Rhonda Emmons

Rhonda Emmons, Office Administrator 

Rhonda is a lifelong resident of Marion-Grant County and has 19 years’ experience with the Chamber in a variety of capacities and serves as the Office Administrator.

She has two step children with her husband Tracy who is employed with Marion Municipal Utilities.  They have 4 grandchildren and a nine year old Chocolate Labrador Retriever, Roscoe.

Her hobbies include spending leisure time with family & friends and riding her recumbent bicycle alongside with her husband.  She also loves to travel, exercise, spend time at the lakes, and of course, shop!

The variety of job experience is what Rhonda cites as her most enjoyable aspect of her work with the Chamber.  She adds, “There is never a dull moment here and that is why I LOVE my job!”



Emon Jones, Marketing Director 

Having been born and raised in Marion, Emon has actively participated in the community throughout highschool, social interaction, and giving back her time. 

Prior to working at the Chamber, Emon was a student at IUPUI.  There she was extremely active in her sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Inc. and received her B.S. in Marketing from the Kelley School of Business. Emon is excited to begin her career and first post grad position in a town she personally knows, while hoping to be a voice for millennials in Grant County.

With her family also being residents of Marion, she enjoys still being able to spend time with them. Her other hobbies include doing makeup, shopping, traveling, and learning new ways to utilize social media.

Emon looks forward to using her degree in a field she loves. "I'm excited to use my experience to help bring new ideas to the Chamber, while helping to improve the community I grew up in."

Kylie JacksonKylie Jackson, President / CEO

Kylie Jackson is a lifelong Grant County resident and serves as the President/Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber.  Prior to this role, she served as the organization’s Marketing Director.

Her energy and enthusiasm for the Grant County community serve her well in her work with the local business community.

Kylie enjoys the variety of work that she faces daily. “I love that every day I get to meet someone new in the community and I get to do my part in helping their business succeed.  There is a great deal of satisfaction in the work we do for local businesses through our array of services and programs”.

She is a graduate of Purdue University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.  She also completed minors in Communications, Political Science, and Organizational Behavior and Human Resources.  Kylie is lucky to have her entire family living in the east central Indiana area. Her hobbies include watching documentaries, reading, playing golf, traveling, enjoying live music, and spending time with her dog, Chauncey, and cat, Lucy.

Board of Directors


John Velasquez, Chairman
Miller's Merry Manor 

David Abernathy

David Abernathy
Via Credit Union


Megan Bishop
Sycamore Land Title 

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Phil Bowers
JG Bowers, Inc / Advanced Cabinet Systems

Corinne Coots

Corinne Coots
Cafe Valley

Mike Ernst

Mike Ernst
Dulin, Ward & DeWald, Inc.

Futrell, Cindy 2016

Cindy Futrell
Marion General Hospital

Karen Gilliam-Brown 2016

Karen Madry
Afena Federal Credit Union

Scott Miller

Scott Miller
Bowman Construction Co. Inc


Alex Huskey
Ivy Tech Community College 


Jennifer Lane-Riefler
Cancer Services of Grant County

Powell, Cory 2016

Cory Powell
Raymond James

Mark Storey

Mark Storey, Treasurer
Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service

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Scott Turcott
 Indiana Wesleyan University


Rob Wilson
Hoosier Jiffy Print


Stacey Asbury

Stacey Asbury
Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service


Sandy Beouy
First Farmers Bank & Trust

Iris Brunner

Iris Brunner
Fanily Services Society, Inc.


Barb Hamaker
F.C. Tucker Realty Center 


Carol Hamilton
Gilead Ministries

Alicia HazelwoodAlicia Hazelwood
United Way of Grant County

Ashley Hofer

Ashley Hofer


Mylon Logan
Grant County State Bank 

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Cory Matchette
Edward Jones - Cory Matchette

Nate McNeely

Nate McNeely
Marion Regional Career Center


Georgette Miller
Via Credit Union


Larry Nelson
First Farmers Bank & Trust


Janet Pearson
City of Marion 

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Jodi Pomeroy
Salin Bank

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Amy Pinkerton - Riggs
Stearns Lending, LLC

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Tracey Shivley
Marion Housing Authority

Kristie SmallKristie Small
Dulin, Ward, & Dewald Inc.


Carla Tucker
St. Paul Parish

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Jay Vandeburg
Via Credit Union


Rob Wilson
Hoosier Jiffy Print