Ambassador’s Committee

Committee Information

Director: Mike Nitz, SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids

Chairperson: Shane Myas, Principal Financial Group

Dates of Operation: Year-round

Description: A committee of active members that reach out to new and existing members to keep them informed of current events and introduce them to the programs, benefits, committees, and the organizational structure of the Chamber.

Planned Project/Committee Goals:

    • Have Ambassadors call on all members 3 months prior to their renewal.
    • Promote events and sponsorship opportunities for all committees to members.
    • Support Chamber staff with membership drives, blitzes, and promotions.

Mike Nitz – SERVPRO of South and Northwest Grand Rapids
Shane Myas – Principal Financial Group
Kate Batchelder – Comerica Bank
Jim Miars –  Metronet
Tony Marino – Mitten Water Solutions
Abigail Lininger – Drake Financial Group
Summer Vasquez – Williamson Employment Services
Randy Osterman – Principal Financial Group
Claudette Lozano – Chrispy Media
Allen & Ashlynne Gilbert – Blue Frost IT
Sarah Hibbard – Metronet


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