Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
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Trey Grayson

Trey Grayson
President & CEO
859.578.8800

tgrayson@nkychamber.com
@KYTrey

 Trey returns to his Northern Kentucky roots and dedicates himself to working to enhance the success of both business and community.

 

 

Administration

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Stephanie Beach
VP Administration
859.578.6390
sbeach@nkychamber.com

Whether assisting the Board of Directors or keeping the Chamber running smoothly, Stephanie's endless skills have earned her the nickname "MacGyver".

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Sheri Goodenough
Manager, Database
859.578.6393
sgoodenough@nkychamber.com

Sheri is our database wizard. No data is too difficult, no report too daring! Sheri handles those details that the rest of us just can't figure out!

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Julie Rottman, CPA
Director, Accounting and Finance
859.578.6392
jrottman@nkychamber.com

Julie has joined our team as our resource for all things finance. She has quickly proven to be a wise advisor. 

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Becky Warneford
Receptionist
859.578.8800
bwarneford@nkychamber.com

Becky is the friendly voice you often hear when calling the Chamber. In between directing visitors, managing our many telephone requests, and helping with any project that comes her way, Becky knows more about the Chamber's inner-workings than just about anyone.

Bonnie Silva

Bonnie Silva
Receptionist
859.578.8800

 

 

bsilva@nkychamber.com

Bonnie operates the front desk with genteel southern hospitality and is a master when it comes to using Google to find answers to just about any question you can throw at her. Known for her passion for gourmet cooking and travel, Bonnie's talents are endless.

 

Business Growth & International Trade

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Mark Peachey
Vice President
859.578.6385
mpeachey@nkychamber.com

Whether overseeing the Chamber's international trade program or assisting members with starting or growing their businesses, Mark provides programming to drive economic growth for businesses across the region.

What compliment do people give you the most?
That I can make them laugh. Though I take my position and responsibility very seriously, I believe you can make your work (and the work of others around you) so much more enjoyable and productive if you're able to have some fun while doing so.

What's your favorite thing about your job?
The satisfaction of seeing a small business, entrepreneurial startup, or new to export company becoming so successful that they "have to" start hiring new employees.

Name a hidden talent you have.
I have a series of card tricks certain to entertain and amaze both children and adults alike!

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Kyle Horseman
Coordinator
859.426.3653
khorseman@nkychamber.com
linkedin.com/in/kylehorseman
@NKYHorseman

Who do you know that loves Excel spreadsheets, frustrating puzzles and computer animation? Yep, this guy! Kyle's insatiable curiosity about how things work and why, serves him well as he assists members with growing their businesses.

What is the first thing you notice about someone when you first meet them?
I look for openness and sincerity. To me, that's the best indicator that a person really wants to get work done.

What's your favorite thing about your job?
I enjoy the variety of challenging tasks and projects. This Chamber is a perfect place for someone who loves problems and puzzles, and who wants to make our region a better place. I don't imagine that I will ever run out of things to learn here.

Name a hidden talent you have.
I do 3D modeling and animation in my spare time.

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Tim Norris
Coordinator, Export Compliance
859.578.6394
tnorris@nkychamber.com

While Tim's official title is Coordinator of Export Compliance, he's known around these parts as the "Chamber Seal Extraordinaire!" Tim's devotion to customer service, hard work and can-do attitude make him a favorite of Chamber Seals clients who need export documents processed quickly and correctly every time.

What is the weirdest thing you've ever eaten?
Deep fried alligator bites.

What's your favorite thing about your job?
I enjoy helping to grow the international economy here in Northern Kentucky. It's amazing to see how many exports are being produced right here and are shipped literally around the world.

Name a hidden talent you have.
I can perform magic tricks (If you're counting, that now makes 2 employees with magic talent!).

 

Member Relations & Strategic Initiatives

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Ruth Eger
Vice President
859.578.6395

 

 

reger@nkychamber.com

What’s your favorite thing about your job?
We are given many opportunities to be engaged in our community. I love that. As a life-long resident of NKY (except for a short time in D.C.) I love calling Northern Kentucky my home and am proud to help in a small way to make it an even better place to live.

