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        graduated from the University of South Dakota   Favorite part of working at Chamber:  “My   Christine graduated from Northwood University
        with a bachelor’s degree in contemporary media   favorite part about working at the Chamber   with a bachelor’s in business management. She
        and journalism, and a dual emphasis in public   is that I can help amplify the voice of local   is the vice president of Downtown Lansing,
        relations and advertising. Ashley resides in   businesses that make the tri-county region such   Inc. and the executive secretary for Lansing
        Okemos with her daughter, Lauren.            a vibrant community!”                       Community College  Foundation  Board  of
                                                                                                 Directors.  Christine  was  chosen  for  Michigan
        Interesting fact:  Ashley does Ironmans as a   MEMBERSHIP AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT       ATHENA’s #LeadLikeAWoman series and
        hobby and is slated to do two this year – Ironman   DEPARTMENT                           selected as a Ten Over the Next Ten recipient
        Austria in July and Ironman Louisville in October.                                       in 2018.
        (Ironman consists of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile                  MICHELLE RAHL
        bike and 26.2-mile run.)                                       Vice President, Member    In her free time Christine enjoys traveling, real
                                                                       Engagement                estate, family and exploring Michigan’s beautiful
        Favorite part of working at the Chamber: “I love                                         outdoors with her husband, Andy.
        how no two days are the same – and every day is                Michelle  Rahl   joined
        jam-packed full of energy and enthusiasm. There                the LRCC in 2011 and      Interesting fact: When Christine is not working
        are always conversations to be had and meetings                currently serves as the   to connect Lansing’s business community, she is
        to be held with prominent business professionals               vice president of member   probably helping with her family campground or
        and  everyone has the same  goal, which  is to                 engagement. In this role,   growing hemp. Entrepreneurship is in her blood
        enhance the Lansing region and make it a great                 Michelle guides all aspects   as she’s owned a mobile clothing boutique for
        community to live and work.”                 of membership, including retention, engagement,   the last three years. On a fun note, she climbed
                                                     growth of current member accounts and new   Mount Hood in 2018.
                           JOHN POMPEI               member acquisition. The position is responsible
                           Manager, Digital          for the creation, development and oversight of a   Favorite part of working at the Chamber: “I love
                           Communications            sales team responsible for the strategic growth of   helping members with creative problem solving
                                                     the organization throughout the Greater Lansing   and to celebrate their successes, as well as show
                           John Pompei is the digital   region. She attended Ferris State University and   how they become engaged with the LRCC.”
                           media manager at the      graduated with honors with her Bachelor of Arts
                           LRCC. In his role, John   in business and a certificate in public relations.             DANIEL RIALS
                           is responsible for creating   She is a proud graduate of Leadership Lansing              Manager, Member
                           and overseeing content    in 2016 and Dale Carnegie in 2018. Michelle                    Engagement
                           across   all  Chamber     resides in Grand Ledge, with her husband Ryan,
        brand channels. John brings years of consulting   daughter Ryleigh Elizabeth and their cat, Diva.           Daniel focuses on new
        experience in marketing and media production                                                                business development and
        to the Chamber.                              Interesting fact: Michelle has enjoyed some cool               member engagement as
                                                     sporting moments in her life. She was center                   part  of  the  membership
        John is a graduate of Wayne State University in   court, four rows from the floor for the May 14,           and  business  value team
        Detroit, with a bachelor’s degree in film. He is   2004 Detroit Pistons triple overtime game. I            – a key role that supports
        an avid fly fisherman and outdoorsman, mural   was in the stands for a five-overtime Michigan   our members and ensures a positive, successful
        painter and somnambulist.                    Wolverines  win  against the Illini.  She  had  the   relationship with the Chamber. Daniel has a
                                                     privilege of kicking (and making!) a 20-yard field   passion for entrepreneurs and is an advocate for
        Favorite part of working at the Chamber:     goal in the Big House.                      creative placemaking in the Lansing region. He
        “Getting to work on FOCUS Magazine.”                                                     has a strong background in building trust, loyalty
                                                     Favorite  part  of  working  at  Chamber:  “Every   and long-lasting relationships with clients.
                           KELSEY TERIBERY           day I am blown away by the amazing work of   Daniel works closely with members to maximize
                           Marketing and Social      our members.  Their dedication, passion and   engagement opportunities  and provide insights
                           Media Coordinator         enthusiasm inspire my work at the Chamber. I   on strategies to maximize their connectivity and
                                                     am blessed to serve at the intersection of people,   engagement in the Lansing region.
                           Kelsey  Teribery is the   business, community, education and politics.”
                           marketing  and   social                                               Daniel graduated from University of North
                           media coordinator for                        CHRISTINE ZARKOVICH      Florida with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical
                           the LRCC.  Teribery is                      Manager, Business         sciences. Daniel’s experience comes from
                           responsible for assisting                   Development               leading a sales team in B2B relationships in the
                           with      implementing                                                commercial truck industry and was the general
        marketing tactics and strategies as well as                    Christine joined the LRCC   manager of the café/lounge in a premiere co-
        maintaining a strong presence on the Chamber’s                 in 2015 as the manager    working innovation center in Auckland, New
        social media channels. Teribery graduated from                 of  business  development.   Zealand.
        James Madison College with a bachelor’s degree                 She  is  responsible  for
        in international relations and resides in Lansing,             creating new business and   Interesting fact: Daniel  spent his teenage
        Mich.                                                          helping members connect,   years growing up in Moscow, Russia. When he
                                                     grow, and thrive throughout the Greater Lansing   graduated from college, he sold everything he
        Interesting fact: Kelsey loves camping! She once   community. She specializes in problem solving,   owned and moved to Auckland, New Zealand
        took a two-week camping trip, where she circled   management, sales, networking and overseeing   for two years.
        the entire Upper Peninsula!                  the LRCC Ambassadors.                                                — CONTINUED ON PAGE 9

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