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 – Chuck Vercellone, Wealth Strategies Group
(248) 680-4622
Email Chuck 


Best of Troy

Best of Troy Awards are presented to local businesses that have made an investment or improved their property to promote economic growth in our community. This committee meets to review nominees.

Meetings:

Late Summer/ Fall

Contact Information:

Chair – Tracie Greene, Director of Events
(248) 641-1606
Email Tracie


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 Forum

Develop new professional and personal skills through the Leadership Enrichment Forum’s monthly meetings. With a different topic and speaker every month members will learn how to enrich their workplace.

Meetings:

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

Contact Information:

Chair – Laura Oliveto, SS Digital Media
(248) 993-0029
Email Laura


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
Meetings:

Once a Month

Contact Information:

Co-chairs:
Jeanne Langley, The ALS Association of Michigan
(248) 680-6540
Email Jean

Angela Bevak, JVS
(248) 233-4482
Email Angela

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