Ambassadors

As representatives of the Troy Chamber of Commerce, Ambassadors welcome and educate new members as well as provide existing members on-going support. They act as a liaison between members and the chamber.

Meetings:

Mandatory Quarterly

Contact Information:

Chair – Tricia Godin, Brown & Brown Insurance
(586) 446-3518
Email Tricia


Business Development Groups

Meet with other industry-exclusive companies to share leads and build relationships. This is a great opportunity for niche product companies to promote their business and educate others about their products and services.

Meetings:

Vary. Contact for specific meeting dates and times.

Contact Information:

Staff Liaison – Sheila Denstaedt, Director of Member Services
(248) 641-3929
Email Sheila


Hospitality

Work with other hospitality companies to attract conventions, business trade and tourism opportunities within the community. This committee works to address industry issues, identify current industry trends, and pair job opportunities with potential applicants.

Meetings:

Bi-monthly

Contact Information:

Co-chairs – Duane Swanson, Somerset Inn,
(248) 643-7800
Email Duane

Andrea Aretakis, Morton’s The Steakhouse
(248) 404-9845
Email Andrea


Leadership Enrichment Group

Industry-exclusive groups meet regularly to share leads, build relationships; promote business and educate others about their products and services

Meetings:

First Thursday of the month with featured speaker, open to all chamber members

Contact Information:

Chair – Christina Concord, Antina Promotions
(248)254-3845
Email Christina

Staff Liaison – Sheila Denstaedt, Director of Member Services
(248) 641-3929
Email Sheila


Non-Profit Network

Nonprofit members can join over 50 other national and regional non-profit organizations to explore partnership opportunities as well as to share information and resources. The NPN hosts an educational conference annually in the spring.

Meetings:

Monthly

Contact Information:

Jody House, Troy Chamber of Commerce
(248) 641-3694
Email Jody


Tee off FORE Troy

As the Troy Chamber’s number one fundraiser, Tee Off FORE Troy works to secure participants, sponsors and prizes for the event.

Meetings:

Twice a Month (November – June)

Contact Information:

Len Verlinden, Flagstar Bank,
(248)689-1421
Email Len


Troy Young Professionals Network

The Troy Young Professionals Committee creates and implements programs to assist professional members 35 years of age or younger. We work with local businesses to enhance opportunities for young professional participation. Our goals are:

  • To create an environment where members can connect with individuals in the same stage of their career
  • To help early career professionals transition and thrive in the work force through educational programs and mentorship opportunities
Contact Information:

Co-Chair – Angela Bevak, JVS
(248) 233-4482
Email Angela

Co-Chair – Andrew Sadler, Colliers International
(248) 226-1636
Email Andrew

Staff Liaison – Theresa Ervin, Marketing and Communications Specialist
(248) 641-1606
Email Theresa


Women’s Business Forum

Focused on empowering women in business, the Women’s Business Forum meets to plan programs that are relevant to them as well as the annual Simply Shopping event.

Meetings:

Regular. Contact us for specific meeting dates and times.

Contact Information:

Chair – Anne Flynn, Troy Abstract & Title Agency
(248) 519-4217
Email Anne

Co-Chair – Christina Concord, Antina Promotions
(248)254-3845
Email Christina