What is the first thing you notice about someone when you first meet them? 
I feed off the energy of other people so if they exude confidence and a positive outlook, I find they have my complete attention. Folks that have mastered the art of being a “good listener” always impress me and something that I try hard to achieve myself.

Use one sentence to describe your job at the Chamber.
I have the pleasure of working with our “creative” staff and volunteers to develop new and better ways of recruiting and engaging our members, and communicating in effective ways. .

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Joni Huffmyer
Administrative Coordinator
859.578.6399
jhuffmyer@nkychamber.com

A self-proclaimed "tech geek," Joni's interest in technology comes in handy when she's providing support to our Membership & Communications team.

What is the weirdest thing you've ever eaten?
I once ate crickets inside a lollipop. They are crunchy!

What compliment do people give you the most?
People appreciate my caring spirit, responsiveness and attention to details.

 

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Pam Mastruserio
Vice President
Women's Initiative
& Member Engagement
859.578.6384
pam@nkychamber.com

Pam has been in the Chamber world for over 20 years and has probably overseen about a million events (just an estimate). With a talent for details, she knows how to help members get the most from their Chamber membership. Pam also coordinates the Women's Initiative programs and events.

Name a hidden talent you have.
I am a calligrapher.

What compliment do people give you the most?
They love my hair! People stop me all the time and ask me who cuts it.

What's your favorite thing about your job?
I enjoy getting to plan fun events and working with many volunteers with various talents and personalities. It's never dull!

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Laura-Aurora Stopa
Director, Member Investments
859.578.6382
lastopa@nkychamber.com

A former small business owner, L-A knows how to use the Chamber of Commerce to build a business! If you are interested knowing how the NKY Chamber can help you, give L-A a call.

What compliment do people give you the most?
Although I’m not sure if it’s a compliment or not:  “You are the only person I know would have the courage to wear THAT!”

What’s your favorite thing about your job? Seeing our members make connections, enjoy each other’s company and build their businesses as a result. When I get a call from a member bubbling over about a new client or sale they earned through their networking efforts with us it’s like a ray of sunshine!

What do you think is the greatest invention in your lifetime, and why?
QVC! This brilliant concept turned shopping into a virtual Tupperware party for women across the globe.

Diana McGlade

Diana McGlade
Director, Sponsor Investments
859.578.6381
dmcglade@nkychamber.com

Diana uses her business experience to guide members to develop a strategy for sponsorships and advertising. 

 

Public Affairs & Communications

 

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Adam Caswell
Vice President
859.578.6386
acaswell@nkychamber.com

Adam’s primary responsibilities include directing the Chamber’s efforts in policy development and to advocate on behalf of members regarding public policy issues. Known for his snazzy suits and complimented for his listening skills, Adam is a valued member of the Chamber team.

What do you think is the greatest invention in your lifetime and why?
Without question, the iPhone. Steve Jobs will be the most influential innovator of my generation, and the iPhone is his greatest invention.
 
Name a hidden talent you have.               
Out of high school, I attended culinary school in Rhode Island.  Although I wasn't cut-out for the restaurant industry, I believe my cooking abilities were my biggest selling point for my wife.
 
What is the first thing you notice about someone when you first meet?             
When I first got out of college and began attending networking events, I found myself meeting a lot of people but often forgetting their names. After a few months of embarrassment for not remembering people's names, I now make a point to always memorize the names of those I meet.

Kevin Donnelly  Kevin Donnelly
  Manager
  859.578.6391

kdonnelly@nkychamber.com

Kevin's passion for Northern Kentucky makes the Chamber a perfect place for his efforts. From staffing the policy committees to coordinating advocacy efforts, he is dedicated to making Northern Kentucky a better place to do business. 

What’s the weirdest thing you have ever eaten?
My first night in Paris I ate what I thought was a hamburger. The next day I found out I was mistaken – it turned out to be a horse burger!

What is the first thing you notice about someone when you first meet them?
Handshake. A good handshake sets the stage for conversation. 

