The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce Corporate Ambassadors met last Wednesday, August 20, 2014. With a full agenda, they discussed the upcoming Miss Alabama Send-Off Party scheduled for Sunday, August 24th, along with other Ambassador Team reports. Each attendee gave a brief description of their business and we took a new group photo as well as individual photos for each Ambassador.
Here are individual photos of our 2014 Corporate Ambassadors with a brief bio so you can get to know them:
Kayla Pellowski works with her husband, Scott, at the Scott Pellowski State Farm Agency. They began their company last year which is located on Parkway Drive. Kayla has already taken a leadership role with our Corporate Ambassador Program and is currently working on the Membership Team and is the Team Leader for the High School Diplomat Program.
Julie Ferrell is the owner of Curves in Leeds/Moody which is a 30 minutes fitness and weight loss center and she travels extensively helping other Curves grow. She has been very active with the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce and rotated off of the Chamber Executive Board in December and began her adventure as a Corporate Ambassador. She was the Team Leader for the Creek Bank Festival earlier this year and continues to volunteer her time with the Corporate Ambassador Program.
Dr. Jill Palma works with her husband, Dr. Rick Palma, with Leeds Family Chiropractic. Dr. Rick is on the Chamber Executive Board and Dr. Jill is a Corporate Ambassador. Dr. Jill immediately took a leadership role with Ambassadors as Assistant Secretary and works on various projects with the Chamber.
Penny Parker works with Tom Townsend and Reliance Techologies, Inc. providing home security and home automation to area homeowners and businesses. Penny joined the Corporate Ambassador Program at the beginning of the program and is serving as the 2013-2014 Ambassador Vice-Chair. She have been very active on several Ambassador Teams and served as Coordinator of the Sweets Bake-off at the Creek Bank Festival this year.
Christy Ellard is the Marketing Director for the Leeds Chick-fil-A and is very active with the Chamber Corporate Ambassador Program. Christy was the Coordinator for the Mascot Challenge which was a huge success at this year’s Creek Bank Festival.
Grace Butler works with The Red Barn which is a non-profit organization that provides education and helps for special needs children as well as others. Grace joined the Chamber Corporate Ambassador Program a few months ago and works on various projects as an Ambassador.
Kim Crenshaw is the owner of Pettiquette and is an experienced dog trainer. Kim joined the Chamber Corporate Ambassador Program last year and serves as the Secretary which takes care of all of the minutes from our monthly meeting as well as other tasks. Kim works on various projects with other Ambassadors.
Katherine Mazzara is employed by The Red Barn and joined the Chamber Corporate Ambassador Program a few months ago. Katherine works on various Ambassador Teams and provided some of the social media marketing with this year’s Creek Bank Festival.
Tracy Marcus is the Manager of BancorpSouth Leeds and recently accepted a position on the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Tracy has worked as a Corporate Ambassador with the Chamber since last year and has served as the Ambassador Business Education Coordinator and a Team Leader for the Membership Team as well as working on other Chamber projects. As a Board Member, Tracy continues to be very involved with the Corporate Ambassador Program.
Dr. Michelle Davis is the owner of Michelle Davis Dental which is on Parkway Drive next to Standard Furniture. Dr. Michelle started her practice here in Leeds last year when she bought out Dr. Carol Miles practice when Dr. Miles retired. Dr. Michelle immediately joined the Chamber and the Chamber Corporate Ambassador Program and has worked on various Chamber projects including the Membership Team and Miss Leeds Area Pageants.
Sharon Ensor works with Massey, Stotser & Nichols, PC which is a law firm located in Leeds on the Parkway. Sharon joined the Chamber Corporate Ambassador Program last year and has worked on numerous Chamber projects. Massey, Stotser & Nichols, P.C. is also one of our Corporate Sponsors.
Dona Bonnett is the owner of adr Business & Marketing Strategies which provides business and marketing coaching, consulting, affordable websites as well as other services to promote companies. Dona worked directly with Sandra McGuire, Executive Director, to create the Corporate Ambassador Program and is serving as the 2013-2014 Ambassador Chair and works on various Chamber projects and teams including the Publicity and Membership Teams.
This message is brought to you by the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce, Leeds, Alabama. For more information about the Chamber and how the Chamber can help you promote your business or event, please contact Sandra McGuire, Executive Director, at 205.699.5001.
Professional Photography Courtesy of Dona Bonnett – adr Business & Marketing Strategies