Member of the Month

Cindy Clark

October Member of the Month

Barbara Gustavson | Owner, Discover Next Step

Barbara makes time in her full schedule to support the Chamber with her time, talent, and treasure. In 2022 alone she served on the Annual Gala committee, chairs the Leadership Advisory Committee that oversees Leadership Fredericksburg, served on the committee for the Leadership Summit. Barbara served as a mentor for Leadership Fredericksburg, she was a featured speaker at a Leadership Series event, and was a table facilitator during the Leadership Summit. Barbara was co-chair of the Leadership Alumni Builder and helped to transition it to 2022’s offerings of the Series and the Summit, offering leadership content to the broader Chamber community. We thank Barbara for her strong dedication to serving others and leading with integrity and service.

Cindy Clark

September Member of the Month

Kelly Roth | Chief Operating Officer, Matern Staffing

Kelly is an integral part of the CNEW committee and has been the chair for the past year. Her immeasurable work with the CNEW committee and signature chamber events is unmatched! Without volunteers like her, the Chamber couldn’t prosper! Kelly brings ideas and positive energy to the Chamber of Commerce. From raffle ticket sales and registration, she has us covered!

Cindy Clark

July Member of the Month

Stephanie Lyles | Director of Community Relations,  Topside Federal Credit Union

July’s member of the month is Stephanie Lyles from Topside Federal Credit Union.  Stephanie has not only been a member of the Chamber for many years she is also a friend.  Stephanie serves on the CNEW and Work Force Now committees and always makes herself available to volunteer her time to help sell raffle tickets or greet people as they check in at events. 

Cindy Clark

June Member of the Month

Latasha Brooks | Owner, A & B Creative Events

The Chamber team is excited to announce the June Member of the Month, Latasha Brooks.  Latasha has been an essential behind the scene volunteer for the Chamber staff.  Latasha’s skills and willingness to assist were crucial in the planning of the 31st Annual Awards and Gala and most recently the CNEW Fashion Show.  Her direction and take charge attitude helped the staff throw two wonderful and unforgettable events.

Cindy Clark

May Member of the Month

Jaime Garza | Owner, Ignite Cinemas Video Production

We couldn’t be more pleased to announce our May member of the month Jaime Garza, owner of Ignite Cinemas Video Production.  Jaime is always prepared to lend a helping hand to the Chamber whether it is answering questions or offering his incredible video talents.  You most recently saw what Jaime can do when he created the 31st Annual Gala wrap up video. Jaime often advocates for the Chamber and the work that we do.

Cindy Clark

April Member of the Month

Scott Rabe

The Chamber team is pleased to announce April’s Member of the Month is Scott Rabe.  Scott was an integral part of the success of the 31st Annual Awards and Gala, his insight and experience with event planning made this year’s Gala an event to remember.  Scott assisted in coordinating volunteers, setting up and working with vendors and many of the final touches. 

Cindy Clark

March Member of the Month

Cyndi Clark | Human Resources Manager, Universal Dynamics

Cindy Clark is the March Member of the Month for her efforts and support of the Workforce NOW Committee initiatives, including the Intern Expo.

Cindy and her company have agreed to contribute to the scholarship fund, have an engaging booth and provide volunteers for the the first ever Intern Expo.

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