Meet the cbicc Team
Vern Squier, President & CEO, 814 234-1829
As President/CEO, Vern's primary responsibility is to provide effective leadership to the organization and its members in carrying out the Chamber's mission, directing internal operations, and developing external relationships beneficial to business and community advancement. He oversees the CBICC's economic development activity under the banner of the Centre County Industrial Development Corporation/Centre County Economic Development Partnership.
Jennifer Myers, Vice President, Economic Development, 814 234-1829, ext. 4, firstname.lastname@example.org
As vice president, Jennifer focuses on building private-sector strength in the local economy. In addition to assisting local companies in growth opportunities, she actively seeks out opportunities that can bring new jobs and wealth to Centre County.
Lesley Kistner, Vice President, Communications/Marketing, 814 234-1829, ext. 2, email@example.com
In her role at the CBICC, Lesley focuses on strategic communications and marketing for Chamber activity and programming, as well as for the CBICC's economic development mission. She also is responsible for media relations and other duties, including assisting with Business After Hours and events.
Nicole Smith, Vice President, Corporate Support/Membership, 814 234-1829, ext. 5, firstname.lastname@example.org
As vice president, Nicole manages overall day-to-day CBICC operations, including various duties related to the Chamber's Board of Directors, as well as member relations, including assisting new members and event/membership invoicing.
Tyann McDaniel, Manager, Membership and Events, 814 234-1829, ext. 1
As Manager of Membership and Events, Tyann is responisble for various aspects of event planning, as well as membership services, including asissting new members, and events/dues invoicing. She will also serve as Chamber liaison for CBICC Connect, the Chamber's young professionals group.
Mary Resides, Coordinator, Economic Development, 814 234-1829, ext. 3
In her role, Mary is responsible for clerical, administration and portfolio management activities related to the Centre County Industrial Development Corporation. She also serves as the I-99 Corridor Keystone Innovation Zone coordinator.