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Eileen Dautrich, IOM, PaCCE, President

'The Legend'


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In March 2019, Eileen celebrated her 20-year anniversary with the Chamber. As President of the Chamber, Eileen is responsible for building relationships with the members and the community as well expanding the organization’s programs, member benefits and continuing to manage the daily activities of the organization.

Eileen's ongoing professional development has included graduating from the U.S. Chamber’s four-year program, the Institute for Organization Management, in 2005 and graduating from the Leadership Tri-County program in 2000. She attends various seminars and participates in webinars every year that help strengthen her business knowledge and allow her to greater assist TCACC and its members.

Her favorite part of working at the Chamber is that she is passionate about what the Chamber stands for in the tri-county community and the satisfaction of being able to help the local, small businesses, and the community at large through her daily activities.

In 1990, Eileen Dautrich began working for TCACC as a student intern in the Boyertown Area Chamber of Commerce office.  She returned to the Chamber a number of times, working in various capacities and eventually being hired as the Vice President of Administration in 1999.  Eileen was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2006.  With the reorganization of the Chamber in fall of 2010, Eileen was promoted to President of the TriCounty Chamber effective November 1, 2010.

 

Michele BarrettEvents & Member Engagement Director

'The Social Light'

  

Michele started at the Chamber in December 2018 and is primarily responsible for the planning and execution of all Chamber events including but not limited to Business Card Exchanges, Membership Breakfasts, and Refresh Fridays. She will also design and facilitate all annual events such as the Legislative Coffee, College Fair, and the Boyertown Area Progress Dinner. Michele will be your business-to-chamber contact for marketing of all events.


Michele's non-profit and special events experience includes starting a non-profit organization, Walk Bike Berks, and serving the tri-county areas as
transportation education and equity advocate at the local, state, and national level. She was a grant writer for the Pottstown School District's Safe Routes to School program and was the first Executive Director for PA Walks and Bikes.Starting in 2010, she served on the board of directors for Building a Better Boyertown and was a temporary full-time Main Street Manager to the BBB. In 2014, she went on to serve as the Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust's Assistant Director.




Gregory Glenn, Member Relations Director

'Super G'
   

 

Gregory graduated from Kutztown University with a B.S. in Management and Marketing. He started at the Chamber in September 2018. He works to grow the size of our Chamber Community while guiding new Members on how to grow their business through their membership.

Greg brings over 20 years as sales experience to the Chamber. After college, he worked for the Department of Health and Human Services and then moved on to a sales position with WFMZ-TV Channel 69. For one year, he worked at Tri County Toyota, where he sold 15 to 20 cars a month. Before that, he spent 12 years with Yellowbook (HIBU) as a sales executive assisting customers on their advertising campaigns.



Jennifer O'Donnell, IOM, Leadership Tri-County Director

  

Jenn started at the Chamber in January 2015 as Member Relations Director. In July 2018, Jenn transitioned to full-time Director of Leadership Tri-County. As Director, Jenn is expanding the existing program and its offerings to the community by working closely with employers to help identify and develop emerging leaders, assist the nonprofit community with project proposals and board development, and will be seeking out educational programming and funding that will provide a strong foundation for our participants.

Jenn earned her IOM designation in August 2018 from the Institute for Organization Management and is a 2016 graduate of Leadership Tri-County. She is a member of the Board of Managers of The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and serves as Committee Chair for the Bel Canto Youth Chorus of The Bach Choir of Bethlehem.


Danielle Rexrode, Marketing & Communications Director

'Brand Amplifier'
   

Danielle started at the Chamber in May 2018 as a student intern. Her work created an improved and professional look to our marketing pieces and provided us with a consistent social media presence, so we asked her to stay as a full-time employee. Danielle is responsible for creating marketing materials for the Chamber and managing social media.

​Danielle graduated from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in May 2019 with a B.S. in Marketing. While in college, she was involved with the American Marketing Association and Best Buddies.



  Melissa Shainline, Administrative & Member Services Director

    

 

Melissa is second in seniority at the Chamber. She began her employment with the Chamber over 6 years ago as Administrative Assistant. She began her role as Administrative & Member Services Director in July 2019. Melissa also shares her time in the Chamber office with Pottstown Area Industrial Development, Inc. serving as a part-time Administrative Assistant.

Melissa attended Delaware Valley University where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Equine Science & Management. She was a member of the Western Equestrian Team, Apiary Society, the academic fraternity Delta Tau Alpha, and the service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega. During college, Melissa also studied abroad at Haptpury University in Gloucester, United Kingdom. While abroad, she had the opportunity to volunteer for the 2010 Badminton Horse Trials.

In addition, Melissa serves on the Foundation for Pottstown Education's Board of Directors as Secretary. She also works for CVS Health and pet sits.

 

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152 East High Street
Pottstown, PA 19464

Phone: 610.326.2900