Janet Tressler-Davis is President and CEO of the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce. Through her transformative leadership, clear vision, and infinite work ethic, Janet has built the Chamber into one of the region's most valuable resources for small businesses as well as one of the nation's leading professional organizations.
Janet completed the U.S. Chamber Institute of Organizational Management program at the University of Notre Dame and is recognized as a Certified Chamber Executive by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives and the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Ohio. In addition, Janet has been named a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International and has been featured in various publications, speaking engagements, and high-profile events. She is also a graduate of Westerville's Otterbein University.
A lifetime resident of Westerville, Janet's community involvement roots come from her mother, who was highly involved in the Westerville Garden Club and the Multiple Sclerosis Society. An attourney by trade, Janet's father served as the Mayor of Westerville for 13 years during his 22 years on Westerville City Council. Through the outstanding work of multiple generations, the Tressler-Davis legacy continues to grow in the City of Westerville.
'Every day is exciting at the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce. We're constantly keeping up with the latest trends and industry insights to help give our members a competitive edge. Free enterprise is the backbone of America, and our work allows us to ensure the vitatlity and progress of the business community both locally and nationally. It's important and rewarding work. We love what we do!'
In addition to her work at the Chamber, Janet enjoys teaching group fitness classes at a local fitness club. She has been actively teaching group fitness for over 30 years.
Marketing and Communications Manager
Manager of the Music & Arts Festival
Manager of Leadership Westerville
Matt leads three major efforts within the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce. His primary area of responsibility includes all forms of marketing and communications for Chamber events and opportunities, along with managing of the Westerville Music & Arts Festival each summer. Recently, he assumed the role as the Program Manager for Leadership Westerville leading both the Leadership Westerville and Leadership Today programs along with Service Day. He first joined the Chamber team back in 2012 as the Manager of Events.
He is a graduate of Otterbein University where he studied extensively Public Relations and Broadcasting. His professional background consists of doing public relations and marketing for Jack Hanna, working in creative in advertising and did events for the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce for nearly four years. He also spent time as a youth minister, a backpacking guide in Maine and New Hampshire and served in the United States Coast Guard as a Boatswains Mate.
When the office is closed, you can find him teaching cycling classes, hiking with his dog Shandy, spending time with his wife Heather and searching out the best fish tacos in town.
As the Event Manager, Kira is responsible for the bulk of the Chamber events like Women in Business, Westerville Young Professionals Network, Taste of Westerville, Business After Hours and Evening of Elegance.
She is a 2016 graduate of Otterbein University who studied Public Relations. Prior to coming to the Chamber, Kira has spent the past year as the Event Planner for The Grand Event Center in Grandview Heights. Her time with the Grand Event Center was spent planning corporate events, holiday parties, bat and bar mitzvahs and her personal favorite, weddings.
In her spare time Kira can be found spending time with her rescue pup, Meeka, playing softball and kickball on a rec team, exploring the city with her Otterbein International Host Kids and line dancing every Wednesday.
Membership Development Manager
As Membership Engagement Coordinator for the Chamber, Kim is responsible for assisting with Chamber events, membership relations and outreach.
Kim is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and has a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Virginia Commonwealth University. Prior to coming to the Chamber she spent many years working with local government and non-profit organizations in the affordable housing and community development field. She has also served as a planning commission member for a local community prior to moving to Westerville. She is excited to bring that experience to the Chamber, learn more about the community and “work where she lives.”
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her grown children when they’re around. She spends a lot of time watching her husband and son at running events – her son is on the Otterbein cross country and track teams. She also enjoys running, kayaking, yoga and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Angela joined the Chamber team in 2016 as the Office Administrator. Her primary responsibilities include processing invoices, bookkeeping and providing clerical support to the Board of Trustees and President/CEO. She also serves as the Westerville Music & Arts Festival’s Youth Art Exhibit Coordinator.
Angela brings over 15 years of experience in comprehensive medical records and billing. She also has an Associate of Arts Degree from Columbus State.
In her spare time, Angela enjoys reading, cooking and watching sporting events. She is passionate about animal rescue and loves spending time with and Instagraming her Boston terrier.
Membership Engagement Coordinator
As Membership Engagement Coordinator Paige is the smiling face you see when you first walk into the chamber office, as well as the one assisting with chamber events and membership outreach.
Paige is a lifelong resident of Westerville and a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Political Science.
In her spare time Paige can be found hanging with her dog, Roger, at the dog park, trying as many mac and cheeses as she can get her hands on, and spending time outside walking or kayaking.