Page 3 - LRCC FOCUS May 2020
P. 3


             2020 Board of Directors


          Board Chair          Legal Counsel
          Wendy Hamilton / TechSmith  Patricia Scott / Foster, Swift, Collins
          Past Chair           & Smith, P.C.
          Patrick Dean / Dean Transportation  Treasurer
          Chair Elect          Andy Rose / Rehmann
          Mike Zamiara / Niowave  President
                               Tim Daman / Lansing Regional
                               Chamber of Commerce
          Division Directors

          Marketing and        Member Services
          Communications       Michelle Massey / Dewpoint
          Lisa O’Connor / Publicom  Regional Initiatives
          Government Relations   Kirk Ray / McLaren Greater Lansing
          Matt Resch / Resch Strategies

          Tina Brumley / Auto-Owners   Jeff Metts / Dowding Industries  The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is a trusted convener of professionals,
          Insurance            Ken Misiewicz / Pleune Service
          April Clobes / MSU Federal Credit   Company   influencers and leaders in the Lansing region. The COVID-19 pandemic has led the LRCC to
          Union                Steve Quinlan / Neogen   think of new, innovative ways to stay connected to its members during a time of mandated social
          Jim Farrell / Dart Container  Joe Ruth / Sparrow  distancing.
          Roger Graff / Farm Bureau   Lisa Ellen Smith / Inverve
          Insurance Co.        Marketing               The LRCC has hosted numerous webinars that have provided valuable content and information
          Glenn Granger / Granger   Todd Surline / Hiring Solutions  related to the COVID-19 crisis, as well as virtual weekly roundtables for business, community and
          Construction         Dr. Kathleen Wilbur / Michigan
          Keith Granger / Granger Waste   State University  government leaders to connect and share what is going on in their community.
          Services             Kevin Zielke / AF Group
          David Lewis / AT&T Michigan  David Zyble / Jackson National Life   The LRCC is currently exploring additional virtual opportunities for larger events, such as Member
          Darci Marcum / General Motors  Insurance     Mixers, Chamber University and Economic Club luncheons. The LRCC encourages members to
          Van Martin / Martin Commercial                check their email, follow LRCC social media channels and visit the LRCC website for the most
                                                        updated information on additional educational offerings and networking opportunities as we
          Board Partnerships                            move forward.
          LEAP, Inc.           Lansing Black Chamber
          Bob Trezise / LEAP, Inc.  of Commerce
          Grand River Connection   Dr. Alane Laws-Barker / Sparrow  WEBINARS                      Details: The presenters will discuss how artificial
          Katherine Japinga / Michigan State   Greater Lansing Hispanic                           intelligence and chatbots can be incorporated
          Senate               Chamber                    Selling Remotely in the ‘New Normal’    into business and how these technologies
          ATHENA WIN           Jose Yanez / Full Circle Financial   Date: Thursday, May 7 from 2 to 3 p.m.  are changing the way small and mid-sized
          Jenn Sturdy / PNC Bank  Planning                Presenter: Greg Coyne, Gerry Weinberg &   organizations do business.
          FOCUS                                          Associates: Sandler Training             VIRTUAL BUSINESS ROUNDTABLES
                                                          Details: Greg will discuss ways to grow your
          Editor               Printing                   business during this uncertain time, add value to
          Ashley Sandborn      BRD Printing, Inc.         your existing client base, and thrive on the other   All virtual roundtables are held from 9 to 10
          Feature Writer       Mailing                    side of our ‘new normal.’               a.m. Business roundtables allow community and
          Ross Woodstock       BRD Printing, Inc.                                                 government leaders an opportunity to share what
          Design                                                                                  is going on in the community and determine ways
          Tandem Studios                                  Stress and Immunity                     to advance the tri-county region. Registration is
          Cover Photography                              Date: Friday, May 8 from 2 to 3 p.m.     available on the LRCC website.
          James Lenon                                    Presenter: Chris Johnson, founder and CEO,
                                                          On Target Living                        May 6: Delta Township-Eaton County
                                                         Details: The webinar will cover how to take   May 13: Lansing
          STAY CONNECTED. STAY SOCIAL.                    control and handle the chaos around us.  May 20: East Lansing-Meridian Township
                                                                                                  May 27: Clinton County
                     CHAMBER UNIVERSITY

                     Artificial Intelligence and Chatbots             LRCC  EVENTS
                                                         Date: Thursday, May 14 from 10 to 11 a.m.   For more information about Chamber events,
               @LansingRegionalChamber                   Presenters: Prabode Weebadde, CEO of             tickets or sponsorships, contact
                                                         Venturit; and Daniel Herzog, director of        Ashlee Willis at (517) 242-7434 or
               Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce       business development, Venturit  

 2   FOCUS / MAY 2020                                                                                                 LANSINGCHAMBER.ORG  3
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8