A Message from Terry Royer, 2015 Chairman of the Board

The 2015 Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce is your go-to guide for more than 600 Chamber member businesses and organizations in the Elgin area.  Bookmark this website and use it to build your network, find professional services, and shop for local products.  Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce businesses support our economy, employ our residents, and make this area a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

Founded in 1908, the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce has a long and strong record of serving as the voice of our business community and promoting economic development and growth in our communities.

Please consider joining the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce to reap the benefits of our dynamic organization that’s committed to helping your business prosper.

Benefits of a Chamber membership include:

  • Networking opportunities with hundreds of area businesses
  • Referrals to help your businesses and organizations grow and thrive
  • More than 75 educational programs and events each year
  • Advocacy for a pro-business environment that will foster job creation
  • Professional development, issue-based workshops, and access to government leaders

As leaders of the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce, we remain fully committed to identifying and advancing initiatives that lead to economic growth.  We’re also solely focused on serving as the voice our business community.

It’s a beneficial partnership.  Join the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce and allow us to work for you.

Terry Royer, PE

CEO/President, Winergy Drive Systems Corp.

2015 Chamber Board Chair

Terry Royer, Winergy Drive Systems Corp., 2015 Chamber Board Chair

 

The Elgin Development Group (EDG), a division of EAC, was formed to strengthen the vital role of economic development for the City of Elgin. Our economic development team is made up of proven achievers with a range of expertise, experience and contacts that span both government and private sectors.

Our team of professionals is eager to provide one-on-one assistance to your business. EDG services include:

Business Retention and Recruitment

Enhancing Elgin

Workforce Development

Transportation and Development

Visit our EDG website

Executive Committee

Carol Gieske
President
Elgin Area Chamber
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Jaci Kator
Director External Affairs
AT&T
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Michael McKay
Financial Advisor
Edward Jones Investments - Michael McKay
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Andy Robinson
General Manager
Chase Card Services
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Terry R. Royer, PE
President/CEO
Winergy Drive Systems Corp.
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David Sam, JD, PhD, LLM
President
Elgin Community College
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Board of Directors

Marco Alvarez
CEO
Fabric Images Inc.
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Kelly Brown
Designer
Drapery Connection
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Linda Deering
President/CEO
Advocate Sherman Hospital
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Mario Hernandez
Agent
At Work Solutions
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Chris Huecksteadt
Director, Midwest Market
Metrostudy | A Hanley Wood Company
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David Nissen
Managing Partner
Mueller & Co., LLP
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Keith Rauschenberger
Principal
Rauschenberger Financial Advisors
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Yaneth Sanchez
Senior Vice President & Head of Retail Banking
Elgin State Bank
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Tony Sanders
Chief Executive Officer
School District U-46
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Laurie Schachtner, PhD
Director of Medical Imaging
Presence Saint Joseph Hospital
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Eric Smith
Director Human Resources
Hoffer Plastics Corporation
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Jack Sorenson
President
U.S. Shelter L.L.C.
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Sean Stegall
City Manager
City of Elgin
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Jim Thomason
General Manager
Grand Victoria Casino
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Chris Zannis
Senior Associate
Arthur J. Rogers & Co.
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