Fennville Community Guide 2016 : Page 2
GREATER FENNVILE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD Erica Ramos is the current president of the Greater Fennville Chamber of Commerce. She has served on the board since 2009. She works for Chemical Bank in downtown Fennville. Since starting with the bank in 2000, she has held many positions but most recently she focuses on helping business owners find assistance and solutions to make their dreams a reality. Her community involvement during her career includes working with various non-profit organizations. Vice President Jodi Welscott is a Branch manager for Huntington Bank and has been in Banking for 20 years. Jodi is the Events Chair for the Chamber and also is the Director of the Fennville Goose Festival. She is married to Kevin, and they have two boys and are active in boating, camping, and baseball. She enjoys being involved and volunteering in the community. Treasurer Gary Krier is a recently re-tired marketing executive residing now in Fennville. His past experience includes Senior Vice President of Channel Marketing for MC Sales and Consulting out of Carmel, IN. Gary earned his BS degree at St. Cloud State University, in St. Cloud, MN and grew up in Minneapolis, MN. He is married to Mary Ann, his wife of 46 years. Current activities include Retail Marketing Consultancy, Greater Fennville Chamber of Commerce and the Al-Van Humane Society board Secretary, Barb Burmeister of the Greater Fennville Chamber of Commerce. She enjoys living in the Fennville area and selling real estate along the lakeshore. Husband John is a partner in real estate, three children and their spouses live in Fennville and West Olive and joyfully have seven grandchildren. The look forward to continuing to help look for even more opportuni-ties to show off the many benefits of the chamber members and the people that work there. Dr. Curtis Day owns Saugatuck Chiropractic Clinic LLC and is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic. Dr. Day grew up on a dairy farm in Northern WI and has been providing individualized care for over 21 years. He had his clinic in Chicago for many years and was a board member on the Chamber of Commerce there for 15 years. Dr. Day is your primary care professional for spinal health and well-being. Linda Barnes owns HOPN Pizza and Grinders and has been there 4 ½ years. Prior to HOPN she worked in the Tasting Room at Fenn Valley Winery. She is married and has 3 kids. She enjoys being active in our Community and playing Pool in her spare time. Larry Fuerst operated Hid-den Pond, a local Bed and Breakfast just outside of Fennville, for 18 years. Between guests, he was a pilot for United Airlines, flying the 777 to Europe and Asia. He retired in December after 48 years of flying. He has lived in Fennville for over 25 years, He attends church, volun-teers there, at Fenn Valley Winery, and at many of the Chamber’s activities. He enjoys driving race cars. He is married, and still lives at Hidden Pond. Glen McNeil is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments. Glen moved to the area last Fall and is a new addition to the Greater Fennville Chamber Board. He spent fifteen years in the education field and served on several community boards. His wife, Monica, and their five children are anxious to get to know and become a part of the Western Michigan commu-nity. Jeff Mathieu and his wife Anne are the owners and innkeepers of The Amble Inn, which is a log cabin bed & breakfast. After being a mechanic for over 30 years, Jeff was looking for a change and Anne suggested pur-chasing a B&B. A few short months later, the dream turned into reality. We chose this area because we wanted to be part of a small community, and Jeff joined the Fennville Chamber so that he could actively support the area and help the community grow.