Staff
Shannon Carpenter
Shannon CarpenterExecutive Directorshannon@dekalbchamberpartnership.com
Jessica Griffith
Jessica GriffithAssistant Directorjessica@dekalbchamberpartnership.com
Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors contains 15 representatives covering many different industries and communities throughout the county. We strive to maintain a diverse board that accurately represents our membership. If you are interested in being considered to serve on our board, click to fill out this interest form.
Becky Hefty
Becky HeftyPresident
Assistant Vice President
Lake City Bank
Randy Wooldridge
Randy WooldridgeVice President
Director of Community Engagement
Ivy Tech
Curtis Rash
Curtis RashTreasurer
Regional Vice President
Farmers & Merchants State Bank
Allie Cochran
Allie CochranSecretary
Membership Engagement Director
YMCA DeKalb Co
Steve Snider
Steve SniderImmediate Past President
CFO
DeKalb Central United School District
Rick Collins
Rick Collins
Hydrotech Building Solutions
Melissa Eshbach
Melissa Eshbach
Operations Manager
STAR Technology
Matt Faber
Matt Faber
Owner/Contractor
M.F. Projects LLC
Lori Kaiser
Lori Kaiser
Guidance Counselor
Eastside Jr/Sr High School
Pete Kempf
Pete Kempf
Financial Advisor
Credent Wealth Management
Anton King
Anton King
Steel Dynamics
Melissa Irk
Melissa Irk
Vice President, Operations
Tempus Technologies
Kevin McIntire
Kevin McIntire
Licensed Insurance Agent
HealthMarkets Insurance Agency
Alyssa Schendel
Alyssa Schendel
Owner
Roll Big Train, LLC
Sara Yarian
Sara Yarian
Corporate Human Resource Manager
Metal Technologies
Ambassadors
The Chamber's Ambassadors are an elite group of professionals who volunteer their time to provide a crucial link between the Chamber and its members. As an extension of the office staff, they help ensure that all members receive the maximum benefit from their investment. Ambassadors are at the core of the community's business activities.
Melissa Eshbach
Melissa Eshbach
Operations Manager
STAR Technology
Lori Kaiser
Lori Kaiser
Eastside Jr/Sr High School
Pete Kempf
Pete Kempf
Credent Wealth Management
Allen Howard
Allen Howard
Gibson Insurance