2022 Ambassadors 

Ambassadors actively advocate for the Chamber, communicating the benefits, programs and privileges of becoming a Chamber member.

Deanna Brzuchowski
Hartland Insurance

Kelley Albrant
Edward Jones

Julie Hill-Lin
Eleven Marketing & Consulting

Laura Pinozzi
One Hope Wine/KNE Realty

Sheila Gunn
Team One Credit Union

Michael D. Aubert
Comerica Bank

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Through enthusiastic Chamber representation, Ambassadors seek opportunities to educate, promote and share the benefits of Chamber membership with the business community.  Serving as an Ambassador offers a great deal of visibility and builds credibility for your own business, while generating stronger relationships for the Chamber in the business community.

OBJECTIVES

  • Educate members about the services and benefits of their membership
  • Foster new member engagement in chamber programs, events and committees
  • Nurture quality relationships
  • Attend ribbon cuttings/grand-openings, New Member Welcome, Networking @ Noon, community events and educational programs
  • Assist with membership development activities and events
  • Meet & greet at Chamber events
  • Welcome new members via phone followed by a visit to drop off welcome bag and give insight into the Chamber
  • Represent the spirit of the Chamber at all chamber events and on social media
  • Foster involvement/engagement within the chamber (events, programs, committees, advocacy etc…for the new member and your mentees
  • Provide feedback for continuous improvement of program

BENEFITS

  • Official Ambassador name tags
  • Chamber calling cards to be able to leave when utilizing member businesses
  • Opportunities to utilize a 10-13 minute WHMI radio spot to highlight Ambassador Program/yourself within the community/your business (if able)
  • Speaking opportunities at ribbon cuttings/grand openings
  • Introduction at New Member Welcomes-who you are, what you do,share why you are an Ambassador/how has membership benefited you personally and your business
  • Ambassador of the Month picture/bio/video in CA (provided by you-for now), social media and howell.org website
  • Opportunity to meet all new members/opportunity to introduce your business and yourself
  • Member outreach via retention calls/opportunity to introduce yourself and your business
  • Exclusive networking opportunities (i.e. registration desks, greeter, etc.)
  • Introduction at the Annual Dinner
  • Opportunity to participate in Spring/Fall Blitz
  • Recognized as an invaluable leader within the chamber and the community that we serve

COMMITMENT & EXPECTATIONS

  • Prioritize attendance at monthly Ambassador meetings
  • Attendance at ribbon cuttings/grand openings-a minimum of two Ambassadors at each ribbon cutting
  • Attend at least two New Member Welcomes a year (held in Feb, April, June, August, October and December), times rotate between 9-10am and 12-1pm
  • Attend at least four Networking @ Noon (one a quarter)
  • Make monthly membership outreach/retention calls and report back on google sheets notating date/time of calls and any notes from call (usually anywhere between 5 and 10 calls per month)
  • Share your Chamber experience within the community
  • Participation in the ½ day Spring Membership Blitz and Fall Retention Blitz
  • Attend chamber events and programs per your availability
  • Help with member registration at events when needed

JOIN US!

If you have been a chamber member for at least one year, are community-minded, interested in driving regional economic prosperity through engagement within the chamber, excited to share the benefits of membership within the community, possess a curious nature for helping others…then serving as an Ambassador may be a great opportunity for you to brand yourself as a leader and resource within our membership.

Please contact Dianne Samples at dsamples@howell.org or call the Howell Chamber at (517) 546-3920 to discuss in more details.

Helen Habib
Old National Bank