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(563) 927-4141
200 East Main Street Manchester, IA 52057

The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce is located in a well-known and historic building right on Main Street in downtown Manchester, Iowa. Incorporated in 1944, the Chamber has served as a community and business advocate for over 75 years and is still evolving and progressing with the community today!

Mission:

The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce is organized for the purpose of advancing the quality of life, economic well-being, and awareness of the Manchester Area so that our community will be a better place to reside and conduct business of professional endeavors.

Core Values:

Welcoming

The Chamber is committed to creating a collaborative environment where everyone feels important and valued and has an opportunity to be themselves and have their voice be heard.

Education

The Chamber strives to support educational institutions and opportunities in the Area which we believe is a cornerstone to the area’s economy.

Innovative

 The Chamber embraces and encourages new ideas and creative thinking. Challenges are viewed as an opportunity to learn and grow.

Continuous Improvement

The Chamber strives for continuous improvement of organizational operations and programs and services. This is done through ongoing collaboration, open communication and building awareness and understanding of our community.

Leadership

The Chamber provides leadership that transcends our membership and impacts the direction of the community.

Vision:

Collaborating for community growth and economic success.

 

Chamber Leadership:

Executive Committee:

  • President: Kurt Heims, Heims Awards
  • Vice Pres: Jade Schneider, ISU Extension & Outreach
  • Treasurer: Luke Imsland, Community Savings Bank
  • Secretary: Nicole Riley, Visit the Magic Travel

Board of Directors:

  • Leanne Fangmann, Quiltmaker’s Shoppe
  • Lucas Fangmann, Physical Therapy Solutions
  • Julie Woods, Northwestern Mutual
  • Abby Buesing, Buesing & Sons LLC Rental and Vacation Properties
  • Stuart Sleper, XL Trailers
  • Angie Salow, Regional Medical Center
  • Brian Klaus, Henderson Products
  • Loretta Welcher, KMCH Radio

Staff:

  • Laura Holtz, Executive Director