The Spencer Ambassadors is the official welcoming group of the Spencer Chamber of Commerce. Representatives from various Spencer Businesses make up the Chamber Ambassadors. Each week this group visits new businesses, new staff members, building relocations and official ribbon cuttings for all businesses in the Spencer Area.
If your business is new to the Spencer community or you have news to celebrate, please call the Chamber Office to schedule an Ambassador Visit.
Current Ambassadors are: Amanda Bare (Century Farms Distillery), Peggy Bates (Buena Vista University), Paula Buenger (Spencer Daily Reporter), Tim Chapman (Farmers Savings Bank – Fostoria), Sean Curran (US Bank), Jeremy Eller (Edward Jones), Paul Freeman (MWI Components), Amanda Gloyd (Spencer Municipal Utilities), Andrew Hasley (P&H Cabinetry), Jen Irvine (Farmers Bank), Dave Jacobsen (Century 21), Ryan Johnson (State Bank), Bruce Klenken (Northwest Bank), Mike Koenecke (Cotton Grave Farm Management), Rod Meendering (Winther Stave & CO), Cole Milbrath (Prairie Plans Asset Management), Nataha Mohror (Black Earth Java), Richard Noah (Legacy Financial Services), Kyle Norris (Exit Realty), Jeremy Parsons (Clay County Fair), Nate Prenzlow (Spencer YMCA), Tori Rasmussen (Spencer Radio Group), Kari Roskens (Kari’s), Scott Simpson (Community Insurance), Wes Simpson (Williams & CO), Sara Taylor (Spencer Hospital), Lupe Tapia (Quality Refrigerated Services), Scott TenKley (Community State Bank), Craig Wampler (MidStates Builders), and Logan Wood (Advanced Network Professionals & Hansen’s Clothing).
Emeritus Ambassadors (20+ years of service): Jeff Bohnenkamp, Sid Fitch, Tom Howe, Tom Nelson, Dave Putnam, Bob Rose, Tim Steffen, Steve Waller, and Susan Zulk
"Networking and reaching new customers is always our top priority. To that end, the Spencer Chamber is an invaluable tool for us, as a local small business. Thank you!"
Matt Matthiesen, Owner, West O Beer
"As a non-profit community pillar of arts and culture, we know that the Spencer Chamber is committed to helping us build relationships and promoting our mission to make theatre accessible to all."
Liz McNea, Executive Artistic Director, Spencer Community Theatre
"The City's partnership with the Chamber is key to our economic health. We appreciate the work the Spencer Chamber of Commerce does on behalf of businesses and the service they provide to the community."
Amanda Mack, City Manager, City of Spencer
"Joining a chamber of commerce is not only a great way to be part of the community, but with the Spencer Chamber of Commerce, you never know who you’ll meet and where those relationships will lead. I am forever grateful for their assistance."
Vanessa Moore, Owner, Vertical Marketing + Design
"Serving on the Young Professionals board has not only been valuable, but also very exciting and entertaining. Acting as a member of the Chamber has helped me to gain confidence, respect, reputability, and most importantly community involvement and support!"
Elizabeth Bohnenkamp, Agent, Insurance Associates of Spencer