Who We Are

Staff

rhonda-emmons

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!”

Emon Jones, Marketing Director
emon@marionchamber.org 

Having been born and raised in Marion, Emon has actively participated in the community throughout highschool, social interaction, and giving back her time.

Prior to working at the Chamber, Emon was a student at IUPUI.  There she was extremely active in her sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Inc. and received her B.S. in Marketing from the Kelley School of Business. Emon is excited to begin her career and first post grad position in a town she personally knows, while hoping to be a voice for millennials in Grant County.

With her family also being residents of Marion, she enjoys still being able to spend time with them. Her other hobbies include doing makeup, shopping, traveling, and learning new ways to utilize social media.

Emon looks forward to using her degree in a field she loves. "I'm excited to use my experience to help bring new ideas to the Chamber, while helping to improve the community I grew up in."

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kylie-jackson

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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John Velasquez

Chairman
Miller's Merry Manor

david-abernathy
David Abernathy

Via Credit Union

megan-bishop
Megan Bishop

Sycamore Land Title

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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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Rob Wilson

Past-Chairman

Hoosier Jiffy Print

Ambassadors

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Stacey Asbury

Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service

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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

barb-hamaker
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

ashley-hofer
Ashley Hofer

MutualBank

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Mylon Logan

Grant County State Bank

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Cory Matchette

Edward Jones - Cory Matchette

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Nate McNeely

Marion Regional Career Center

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Georgette Miller

Via Credit Union

larry-nelson
Larry Nelson

First Farmers Bank & Trust

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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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Jay Vandeburg

Via Credit Union

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Rob Wilson

Hoosier Jiffy Print