The mission of the Winnebago Area Chamber of Commerce is to be the principal representative of area business to ensure a favorable business climate and to promote economic development, a unified voice and a visible presence for all businesses.
Winnebago Area Chamber of Commerce Mission Statement
Cameron Metz has recently taken the role of Marketing Assistant for the Winnebago Area Chamber of Commerce. Cameron will be collaborating with the Winnebago area to foster a climate for business, residents, and visitors alike to connect, succeed and grow. In collaboration with the board, he will also manage online content to advocate for business, employers, and organizations within the community as well as assist the board in planning and executing events.
Board of Directors
Nichole Smith is one of the owner operators at Culver's of Winnebago, along with her husband James, and mother, Sue Prebish. She is currently serving her second term on the School Board for Winnebago School District #323.
Nichole has been involved with the Winnebago Area Chamber of Commerce for about 8 years.
Beth is the manager at Angel Treasures II In downtown Winnebago. She has been a board member since 2016. Beth has past experience as the Executive Director with the Byron Chamber of Commerce. She and her family reside in Winnebago.
Elizabeth Johnson-Lovett represents the Winnebago School District #323. She is currently serving her elected 4th term as a Winnebago School Board Member. Elizabeth is currently the Secretary of the Winnebago Area Chamber of Commerce. She has been a Board Member of the Winnebago Area Chamber for over 10 years. Elizabeth is Past President of the Winnebago Area Chamber and has also served as the Vice President.
Elizabeth is the co-owner of Party Decorators Plus. Party Decorators Plus will plan and decorate for birthdays, baby – bridal showers, wedding receptions, retirement parties, and special events. They also offer Murder Mysteries to facilitate in people homes, as a family/friends get together or as a fundraising event.
Jill Gettle is a Universal Banker at the Winnebago Branch of First National Bank and Trust Co. She has over 13 years of banking experience & joined FNB in 2017. Jill is a Winnebago native, along with her husband, Rick. She joined the Winnebago Area Chamber of Commerce in November of 2018. She is an active member of the community & participates in many of the local events, charitable causes & celebrations.
“I am committed to providing Sound Financial Advice to the members of my First National Bank family, as well as supporting & empowering our local businesses to flourish & grow.”
Justin has lived in the area for 34 yrs, he is married and has three children 3, 5, and 12. Justin works at Edward Jones as a Financial Advisor in the Winnebago & Pecatonica area.
He has been an investor and entrepreneur for over 10 yrs. In his spare time he likes to hang out with his family. They enjoy visiting the Wisconsin Dells waterparks, hiking, sports, and eating good food!
Amy Kennedy is a Full Time Real Estate Broker through Berkshire & Hathaway Crosby Starck Real Estate and co-owner of Kennedy’s on Benton in Winnebago. She and her husband Dan moved to Winnebago in August 2000 and raised their sons, both of whom graduated and went on to serve in branches of the military. Amy and Dan daily serve the Winnebago community through their Real Estate Business and their restaurant.
John is a Internet Sales Manager at Anderson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Rockford. He has been on the Winnebago Chamber board for 3 years, and has lived in Winnebago since 2005. John is happily married with step kids that have gone through the Winnebago schools.