Company: Leadership Centre County
Position: Executive Director
"I want to positively impact our community. I am honored to be working with the CBICC ambassadors, a group of immensely talented people. Having great synergy between the CBICC and my organization - Leadership Centre County - is of utmost importance to me, and my involvement as an ambassador is another way to strengthen that connection."
Company: First Citizens Community Bank
Position: Multi-Site Branch Manager
"FCCB deeply values being a part of the CBICC because it allows us to connect with the local community that we serve. In addition, being an ambassador has given me a great deal of satisfaction by allowing me to personally welcome new businesses to the chamber and to work together with other leaders in the community who want to help see Centre County grow and thrive."
Company: First National Bank
Position: Branch Manager
“I enjoy working with individuals and small business to help achieve their financial goals. I joined the CBICC to be more aware of the organizations and businesses in the community and I’m grateful for the relationships and connections I’ve built through networking at chamber events. It’s been a great asset for me, both personally and professionally. I’ve also used the business partners I’ve met at events to assist in both personal matters and business. Whether I’m looking for a contractor for a home renovation or helping a client who needs a recommendation, there is always a trusted group of professionals in the area you know you can count on.”
Company: First Commonwealth Bank
Position: Vice President Financial Solutions Center Manager
"When I first began attending CBICC events, I felt lost and didn't know who to speak to or how to start a conversation. I now love being an ambassador and helping to connect people. I hope people will come back and pay it forward at events, the way that I love to do in life."
Award: 2019 Ambassador of the Year
Company: Marco Technologies
Position: Technology Advisor
"When I joined the CBICC, I stood in a corner knowing no one. Fellow members and ambassadors went out of their way to make me feel welcomed and part of the group. Being able to give back in that same way and help new members is why I love being an ambassador."
Company: Intrada Technologies
Position: Project Coordinator
“I currently work for a full-service technology company. I have a passion for technology and a passion for networking with other people. My role as a CBICC ambassador allows me to network with other individuals while providing technological insight where requested. Also, golf is pretty cool. The CBICC golf tournament is awesome.”
Company: Aperture Consulting, LLC
Position: Employee Benefits Consultant
“I love the employee-benefits industry because I have the opportunity to help employers recruit, retain and build lasting relationships with employees based on the benefits they provide. I’ve been volunteering with the CBICC since moving to State College in 2019 and I’ve connected with many great people through this group. Being employed by a local small business, the CBICC has been a great asset to my team and me.”
Company: King Financial Partners
Position: Financial Advisor, Certified Financial Planner
"Working with small-business owners and positioning them for growth is something I truly enjoy. As an ambassador, I have the opportunity to meet many of the business owners who are supporting and strengthening our community."
Company: Centre County United Way
Position: Campaign and Relationship Manager
"Volunteering as a CBICC ambassador has helped me develop so many impactful relationships. These connections strengthened my commitment to serving our wonderfully unique community, and led me to the United Way with its mission of education, income and health — the building blocks of a good quality of life and strong community.”
To learn more about the CBICC Ambassadors, please contact the CBICC at firstname.lastname@example.org.