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Elizabeth Adams, Vice President for Membership

Elizabeth (Liz) Adams, resident of Grant County since 2004, resides with her husband Ed in what was his childhood home in Jonesboro. A mother of three, grandmother of two, faith, family and community service motivate Adams in all she does. 

Professionally, Adams most recently served as the Executive Director of the Gas City Area Chamber of Commerce. She has served in many administrative roles both professionally and voluntarily and is an active member of Hanfield Global Methodist Church. 

Adams cherishes life in rural Indiana and appreciates the dynamics and interconnectedness of small communities. An honors graduate of Blackford High School, Hartford City, IN; and Ball State University (Teachers College), Muncie, IN; with study at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN; Adams is eager to invest all talents and gifts in her new role as Vice President of Member Relations with Greater Grant County. 

When not “at work” Adams’ main priority is cherishing every gifted moment with her husband, kids, and grandkids, and celebrating life’s moments with creative writing. 


Rhonda Emmons, Office Administrator

Rhonda is a lifelong resident of Marion-Grant County and has over 25 years of experience with the Chamber in a variety of capacities and serves as the Office Administrator.

She has two step children with her husband Tracy who is retired from Marion Municipal Utilities.  They have six grandchildren.

Her hobbies include spending leisure time with family & friends and riding her recumbent bicycle alongside her husband.  She also loves to travel, exercise, spend time at the lakes, and of course, shop!

The variety of job experience is what Rhonda cites as her most enjoyable aspect of her work with the Chamber.  She adds, "There is never a dull moment here and that is why I LOVE my job!"


Kylie Jackson, President / CEO

Kylie Jackson is a lifelong Grant County resident and serves as the President/Chief Executive Officer of Greater Grant County.  Prior to this role, she served in the same role for the Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce.  She started her Chamber career as that organization's Marketing Director in 2014.

Her energy and enthusiasm for the Grant County community serve her well in her work with the local business community.

Kylie enjoys the variety of work that she faces daily. "I love that every day I get to meet someone new in the community and I get to do my part in helping their business succeed.  There is a great deal of satisfaction in the work we do for local businesses through our array of services and programs".

She is a graduate of Purdue University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.  She also completed minors in Communications, Political Science, and Organizational Behavior and Human Resources.

Kylie serves on the boards of Radiant Health and Marion High School Alumni Association.  She is a past board member of the United Way of Grant County, Indiana Public Radio, Thriving Families Thriving Grant County, and Grant County Crimestoppers.  She is an active member of the Rotary Club of Grant County and the Martin Boots Neighborhood Association.

Kylie is lucky to have her entire family living in the east central Indiana area. Her hobbies include watching documentaries, reading, playing golf, traveling, enjoying live music, and spending time with her dog, Chauncey, and cat, Lucy.

Board of Directors

Jim Allbaugh

Carey Services

Michelle Doyle

Halstead Architects

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Cindy Futrell

Marion Health

Dianne Hovermale

Board Chair

Encore Sotheby's International Realty

Rob Keisling

Indiana Michigan Power

Cindy Kohlmorgen

Via Credit Union

Dr. Jon Kulaga

Indiana Wesleyan University

Meagan Mathias

Community Foundation

of Grant County

McNeely, Nate
Nate McNeely

Grant Regional Career Center

Kevin Petgrave

Packaging Corporation of America

Smith, LeeAnna
LeeAnna Smith

United Way of Grant County


Beouy, Sandy
Sandy Beouy

First Farmers Bank & Trust

DeWitt, Lindsey
Lindsey DeWitt

Ruoff Home Mortgage

Barb Hamaker

F.C. Tucker Realty Center

Carol Hamilton

Gilead Ministries

Hazelwood, Alicia
Alicia Hazelwood

Ivy Tech Community College

Hofer, Ashley
Ashley Hofer

First Farmer's Bank & Trust

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Evan King


Logan, Mylon
Mylon Logan

Grant County State Bank

Greg Maynard

Radiant Health

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Brittany Jacks

Twin City Healthcare & Rehabilitation

McKee, Brandon
Brandon McKee

Dulin, Ward, & DeWald Inc.

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Teresa McMillan

Northwest Bank

Miller, Georgette
Georgette Miller

Via Credit Union

Pomeroy, Jodi
Jodi Pomeroy

Horizon Bank

Root, Libby
Libby Root

Thriving Grant County,

Thriving Mill Township

Jay Ross

Norris Insurance

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Michelle Seacott

Northwest Bank

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Adam Siegelin

Edward Jones

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Meghan Skeens

Hometown Petals & More

Smith, LeeAnna
LeeAnna Smith

United Way of Grant County

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Loretta Tappan

Tappan That Sound

Tucker, Carla
Carla Tucker

Community School of the Arts

Stacey Turner

Armes-Hunt Funeral Service

Whitehead, Rocky
Rocky Whitehead

Cancer Services of Grant County

Wilson, Rob
Rob Wilson

Hoosier Jiffy Print

Beth Wine

Culligan Water Conditioning

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