Leads the Fox Cities' premier business organization and is responsible for all Chamber efforts in economic development, business and talent attraction, member engagement, and outreach as its chief executive
Answers incoming calls and provides front desk services, prepares membership data and documentation, prepares invoices and accepts payments, and serves as Work Permit Officer
Mary Jo Beschta
Serves as the Chamber's legal and contracts specialist, as well as assists with special projects, administrative duties, and front-desk functions; she is the primary liaison between the Chamber and its 27-member Board of Directors
Meets with regional businesses to identify and support growth areas, expansion, and workforce initiatives -- including the Fox Cities Employee Friendly Workplace program.
Guides Chamber of Commerce efforts in the areas of branding, marketing, news, and communications and serves as the Chamber's primary liaison with local media and advertisers
Plans and executes Chamber events, including Appleton's Octoberfest, License to Cruise, and the Chamber's Public Policy Series
Oversees Chamber programs focused on talent attraction and development, including the Fox Cities Days and Smart Girls Rock!
Serves as the primary liaison between the Chamber of Commerce and its investors and sponsors, working to understand their needs and steward their support to benefit initiatives
Oversees all accounting and tax functions, as well as manages human resources, information technology, operations, and facilities for the Chamber of Commerce
Facilitates Leadership Fox Cities and coordinates the Leadership Fox Cities Alumni Association and works to connect community members to leadership opportunities of all types
Responsible for the Chamber of Commerce's business and governmental outreach efforts, as well as Fox Cities Regional Partnership functions; oversees Pulse Young Professionals Network and the Chamber's Public Policy Council
Serves as the primary liaison between the Chamber of Commerce and its "Connect," "Grow," and "Engage"-level members, helping grow and retain Chamber membership and assist members with maximizing their benefits