faces daily. “I love that every day I get to meet someone new in the community and I get to do my part in helping their business succeed.  There is a great deal of satisfaction in the work we do for local businesses through our array of services and programs”.

She is a graduate of Purdue University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.  She also completed minors in Communications, Political Science, and Organizational Behavior and Human Resources.

Kylie serves on the boards of the United Way of Grant County, Indiana Public Radio, Thriving Families Thriving Grant County, and Crimestoppers.  She is an active member of Marion North Rotary and the Martin Boots Neighborhood Association.

Kylie is lucky to have her entire family living in the east central Indiana area. Her hobbies include watching documentaries, reading, playing golf, traveling, enjoying live music, and spending time with her dog, Chauncey, and cat, Lucy.

Board of Directors

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David Abernathy

Via Credit Union

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Phil Bowers

JG Bowers, Inc / Advanced Cabinet Systems

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Corinne Coots

Cafe Valley

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Mike Ernst

Dulin, Ward & DeWald, Inc.

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Cindy Futrell

Treasurer

Marion General Hospital

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Karen Madry

Afena Federal Credit Union

scott-miller
Scott Miller

Bowman Construction Co. Inc

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Alex Huskey

Ivy Tech Community College

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Jennifer Lane-Riefler

Cancer Services of Grant County

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Cory Powell

Raymond James

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Mark Storey

Chairman-Elect
Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service

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Scott Turcott

Indiana Wesleyan University

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John Velasquez

Chairman
Miller's Merry Manor

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Rob Wilson

Past-Chairman

Hoosier Jiffy Print

Ambassadors

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Sandy Beouy

First Farmers Bank & Trust

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Iris Brunner

Fanily Services Society, Inc.

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Lindsey DeWitt

First Farmers Bank & Trust

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Barb Hamaker

F.C. Tucker Realty Center

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Carol Hamilton

Gilead Ministries

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Alicia Hazelwood

United Way of Grant County

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Ashley Hofer

MutualBank

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Cory Korporal

Edward Jones - Cory Matchette

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Mylon Logan

Grant County State Bank

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Nate McNeely

Marion Regional Career Center

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Georgette Miller

Via Credit Union

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Janet Pearson

City of Marion

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Jodi Pomeroy

Salin Bank

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Amy Pinkerton - Riggs

Stearns Lending, LLC

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Kristie Small

Dulin, Ward, & Dewald Inc.

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Carla Tucker

St. Paul Parish

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Stacey Turner

Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service

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Jay Vandeburg

Via Credit Union

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Rob Wilson

Hoosier Jiffy Print