Ferndale Area Chamber Announces New Board Members
(FAC, Jan. 2, 2017)
Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced new board members and Executive Board Directors. Congratulations to:
Heather Coleman-Voss of Oakland County Michigan Works! Ferndale
Benjamin Long of Schmidt & Long, PLLC
Aaron Stone of STONE+TEAM Business Consulting
Dale Vigliarolo of LakePointe Construction
Newly appointed Executive Board Directors for 2017 include:
Jerome Raska of Blumz…by JR Designs – Chairman
Lisa Schmidt of Schmidt & Long, PLLC – Vice Chairman
Blake Prewitt of Ferndale Public Schools – Treasurer
Sherry Kless of Oakland County Michigan Works! Oak Park – Secretary
The Chamber is a way for business owners to connect and resources to help make businesses successful. Benefits to joining the Chamber include: networking, marketing, leadership skills, business advocacy and economic development, volunteering opportunities and community support.
Multiple entrepreneurs applied to serve, and members of the board were chosen with votes by Chamber members. Dale Vigliarolo of LakePointe Construction is excited to have been one of those selected to serve. When asked why he joined the board, he said “Well, having a business located in Ferndale and wanting to give back to our community I thought this would be a nice way for me to grow LakePointe Construction and become more active in our great town. I want other business owners to be able to benefit their businesses by working within the Chamber to increase their bottom lines by using the FAC as a networking tool the same way that I have!”
Heather Coleman-Voss is also happy to serve. “Being on the Board of Directors for the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce is important to me because the Chamber is instrumental in the success of our local businesses. The Board collectively has the responsibility to steer the Chamber into further growth and the expansion of our services to our businesses,” she said. “I love being a member of the Ferndale Area Chamber. We are all very supportive of one another, truly enjoy meeting new business owners and advocating for their success. This Chamber is filled with dedicated, passionate people who want everyone to succeed. The networking alone is simply incredible, and it’s wonderful to experience business colleagues become friends.”
Find out more about the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce at http://www.ferndaleareachamber.com/.