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:

Co-Chair: Scott Lawrence
Headshots by Scott Lawrence
T: 248.702.5300
E: scott@scottlawrencephoto.com

Co-Chair: Keith Johnson
Western & Southern Life
T: 586.913.8108
E: keith.johnson@wslife.com


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, Vice President
(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-Chair: Duane Swanson
Somerset Inn
T: 248.643.7800
E: dswanson@somersetinn.com

Co-Chair: Andrea Aretakis
Morton’s The Steakhouse
T: 248.404.9845
E: andrea_aretakis@ldry.com


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:

Co-Chair: Gina Cetnar
Financial Solutions of Michigan
T: 248.792.9050
E: gina.cetnar@lpl.com

Co-Chair: Ken Seawell
EAM Group/Sandler Training
T: 248.688.9805
E: ken.seawell@sandler.com

Staff Liaison – Sheila Denstaedt, Vice President
(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:

Once/Twice a Month (May – October)

Staff Liaison – Sheila Denstaedt, Vice President
(248) 641-3929
Email Sheila


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 workforce through educational programs and mentorship opportunities
Contact Information:

Staff Liaison – Sheila Denstaedt – Vice President
(248) 641-3929
Email Sheila


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: Christina Concord
Antina Promotions
T: 248.254.3845
E: christina@antinapromo.com

Vice-Chair: Tricia Godin
Brown & Brown Insurance
T: 586.446.3518
E: tgodin@bbdetroit.com