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 1,200 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!
Mission Statement: To create an environment that allows business to thrive and the community to prosper.
Vision Statement: A prosperous and progressive community through collaboration, engagement and leadership.
- Provide leadership to business and community issues
- Encourage collaboration within the community
- Engagement on issues impacting business
- Action oriented
- Mission centered
2022 Board of Directors:
Chairman of the Board: Brett Carolus, Hillyard Companies
Chairman-Elect: Don Tolly, Tolly & Associates
Secretary/Treasurer: Ashley Albers, Nor-Am Cold Storage
President & CEO: Natalie Redmond, St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce
Jody Carlson, Missouri American Water
Col. John Cluck, 139th Airlift Wing, Mo. Air National Guard
Kelly Crawford, E.L. Crawford Construction, Inc.
Pat Dillon, Mosaic Life Care
Dr. Gabe Edgar, St. Joseph School District
Colby Edwards, Altec Industries, Inc.
Scott Gann, Scott Gann Construction
John Josendale, City of St. Joseph
Kevin Kelly, LifeLine Foods
Dr. Elizabeth Kennedy, Missouri Western State University
Jennifer Kneib-Dixon, FairwayCares
Carrie Koelzer, Evergy
Amy Kotwani, Americas Best Value Inn
Terri Modlin, Room 108
Kyle Phillips, Herzog Contracting Corp.
Dennis Pinkelman, Boehringer Ingelheim
Nancy Potter Lyle, Murphy, Taylor, Siemens & Elliott P.C.
Amy Ryan, Commerce Bank
Lee Sawyer, Buchanan County
Mark Woodbury, General Counsel, Polsinelli
Bill Severn, Immediate Past Chair, News-Press NOW
Carolynn Sollars, Diplomats Club Representative, Altec Industries, Inc.