Welcome to the Chamber

Since its inception in 1862 as the Board of Trade of St. Joseph, the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce has been the catalyst for economic growth and development in Northwest Missouri. The Chamber strives to be the unified voice of business that advocates, promotes and inspires the St. Joseph area. The Chamber’s mission, supported by more than 1,300 members, is to create an environment that allows business to thrive and the community to prosper.

Membership in the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce provides you with a multitude of ways to increase your visibility within the business community. And like most membership organizations, the more you get into it, the more you get out of it.

Attend our events, serve on a committee and keep informed through our publications. Whatever you do, your business is guaranteed to reap the benefits!



2018 Board of Directors:

Chairman of the Board: Matthew Robertson, CliftonLarsonAllen
Chairman-Elect: J.L. Robertson, Rupp Funeral Home
Secretary/Treasurer: Sarah DeGarmo, Rise by Design
President & CEO: R. Patt Lilly, St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce


Scott Albers, Nor-Am Ice & Cold Storage
Col. Ed Black, 139th Airlift Wing, Mo. Air National Guard
Jody Carlson, Missouri American Water
Brett Carolus, Hillyard Companies
Rondale Dunn, American Family Insurance
Dr. Bernd Eichenmueller, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
Patti Eiman, First American Title
Bill Falkner, City of St. Joseph
Jennifer Kneib-Dixon, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
Todd Meierhoffer, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory
Ronan Molloy, Innovation Stockyard
Dr. Robert Newhart, School District of St. Joseph
Michael Pulido, Mosaic Life Care
Tom Richmond, Altec Industries, Inc.
Harry Roberts, Buchanan County
Stet Schanze, Gray Manufacturing Co. Inc.
Bill Severn, News-Press Now
Martial Thevenot, Perka Building Frames by Business Logistics, Inc.
Don Tolly, Don Tolly Insurance Agency
Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western State University

Mark Woodbury, General Counsel, Polsinelli
Corky Marquart, Immediate Past Chair, Commerce Bank
Tammy O’Meara Chambers, Diplomats Club Representative, Keller Williams Real Estate
Brandon Tritten, LEAD Representative, JB-LB Insurance