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Elizabeth Adams, Vice President for Membership
liz@gogreatergrant.org

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. 

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Rhonda Emmons, Office Administrator
rhonda@gogreatergrant.org

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 4 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!"

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Kylie Jackson, President / CEO
kylie@gogreatergrant.org

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 Grant-Blackford Mental Health, Marion High School Alumni Association, and Grant County Crimestoppers.  She is a past board member of the United Way of Grant County, Indiana Public Radio, and Thriving Families Thriving Grant County.  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
Jim Allbaugh

Carey Services

Michelle Doyle
Michelle Doyle

Halstead Architects

Cindy Futtrell
Cindy Futrell

Marion Health

Dianne
Dianne Hovermale

Encore Sotheby's International Realty

Rob Keisling
Rob Keisling

Indiana Michigan Power

Cindy Kohlmorgen
Cindy Kohlmorgen

VIA Credit Union

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Dr. Jon Kulaga

Indiana Wesleyan University

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Meagan Mathias

Community Foundation

of Grant County

Nate McNeely
Nate McNeely

Marion Regional Career Center

Scott Miller
Scott Miller

Chair

Bowman Construction Co. Inc

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Kevin Petgrave

Packaging Corporation of America

Kristie Small
Kristie Small

Dulin, Ward, & DeWald, Inc.

LeeAnna Smith
LeeAnna Smith

United Way of Grant County

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Lezlie Winter

Mississinewa Community Schools

Ambassadors

Sandy Beouy
Sandy Beouy

First Farmers Bank & Trust

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Tracey Cloutier

Miller's Merry Manor

Lindsay DeWitt
Lindsey DeWitt

Ruoff Home Mortgage

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Rob Golding

Northwest Bank

Barb Hamaker
Barb Hamaker

F.C. Tucker Realty Center

Carol Hamilton
Carol Hamilton

Gilead Ministries

Alicia Hazelwood
Alicia Hazelwood

Ivy Tech Community College

Ashley Hofer
Ashley Hofer

First Farmer's Bank & Trust

Mylon Logan
Mylon Logan

Grant County State Bank

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Greg Maynard

Grant-Blackford Mental Health

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Brandon McKee

Dulin, Ward, & DeWald Inc.

Nate McNeely
Nate McNeely

Marion Regional Career Center

Georgette Miller
Georgette Miller

Via Credit Union

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Brad Needler

Colonial Oaks Health & Rehab

Janet Pearson
Janet Pearson

City of Marion

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Beth Planck

Stillwater Hospice

Jodi Pomeroy
Jodi Pomeroy

Horizon Bank

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Libby Root

Thriving Grant County,

Thriving Mill Township

Kristie Small
Kristie Small

Dulin, Ward, & Dewald Inc.

LeeAnna Smith
LeeAnna Smith

United Way of Grant County

Carla Tucker
Carla Tucker

Community School of the Arts

Rocky
Rocky Whitehead

Cancer Services of Grant County

Rob Wilson
Rob Wilson

Hoosier Jiffy Print

Beth
Beth Wine

Culligan Water Conditioning

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