What do you think is the greatest invention in your lifetime, and why?
The public internet. The World Wide Web has revolutionized how we learn, access, retain and share information. It seems most other important inventions I could suggest in my lifetime rely on the internet!

 

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Rena Gibeau
Manager
859.578.6383
rgibeau@nkychamber.com

A self-professed chameleon and "jack of all trades," Rena loves to manipulate words and images.

What is your hidden talent?
Actually, I have lots of hidden talents! Living in rural areas caused me to take jobs that I might have otherwise overlooked. As a result, I learned to weld, make custom mufflers, and crush rock for roadbed. Yes, 471 is my road!

What’s your favorite thing about your job?
My co-workers make great teammates, and I truly enjoy having the opportunity to interact with all the wonderful Chamber members. I continue to be amazed by the variety and scope of industry right here in Northern Kentucky. 

What’s the weirdest thing you have ever eaten?
I have consumed quite a variety of unusual foods, including goat, cow stomach, ackee and saltfish. I found that mealworms, if sauteed correctly, are quite tasty, too!

 

 

Special Events

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Christie Rogers
Director
859.426.3652
crogers@nkychamber.com

With an eye for details and a passion for creating beautiful events, the Chamber is very lucky to have Christie in our Special Events Department

Use one sentence to describe your role with the Chamber.
I help plan and execute the Chamber's special events.

Name a hidden talent you have.
I am a good mimic; especially foreign accents.

What's your favorite thing about your job?
I love being "in the know" about the important and exciting things going on in our region.

Brooke

Brooke Schievink
Administrative Assistant
859.426.3651

bschievink@nkychamber.com
@BSchiNKYChamber

Brooke is the newest member of the Special Events team and helps to ensure that all Chamber events run smoothly while providing superior customer service to our members. Follow her on Twitter and she will keep you tuned in to all the NKY Chamber happenings.

 

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Leadership

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Leisa Mulcahy
Program Director
Leadership Northern Kentucky
859.578.6388
lmulcahy@nkychamber.com

Leisa has an enthusiasm for her job and for helping others that is contagious! She brings out the best in those around her and makes our office an even better place to work.

Use one sentence to describe your role with the Chamber.
Along with the LNK Steering Committee, I help existing and emerging leaders to develop strengthened leadership skills through a deeper understanding of the regional issues and a renewed commitment to our community.

Name a hidden talent you have. 
In order to keep up with all of my children, I started wakeboarding several years ago.  I love it!  

What compliment do people give you the most?
My friends often tell me I have inherited my mother’s knack for giving good advice.  My mom always had a way of understanding people and recognizing their needs.  It is truly a compliment when I am placed in the same category with her.    

Ann Marie Whelan

Ann Marie Whelan
Program Director
Regional Youth Leadership
859.578.6398
amwhelan@nkychamber.com

Ann Marie has a non-stop enthusiasm that is contagious, and her knowledge of social media will help her keep up with the savvy youth she leads. 

Use one sentence to describe your role with the Chamber.

As director of the Regional Youth Leadership, I have the pleasure of working with some amazing community business leaders who volunteer their time to invest in our future leaders by developing leadership skills and inspiring community involvement among high school students.

 

 
 

Workforce

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Amanda Dixon
Director, Employer Solutions
859.578.6396
adixon@nkychamber.com
@adixon_nky

If you’ve been involved for the Chamber for very long, chances are you’ve had a conversation with Amanda. A people person to her core, Amanda is always the life of the party.

Use one sentence to describe your role with the Chamber.
I provide resources and make connections between education partners and employers to meet regional workforce demands, ensuring we have a skilled talent pipeline to meet employer needs.

Name a hidden talent you have.
I can do a pretty fantastic jump rope routine as a former member of the New Haven Elementary Jumparoos!

What compliment do people give you the most?
That I'll tell them the truth.

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Jill Shuller
Director, Workforce Advisory Council
859.578.6387

jshuller@nkychamber.com

Jill's experience with workforce development and as a small business owner will make her a valuable resource for our members. She has a passion for workforce issues and a great appreciation for the value of manufacturing to our region. 


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