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Let Us Introduce Ourselves

We pride ourselves in developing close community ties with residents, city officials, and our school district. The organization is comprised of businesses, individuals and organizations dedicated to the promotion of business and the community.

Through partnership with local businesses, government and leaders, we advocate for, and promote, a prosperous business community.

Tera M. Bell

Executive Director

Tera comes from an association background and has over eight years of marketing, advertising, and design experience. In her last role, she managed the social media accounts for a large real estate company in Columbus. She also worked for the Lexington Apartment Association (now the Central Kentucky Apartment Association) where she was the Assistant Director and Marketing Director where she wore numerous hats.

Tera resides in the New Albany area with her husband, Joe, and three-year-old daughter, Lexington. Tera is a huge University of Kentucky fan, where she is also a proud alumna!


Alexis Donahue

Events and Marketing Manager

Alexis has had a career in marketing, advertising, event planning, and everything in between. She comes from planning events at the Ronald McDonald House, start to finish, owning her own business and knowing that process like the back of her hand and representing herself in a professional, yet approachable manner in the light of the community with all that she has been involved with!

She grew up in Canal Winchester and currently lives right outside of the city! With the free time that she has, she is either at her boutique, spending time with family or friends or you can find her at a soccer field near by!

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Board of Directors

Denise Mathias

Financial Advisor, Edward Jones


2021 -2023

Leslie Thornton

Owner, Bookkeeping Bliss


2020 - 2023


Kristin Ankrom

Work-Based Learning Coordinator, CWHS


2020 - 2023


Stacey Collins

Director of Patient Care, Diley Ridge Medical Center

2022 - 2024

Laurie Eberly

Site Director, Nationwide Children's

2022 - 2023

Mary Cox

Branch Manager, Canal Banking Center

2023 - 2024

Cori Rowley


Yellowood Farms

2022 - 2024

Nick Grilli

Attorney, Dagger Law

2022 - 2024

Paige Ludwin

Marketing, NIFCO

2022 - 2024


Board of Directors Expectations & Benefits

Governing and Strategic Initiatives

Board Meetings are 9:00 a.m. on the second Thursday of the month, 10 months of the year. Equally split between virtual and in-person. Attendance is required at 8 of the 10 board meetings annually.

Increasing Member Engagement
Committees & Events
Ribbon Cuttings and Other Public Appearances
Supporting Your Chamber During a Crisis
Board Member Benefits
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