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  • Travis Markwood
    President
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  • 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.


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  • Margie Donnell
    Operations Manager
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  • 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. 


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  • Cheryl Barber
    Member Services Director
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  • 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.

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  • Logan Weaver
    Marketing Coordinator
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  • Logan Weaver is the Marketing Coordinator of the Lancaster/Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce. Born and raised in Southeast Ohio, he attended Morgan High School in McConnelsville and graduated from Muskingum University in New Concord with a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media Design.

    Prior to joining the Chamber, Logan was a news reporter for the Lancaster Eagle Gazette and Chillicothe Gazette newspapers, and also has experience in radio at The WOLF - WLOH in Lancaster. 

    Logan's areas of strength include writing, graphic design, and digital media. He 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, Owner of Fat Cat Pizza
  • Ronnie Blankenship
    Owner
    Fat Cat Pizza
    1415 Sheridan Drive
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph:  740-407-2723
     

  • Cenell R. Boch, M.S., AT - President of C&C Wellness, Inc.
  • Cenell R. Boch, M.S., AT
    President - C&C Wellness, Inc.
    Owner - Wellness with Cenell, LLC
    1582 E. Main St.
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 330-904-5269

     

  • Chris Clark, President of Clark Insurance
  • Chris Clark
    President
    Clark Insurance 
    414 E. Main St., Suite 100
    P.O. Box 608
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-653-8623 

     

  • Bob Competti, Owner of Innerphase Video Productions
  • Bob Competti, Vice Chair
    Owner
    Innerphase Video Productions
    936 Prestige Blvd.
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-653-2564

  • Nicole Davis, Park National Bank Trust Officer
  • Nicole Davis
    Trust Officer
    Park National Bank
    143 W. Main St. 
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-681-4973

     

  • Zack DeLeon, Agent at Keller Williams Realty
  • Zack DeLeon
    Agent
    Keller Williams Realty
    603 W Wheeling St.
    P.O. Box 190
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-653-3583

  • Nikki Drake, Engineering Technician for Fairfield Soil & Water Conservation District
  • Nikki Drake, 2nd Vice Chair
    Engineering Technician
    Fairfield Soil & Water Conservation District
    831 College Ave., Suite B
    Lancaster, Ohio, 43130
    Ph:  740-653-8154

     

  • Steve Eversole, President and Founder of Eversole Builders
  • Steve Eversole
    Eversole Builders
    President/Founder
    2495 Election House Road NW
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-654-2855

     

  • Amy Eyman, Fairfield County Foundation Executive Director
  • Amy Eyman, Treasurer
    Executive Director
    Fairfield County Foundation
    162 E. Main St.
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-654-8451

     

  • Nathan Hale, Superintendent of Lancaster City Schools
  • Nathan Hale
    Superintendent
    Lancaster City Schools
    345 E. Mulberry St.
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-687-7300

     

  • Kyle Heavrin, South Central Power Company
  • Kyle Heavrin
    Director of Energy Services & Business Development 
    South Central Power Company
    720 Mill Park Drive
    P.O. Box 250
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-689-6181

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

  • Jonathan Kelly, Chief Financial Officer at Fairfield Medical Center
  • Jonathan C. Kelly
    Chief Financial Officer
    Fairfield Medical Center
    401 N. Ewing St.
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-687-8000

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

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

  • Joe Schorr, Director of Operations at Blue Label Packaging
  • Joe Schorr 
    Director of Operations
    Blue Label Packaging
    3750 Lancaster-New Lexington Road
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-654-2128

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

  • Kent Swinehart, Vice President of Lancaster Bingo Company, Inc.
  • Kent Swinehart
    Vice President, Financial & Accounting
    Lancaster Bingo Company, Inc.
    200 Quarry Road
    P.O. Box 668
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    Ph: 740-652-2540

  • Jarrod Tudor, Ohio University Lancaster Dean of Campus
  • Jarrod Tudor
    Dean of Campus & Community Relations
    Ohio University Lancaster

    1570 Granville Pike
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130

    Ph: 740-681-3302

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  • Heather Yakes, Chair
    Certified Business Coach
    ActionCOACH
    7115 Logan-Thornville Road
    Rushville, Ohio  43150
    Ph: 740-240-1004