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."
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: 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.