Committees

Support. Network. Promote.

Take advantage of your Troy Chamber membership and get involved with one of our committees. Designed as informational opportunities to assist the chamber and its events, our committees are also a great opportunity to network with other business professionals.

Interested in joining one of our committees? Contact the committee chair and they will provide you with all of the necessary information.

Ambassadors

As representatives of the Troy Chamber of Commerce, Ambassadors welcome and educate new members as well as provide existing members on-going support. They act as a liaison between members and the chamber.

Meetings:

Mandatory Quarterly

Contact Information:

Chair: Ted Efros
Detection Systems and Engineering (DSE)
248-561-6001
Ted.efros@dsesecurity.com

Business Development Groups

Business Development Groups are industry-exclusive networking groups that can help your business grow. Gain an extended sales team focused on the creation of long-term value for your business from customers, markets, and relationships. A BDG group is free with any membership level!

Meetings:

Vary. Please see flyer for specific meeting dates, times, and contact information.

BDG Flyer

Contact Information:

Staff Liaison – Evan Rinaldi, Director of Business Development
Troy Chamber of Commerce
248-641-0031
Email Evan

Hospitality

Work with other hospitality companies to attract conventions, business trade and tourism opportunities within the community. This committee works to address industry issues, identify current industry trends, and pair job opportunities with potential applicants.

Meetings:

Bi-monthly

Contact Information:

Co-Chair: Duane Swanson
Somerset Inn
248-643-7800
dswanson@somersetinn.com

Leadership Enrichment Group

Hosts workshops on a variety of topics regularly to develop and enhance your leadership skills.

Meetings:

First Wednesday of the month with featured speaker, open to all chamber members

Contact Information:

Chair: Dr. Joan Haakonstad
Intelligent Office
248-519-2300
jHaakonstad@IntelligentOffice.com

Co-Chair: Gina Cetnar
Financial Solutions of Michigan
248-792-9050
gina.cetnar@lpl.com

Non-Profit Network

More than 70 non-profit organizations meet to explore partnership opportunities and share information and resources; The NPN hosts an educational conference annually in November.

Meetings:

Monthly

Contact Information:

Staff Liaison – Tara Tomcsik-Husak, President & CEO
Troy Chamber of Commerce
248-641-0197
tara@troychamber.com

Tee Off FORE Troy

Plans the Chamber’s annual golf outing; meets January-June to secure golfers, sponsors, and prizes.

Meetings:

Once/Twice a Month (January-June)

Contact Information:

Chair: Len Verlinden
Flagstar Bank

248-689-1421
len.verlinden@flagstar.com

Women’s Business Forum

Focused on empowering women in business, the Women’s Business Forum meets to plan programs that are relevant to women in business.

Meetings:

Regular. Contact us for specific meeting dates and times.

Contact Information:

Chair: Emma Hampton
Entech Staffing Solutions
248-528-1444
ehampton@teamentech.com

Troy Young Professionals Network

The Troy Young Professionals Network hosts events and programs that support career professionals 35 and younger to grow personally and professionally. They work with Chamber businesses to provide educational opportunities for young professionals. Their goal is to create a relaxed environment where YP members can connect and learn from others in the same stage of their career and thrive in the work force.

Contact Information:

Chair: Michelle Choice
Fogo de Chão
248-817-1800
mchoice@fogo.com

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