We are the hub for business connections

We’re the movers and the shakers in the Columbus business world. It’s our job to connect Columbus Chamber members with the resources they need to help their businesses thrive and make our community a better place.  We recognize that our members sometimes need help navigating all of our services; we’re the savvy, business-minded go-getters that make that happen.

 

Meet the Membership Team

Lorie Holt, Director of Member Services

Business Background: Lorie uses her experiences from prior roles in non-profit leadership, where she specialized in areas like organizational growth strategies, account management and brand development, to guide the Chamber’s membership and retention efforts.

Member Approach: Lorie is passionate about getting to know the story of Chamber members and being their advocate. She is here as a resource to help businesses thrive in the Columbus region.

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Taylor Exner, Senior Engagement Manager

Business Background: Taylor has found immense success through networking and building a library of resources for her members.

Member Approach: Taylor takes a unique and proactive approach with each of her Chamber members, and she believes you deserve a tailored plan based on the needs of your business. Her goal is to go above and beyond your expectations and help your business thrive with confidence in all situations.

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Mallory Roth, Member Resource Specialist

Business Background:Mallory has experience coordinating and executing annual giving campaigns and membership drives using social media, direct mail and stewardship.  She also has experience with volunteer management and the development of goals-driven strategies to increase awareness of the organization among constituents and the community.

Member Approach: Mallory grew up living in a Bed & Breakfast owned and operated by her parents. As such, she has first-hand experience with small businesses and is always eager to assist her Chamber members with their concerns, big or small.

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Zakee Bashir, Columbus Region Logistics Council Manager

Business Background: Zakee’s logistics background spans nearly four years of experience working in shared mail distribution where he managed supply chain operations for clients all over the United States. 

Member Approach:With ambition, creativity and a go-getter attitude, Zakee is to here to work with the Columbus Region Logistics Council and find solutions for the needs of businesses in Columbus.

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Franchesca Cardillo, Member Resource Specialist

Business Background:Franchesca attended Capital University where she received a degree in Public Relations and Strategic Communications and is also a Columbus Tourism Ambassador.

Member Approach: Franchesca uses her engaging sense of humor and love for building relationships to advance the bottom line of her members.

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