• Board of Directors & Staff Directory

  • Executive Board

    Chairman: Chuck Laird, Farm King
    Past Chairman: John Armstrong, First Bankers Trust

    Vice Chairman: Ryan Riggins, MidAmerica National Bank
    Secretary:  Julie Bland, United Community Bank
    Treasurer:  Ray Bunch, Citizens Bank (a Division of Morton Community Bank)


  • Board of Directors

    John Armstrong, First Bankers Trust
    Jill Beck, Western Illinois University, College of Fine Arts and Communication
    John Biernbaum, Western Illinois University - Student Services
    Eric Blakely, Macomb Auto Parts
    Julie Bland, United Community Bank 
    Ray Bunch, Citizens Bank, A Division of Morton Community Bank
    Lara Dively, Nostalgia Decor & Gifts
    Patrick Kolata, Edward Jones
    Chuck Laird, Laird, Chuck
    John Meixner, Regional Office of Education #26
    Patrick Osterman - McDonough District Hospital
    Velvet Powell, Spoon River College Outreach Center
    Ryan Riggins, MidAmerica National Bank
    Christine Standard, Macomb Audiology and Hearing Aid Center 
    Mike Woodrum, Woodrum Ford Lincoln Toyota


  • Staff

    Executive Director: Lauren Merritt, lauren@macombareachamber.com

    Marketing Director: Shay Holland, shay@macombareachamber.com