• Welcome to the Lancaster Fairfield County Chamber!

  • Staff & Board of Directors

  • Chamber Staff

  • Travis_Markwood.jpg
  • Travis Markwood
    President
    Email

  • Travis Markwood is the President of the Lancaster/Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce. Since graduating from Ohio University with a degree in communications, Travis’ career has been focused in the marketing field where he spent time working on event planning, public relations, marketing campaigns and client relations for various companies. Some of Travis’ past clients have included Owens Corning, Abercrombie & Fitch, NY & Co., Gander Mountain and The Limited Brands.

    Currently, Travis is the Assistant Secretary for the Lancaster Area Community Improvement Corporation, the Treasurer for the Downtown Lancaster Special Improvement District, Vice-Chair of the Fairfield County Visitors and Convention Bureau, the Keller Market House Board and the Treasurer for the Fairfield 33 Development Alliance. Travis is committed to working with the Chamber of Commerce and its committees to support members and local businesses in the Fairfield County region.


  • Margie_Donnell.jpg
  • Margie Donnell
    Operations Manager
    Email

  • Margie Donnell is the Operations Manager of the Lancaster/Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce. Since graduating from Ohio University with a degree in Business Administration, her career has been focused on managing the front offices of both large and small businesses.  Areas of strength include project management, executive support, financial management and administrative supervision as well as policy and procedure development.  Before joining the chamber in 2016, she spent 18 years as the Administrative Service Manager at Catholic Social Services in Columbus.  Prior to that she was with Michael Flick Associates, Cardinal Realty Services and Hills Fabrics. 

    Margie currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Meals on Wheels of Fairfield County and is active with her church. She is committed to working with the Chamber of Commerce and its committees to support members and local businesses in the Fairfield County region. 


  • Cheryl_Barber.jpg
  • Cheryl Barber
    Member Services Director
    Email

  • Cheryl Barber is the Member Services Director of the Lancaster/Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce. A graduate of Canal Winchester High School, Cheryl attended Ohio University-Lancaster for 2 years.  Cheryl’s career has been focused in the marketing field where she has learned to build customer relationships, prepare and present sales and marketing plans and provide one-on-one customer service. 

    Prior to joining the Chamber of Commerce in May of 2016, Cheryl was an Account Executive for 23 years with Eagle Gazette Media, an Account Executive with the Baltimore Fairfield Leader and worked in the grocery business before beginning her sales career. Currently, Cheryl is the secretary for the Tammy Nusser Foundation, a member of the Progressive Referral Group of Lancaster, Colton’s Crusaders for Cystic Fibrosis and the Canal Winchester Alumni Band. Cheryl previously has been the chairman of the United Way Commercial Division, served on the nomination committee for The Red Cross Heroes Breakfast, volunteered for the Veterans Commission Stand Down event and was awarded the Affiliate of the Year from the Lancaster Board of Realtors in 2007. She is committed to working with the Chamber of Commerce and its committees to support members and local businesses in the Fairfield County region.

  •  

     

  • Julia-Taylor.jpg
  • Julia Taylor
    Marketing Coordinator
    Email

  • Julia Taylor is the Marketing Coordinator of the Lancaster/Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce. Born and raised in Lancaster, she attended William V. Fisher Catholic High School and graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations. Prior to joining the Chamber Julia worked as a Communications Intern at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio and has previous PR firm experience at Margie Korshak Inc. in Chicago.

    Currently Julia is a member of the Young Professionals of Lancaster and is involved with her church. Areas of strength include marketing, public relations, digital media, events and advertising. She is committed to working with the Chamber of Commerce and its committees to support members and local businesses in the Fairfield County region.   

     

  • Board of Directors

  • Ronnie_Blankenship.jpg
  • Ronnie Blankenship
    Owner
    Fat Cat Pizza
    1415 Sheridan Drive
    Lancaster, OH 43130
    Ph:  740-407-2723
     

  • Bob_Competti.jpg
  • Bob Competti: Treasurer
    Owner
    Innerphase Video Productions
    936 Prestige Boulevard
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-653-2564

     

  • Ron_Cullums.jpg
  • Ron Cullums: Vice Chair
    Manager
    Ohio University Lancaster Campus
    1570 Granville Pike
    Lancaster, Ohio  43130
    Ph: 740-654-6711
     

  • Nicole-Davis-.PNG-w274.png
  • Nicole Davis
    Trust Officer
    Fairfield National Bank
    143 W. Main St 
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-653-7242

     

     

  • Nikki_Drake.jpg
  • Nikki Drake
    Engineering Technician
    Fairfield Soil & Water Conservation District
    831 College Avenue, Suite B
    Lancaster, Ohio  43130
    Ph:  740-653-8154
     

  • Steve-Eversole-r.jpg
  • Steve Eversole
    Eversole Builders
    President/Founder
    2495 Election House Rd NW
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-654-2855

     

  • amyeyman-r(1).jpg
  • Amy Eyman
    Executive Director
    Fairfield County Foundation
    162 E. Main St
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-654-8451

     

  • Pam_Harris.jpg
  • Pam Harris
    Vice President, Operations
    Lancaster Bingo Company, Inc.
    200 Quarry Road
    P.O. Box 668
    Lancaster, Ohio  43130
    Ph: 740-652-2540
     

  • MarkJinkensHeadshot_01-2020-r.jpg
  • Mark Jinkens
    Owner
    Double Edge Brewing Company
    158 W. Chestnut St
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-277-7465

     

  • Jefferson-w300.jpg
  • Jefferson Kiser
    Associate Attorney
    Stebelton Snider LPA
    109 N Broad St #200
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-654-4141

     

  • Angela_Krile.jpg
  • Angela Krile: Chair
    President/CEO
    Krile Communications, LLC.
    6775 Old Logan Road SE
    Sugar Grove, Ohio  43155
    Ph: 740-974-3948
     

  • Rick_Lemonds.jpg
  • Rick Lemonds: Past Chair
    President/CEO
    South Central Power Company
    2780 Coonpath Road NE
    P.O. Box 250
    Lancaster, Ohio  43130
    Ph: 740-689-6181
     

  • Kent_Miller.jpg
  • Kent Miller
    President
    Miller-Lewis Benefit Consultants
    121 E. Sixth Avenue
    PO Box 368
    Lancaster, Ohio  43130
    Ph: 740-654-4055
     

  • Jodi Motta
  • Jodi Motta
    Friendly Bremen Banking Center
    Lancaster West
    1971 W. Fair Avenue
    Lancaster, Ohio  43130
    Ph: 740-687-3940
     

  • Rick-Rose-r.jpg
  • Rick Rose
    Plant Manager
    Retriev Technologies
    265 Quarry Road SE
    Lancaster, Ohio  43130
    Ph: 740-653-6290

  • Billy_Smith.jpg
  • Bill Smith
    Owner
    Cherry Street Pub
    202 N Cherry Street
    Lancaster, Ohio  43130
    Ph: 740 654 7828
     

  • Andrea-r.jpg
  • Andrea Spires
    Young Professionals of Lancaster
    109 N. Broad St, Suite 100
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130

     

     

  • Heather_Yakes.jpg
  • Heather Yakes: 2nd Vice Chair
    Certified Business Coach
    ActionCOACH
    7115 Logan Thornville Road
    Rushville, Ohio  43150
    Ph: 740-240-1004