Ames Chamber of Commerce

Chamber Team

 

 

DAN CULHANE, CEcD, CCE
President & Chief Executive Officer

  • Organizational leadership and management
  • Personnel hiring and development
  • Cultivation of external relationships
  • Economic development project management
  • Secretary, Ames Seed Capital, LLC

Click here to contact Dan 

 

 

 

 

RON HALLENBECK
Executive Vice President

  • Ames Seed Capital Fund, LLC management
  • Economic development project management

Click here to contact Ron 

 

 

 

 

ANDREA HAMMES DODGE
Vice President

  • Chamber of Commerce strategy development
  • Chamber programming oversight
  • Marketing and communications
  • Staff Liaison, The Ames Foundation

Click here to contact Andrea

 

 

 

 

AMY HOWARD, IOM
Vice President, Finance & Operations

  • Financial oversight and management
  • Office operations, procedures and contracts
  • Corpoate policy mangement
  • Database management

Click here to contact Amy 

 

 

 

 

SARAH BUSS
Director, Events & Sponsorship

  • Chamber and AEDC event implementation and strategy
  • Sponsorship development for all Chamber and AEDC event programming
  • Staff Liaison, Ames Main Street Farmers' Market
  • Membership support

Click here to contact Sarah 

 

 

 

 

EDANA DELAGARDELLE
Client Services Coordinator

  • Front desk operations
  • Office meeting space coordination
  • Membership referrals
  • Relocation packet information

Click here to contact Edana

 

 

 

 

BRENDA DRYER
Director, Workforce Solutions

  • Workforce Solutions programming
  • Economic development project management
  • Economic and community development - Story County communities

Click here to contact Brenda

 

 

 

 

JOHN HALL
Director, Marketing

  • AEDC national marketing strategies
  • Economic development project response
  • Economic development project management
  • Staff Liaison, Nevada Economic Development Council

Click here to contact John

 

 

DUSTIN INGRAM
Director, Business Development

  • Economic development liaison to City of Ames
  • New business coordinator
  • Available site and building inventory and general data management
  • Economic development project response and project management

Click here to contact Dustin

 

 

 

 

DREW KAMP
Director, Business Retention/Expansion & Public Policy

  • AEDC business retention and expansion programming
  • Public policy for the Ames Chamber of Commerce and Affiliates
  • Economic development project response and management

Click here to contact Drew 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRANDON MUMM
Director, Membership Development

  • Membership recruitment and retention
  • Ambassadors programming
  • Ribbon cuttings team leader
  • Business after hours event coordination

Click here to contact Brandon

 

 

 

 

LOJEAN PETERSEN
Ames Main Street Farmers' Market

  • Manages all aspects of the Market

Click here to contact Lojean 

 

 

 

 

CALLI SANDAHL
Director, Digital Marketing

  • Digital communications and marketing
  • External correspondence and weekly email
  • Event and membership support

Click here to contact Calli

 

 

Ames Main Street

CINDY HICKS
Executive Director

www.amesdowntown.org

Click here to contact Cindy 

 

 

 

 

Campustown Action Association

KARIN CHITTY
Executive Director
www.amescampustown.com
Click here to contact Karin Chitty

 

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