Rose Schuhmacher has served as Executive Director of this chamber since August 2006. She came to this position with no Chamber experience other than serving as a volunteer board member for over 10 years. Rose’s prior work experience has been solely in the accounting and finance sector, but her charitable volunteer work gave her a strong understanding of non-profits and the need for membership value and fundraising opportunities for members.
Some of her past volunteer positions include being president of Family Renew Community, Wellsprings of Life, Int’l and has also been state president for the Council of Catholic Women. She is a toastmaster gold and has won many speech contests. She has delivered many fund raising talks for the United Way and does public speaking workshops in her chamber for members. She is widowed and has no children, thus allowing her to serve the community in many volunteer positions.