The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC’s Ambassador Team is here to help you navigate your membership, explore networking and professional development opportunities, and make sure you enjoy your member-only perks, including exclusive advertising and exposure for your business.
Together, our ambassadors work to engage our members, foster positive business interactions and advance the economic vitality of the Pikes Peak region.
Our Ambassador Team is all about people. You see them all year long at our events – a group of familiar faces who are excited to meet you, connect you to other members, get you involved on important issues and all other things member related.
They frequently serve as your emcee at Chamber Connect events and share information all over social media about Chamber & EDC happenings, our economy and business environment.
Ambassadors are the primary advocates of the Chamber & EDC as they interact with members one-on-one. They are:
To fully engage our members and create positive business interactions, ambassadors represent and serve on the following industry teams:
The Chamber & EDC’s Ambassador Team was founded in 1980 with a mission to recruit and onboard new members and support member engagement, retention and development.
Meet our 2018 Ambassador Team:
Raheel Alam, Chair
Jackie Gonzalez, Vice Chair, Real Estate, Experience Economy and Financial Services Teams
Dr. John Stenberg, Vice Chair, Technology, Insurance/Legal and Healthcare/Education Teams
Bernie McDonnell, Real Estate Team Lead
Synergy Realty Group Inc
American Overhead Door
Colorado Springs Business Journal and Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group
Lynda Cink, Experience Economy Team Lead
CK Comics & Collectibles
Laser Sound LLC
Jon Hollman, Financial Services Team Lead
Wells Fargo Bank
Dave Hall, Technology Team Lead
AllRevedUp Internet Solutions powered by WSI
Melanie Clay, Insurance/Legal Team Lead
Frances McLaurin Agency
Derek Wilson, Healthcare/Education Team Lead
The Salvation Army
OverDrive Raceway LLC
Dawn Yocum Independent Mary Kay Consultant