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President & CEO
With over 20 years of nonprofit and managerial experience, Liz Conway has developed a sharp eye for relationship building, organizational management, strategic planning, and communications. Liz joined the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce in April 2022 as the President and CEO and is excited to work with our local businesses to build a strong and vibrant community. Other roles that Liz has held include the Director of Membership and Underwriting at WCMU Public Media, the Executive Director of the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum, and the Executive Director at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Liz’s passion for public service stemmed from her service as an AmeriCorps volunteer, where she helped students develop entrepreneurial programs. Liz holds a Bachelor's degree in Management and a Master's of Public Administration from Northern Michigan University.
989-772-2396 Ext. 101
Deena Kalbfleisch is the Membership Director for the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce. She is motivated and engaged to have area businesses of all sizes become part of the chamber and is responsible for onboarding new members, retaining existing members, the Ambassador Club and Referrals Over Business groups. This is completed through various avenues and requires a very proactive approach to customer service and engagement. Deena has a strong background in chamber life and has held positions as Sales Leads Facilitator, Board Secretary, Board Membership Chair, and a variety of event committees assisting in the enhancement of chamber events and marketing opportunities.
989-772-2396 Ext. 100
Office Manager Jamie Pierson joined the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce in December 2013. Jamie obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from American Intercontinental University. She enjoys spending time with her family and attending her children's sporting events. Jamie is married to Eric Pierson Sr. who works for Mt. Pleasant Public Schools and for the City of Mt. Pleasant. They have three children, Eric II, Jasmine, and Ace.
Communication & Events Coordinator
989-772-2396 Ext. 108
Hannah is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commercial Recreation and Event Management and a minor in Business Administration. Hannah joined the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce in August of 2022. She holds over 6 years of event planning experience and over 5 years of management experience. In her spare time, Hannah loves to travel, spend time outdoors, and hang out with her friends and her Husky, Luna.