• Board of Directors & Staff Directory

  • Executive Board

    Chairman: Patrick Kolata, CFP®; Edward Jones
    Past Chairman: Ryan Riggins, MidAmerica National Bank

    Vice Chairman: Patrick Osterman, McDonough District Hospital
    Secretary:  Kelly Hamm, McDonough Power Cooperative 
    Treasurer:  Jade Powers, Spoon River College


  • Board of Directors

    John Biernbaum, Western Illinois University, Student Services
    Eric Blakely, All Pets Veterinary Clinic
    Lara Dively, Nostalgia on the Square
    Shannon Kachinovas, NTN-Bower Corporation
    Brian Kinman, Arnold Brothers Heating & Cooling
    John Meixner, Regional Office of Education #26
    Dr. Christine Standard, Macomb Audiology and Hearing Aid Center
    Mark Whyte, The Whytehouse Restaurant & Catering 
    Mike Woodrum, Woodrum Ford Lincoln Toyota
    Melissa Worley, Hy-Vee


  • Staff

    Executive Director: Lauren Merritt, lauren@macombareachamber.com

    Marketing Director: Shay Holland, shay@macombareachamber.com 

    Administrative Assistant: Cheryl Johnson, cheryl@macombareachamber.com