Leadership Team

Rick Baker

President & CEO

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Andy Johnston

Senior Vice President of Advocacy & Strategic Engagement

Jenny Waugh

Vice President of Economic Growth

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Joshua Lunger

Vice President of Government Affairs

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Kate Wezeman

Senior Vice President of Finance & Operations

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Omar Cuevas

Senior Vice President of Investor & Corporate Relations

Rodney Savage

Vice President of Talent & Inclusion


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Amanda Hentsch

Director of Membership

Anna Blanchard

Administrative Assistant

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Brooke Oosterman

Executive Director, Housing Next

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Claire Colley

Events Project Manager

Claribel Ortiz

Membership Engagement Manager

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Connor Smithee

Multimedia Marketing Specialist

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Drake Lambright

Membership Relations Manager

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Elizabeth Cyr

Communications Manager

Elmedin Celovic

Membership Engagement Manager

Hannah Pechler

Finance & Operations Assistant

Jacqui Dolce

Government Affairs Manager

Jennifer Radaz

Community Relations Manager, Housing Next

Jess Jones

Director of Marketing & Events

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Jessie Stek

Director of Operations

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Jon Meyer

Membership Engagement Manager

Julie VanGessel

Membership Engagement Manager

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Mackenna Martin

Operations Manager

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Maddie Finn

Content Marketing Specialist

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Marcus Keech

Director of Government Affairs

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Matthew Peterson

Membership Engagement Manager

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Monica Mendez

Director of Talent & Leadership Programs

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Olivia Koster

Senior Talent Development Program Manager

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Richard App

Retail Retention & Attraction Specialist

Samuel Sanestin

Economic Growth Program Manager

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Shawnee Eder

Senior Events Project Manager

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Summer Sharrard-Neering

Talent Program Manager

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Todd Anderson

Membership Engagement Manager

Trevor Blood

Local Government Affairs Coordinator

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Yadira Garza-Malone

Senior Director of Development

Family Business Alliance

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Aislinn Teachout

Marketing & Events Coordinator, Family Business Alliance

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Mary Cline

Membership and Engagement Manager, Family Business Alliance

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Robin Burns

Director, Family Business Alliance

Silent Observer

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Jennifer Reynolds

Executive Director, Silent Observer

Opportunity Resource Fund

Alexis Hill

Loan Officer

Braden Wiener

Executive Assistant & Board Liaison

Bryce Bollman

Loan Processor/Customer Experience Ambassador

Venessa Remo

Underwriter Analyst

Chamber Career Opportunities

The Grand Rapids Chamber is an award-winning regional chamber with a membership of over 2,700 businesses, 30 professional staff and a budget of $5 million. The Chamber’s mission is to make West Michigan a top-of-mind region. The Chamber is proud to play a central role in actively supporting the business community by engaging over 10,000 participants in activities that are driven by the Chamber.

All openings are currently filled. Please check back for opportunities on the Grand Rapids Chamber team.