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.
Coordinator of Communications and the Music & Arts Festival
Malcolm joined the Chamber team in 2015 as Coordinator of Communications and the Westerville Music & Arts Festival. Malcolm designs and produces all of the Chamber's communications, marketing, social media, press releases and publications. In addition, Malcolm coordinates the production of the annual Westerville Music & Arts Festival -- an event that draws over 13,000 attendees -- along with other select Chamber events. Malcolm is a Member of the Rotary Club of Westerville Sunrise and is a graduate of Leadership Westerville Class of 2016 and the 2016 Westerville Citizens Academy.
Malcolm brings an extensive background in public communications from his experience in New York City, where he worked with clients including the Offices of the Governor and the NYC Mayor, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and McGraw Hill Publishing, among others. His particular areas of expertise include integrated marketing and strategic branding for a wide range of industries, including construction and major infrastructure projects.
Malcolm lives with his wife, Heather, here in Westerville.
Membership Engagement Coordinator
As Membership Engagement Coordinator for the Chamber, Amanda is responsible for assisting with Chamber membership relations, event production and processing new chamber member applications.
Amanda is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Communications. She has worked in her field for several organizations including an online events company and a large direct sales company.
In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and daughter. She also enjoys completing many Pinterest projects involving cooking and crocheting.
Chelsie Holmes joined the Chamber in 2016 as their Events Coordinator. She is responsible for overseeing a variety of chamber functions such as Evening of Elegance, Taste of Westerville, the Annual Golf Outing, Women in Business and Young Professional events.
Chelsie is a graduate of Western Michigan University, where she earned a degree in Communication and Media Studies. She has a background in radio, corporate retail and most recently the non-profit sector where she coordinated events and marketing for a Michigan chamber of commerce.
Chelsie is excited to work in Westerville and looks forward to meeting new people in the community!
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.
Lori joined the Chamber as a part-time team member in the fall of 2016. She has an extensive retail background ranging from store management to training/development and regional merchandising. She has also held various support roles, including marketing, event planning, human resource administration and store operations.
Lori is a resident of Westerville and enjoys being connected to the community. She has represented her children's schools as a parent council representative and involved herself as an active board member of the local PTA. She and her family enjoy the Westerville Parks and Recreation programs as well as Westerville's many social events.