Ambassadors

About The Chamber

Ambassadors

I am an Independent Agent and Special Projects Coordinator at Aflac. Aflac is the leading provider in Voluntary Benefits, offering affordable solutions to businesses to help protect employee's family and lifestyle.

What I enjoy the most about the Waterford Chamber is the people. I have built many relationships both professionally and personally. Involvement in the chamber also means involvement in the community.

I am originally from California but have lived here for over 25 years and consider myself a Michigander. I am married to my husband Greg. We have two boys both who graduated from Waterford Mott, one is a graduate of EMU and the other is a graduate of U of M. We also have a Welsh Terrier named Becker. In my free time I like working out and walking in my neighborhood. I enjoy going to concerts, especially in the summer.

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My 18+ years in the financial industry has allowed me to promote business development and work with youth and schools teaching financial literacy. I am available to do seminars at the schools and in the community along with being hands on at many featured events. Branch support and working with community resulting in positive members service is what I strive to achieve. I want your visit to be pleasant and memorable.

The Waterford Chamber offers an avenue to meet wonderful people, to grow your business and invest in your community. Marie and her team have welcomed BBCU December of 2011 and been instrumental in helping us become a recognized name in the community. In my free time, I enjoy boating, fishing, hockey, and traveling with my husband and 3 boys.

I am the Assistant Vice President and Banking Center Manager at Comerica Bank. I provide customers with a personalized banking experience. I lead my team to be successful in finding the best solutions for our customers. We have an experienced team from business lending to a new student checking.

I thing I enjoy most about the Chamber are meeting new business owners in the area and staying in touch with all of the fun activities that are planned by the Chamber. In my free time, I enjoy spending time outdoors with my husband and two kids. We like to hike and spend a lot of time at youth sports!

 

Lisa Rochford

I am a Marketing Instigator for Connections Business Services. Connections Business Services helps small businesses and organizations create a marketing plan, prioritize projects, create social media strategy and either teach or create content and posts.  We work with the businesses to create marketing that happen on a consistent basis.

What I enjoy most about the chamber is all of the connections and friends I have developed. My free time is spent with husband Mark and daughter Rachel, traveling, boating and enjoying the outdoors.

 

I am a financial advisor with Edward Jones, a financial services firm dedicated to serving the investment needs of individuals and business owners. I believe the only way to do business is on a one-on-one basis. I do that by getting to know you, understanding your goals, and developing individualized strategies to help you reach them.

I have been a member of the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce for eight years and proudly volunteer to fill two roles. As vice president on the board of directors, as well as an ambassador, I have the pleasure of working with other business owners to strengthen the business community in the Waterford area. I am grateful to take part in the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce, it has a welcoming sense of community, where I have developed great relationships both personally and professionally.

My husband, Jeff, and I have been married for nine years; we live in White Lake and enjoy traveling together. I enjoy being active by playing soccer in three different leagues and attending boot camp workouts regularly at a local gym.

I am the Office Manager at Eagle Graphics and Design Inc. We are a family owned and operated Michigan corporation that specializes in vehicle and trailer wraps as well as many different types of sing products.  Eagle Graphics has the ability to design, produce, apply and install a wide range of Sign related products in-house. Our 3500 square foot facility in Waterford is equipped with state-of-the-art computers, software, vinyl plotters, a wide format latex printer, UV printer, laminator, flat bed CNC router, laser engraver, a 35' aerial lift van and aerial lift trailer.

As an Ambassador and YPN Committee Member, I love all the new people I have had the opportunity to meet through the chamber. In my free time, I love to volunteer at an animal sanctuary, spend time with my soon, and go camping with the family.

I am the Marketing Director at Hallmann Advisors CPAs & Financial Services. My husband Bill and I own Hallmann Advisors CPAs & Financial Services which has been in business for 25 yrs. We do Accounting/Book keeping, Business/Corporate/Personal Tax Returns, Financial Planning, Tax Resolution & much more. Integrity, Dedication & Trust are so important on a personal and business level to me.

Being a Board Member and Ambassador, I love the camaraderie between the Chamber & its members as well as the great friendships and memories I have made with fellow members. In our free time, we are on the water a great deal; boating, paddle boarding, kayaks, fishing, wake boarding with friends and family. We love to entertain for our family and friends. In addition we are avid travel lovers.

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I am the Director of: Summer Camps, Marketing, Volleyball, Kickball at Oakland Yard Athletics. I wear a lot of hats of Oakland Yard, what I do is try to get OYA out into the community so that people know we are here and how much we have to offer.  Summer Camp is a beast unto itself. My main role as director is to make the programs awesome by hiring the best staff I can find. We want parents to be comfortable and kids to want to come back as often as possible!

What I love about being apart of the Waterford Chamber of Commerce is all the connections you make with other members. Outside of Oakland Yard, I run two other businesses and have 4 kids, 4 chickens, 2 ducks, 2 hamsters, a dog and a cat to keep me busy!  When we can sneak away for a weekend, our cabin is my happy place!

 

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I am an Associate Broker at Real Estate One. I've been listing and selling homes in the lakes area since 2002.  I love meeting new people and helping them through the process of home buying/selling.

This chamber is a wonderful group of area business people.  I've had great business experiences and have made new friends. In my free time I love to cook and entertain.  I love having my kitchen filled with family and friends and conversation and laughter.

 

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Keri Milner
The Milner Agency - Farm Bureau Insurance

I am the Owner and a Multi-Line Agent for The Milner Agency - Farm Bureau Insurance. Our mission it to protect and educate our community, our clients from the risks of everyday life. Protecting everything you and Your Family have worked so hard for giving you Peace of Mind. I choose to become a Farm Bureau Insurance Agent because I love to help others. I personally specialize in putting together custom Life Insurance plans for families, business owners and clients who are looking to retire. Our Agency can help you with your Home, Auto, Business and Life Insurance needs.

We are proud supporters of the Waterford Young Professional Networking Group, McLaren Oakland Foundation, Waterford Goodfellows, Miriam's Watch, Movie under the Moonlight, Concerts in the Park and the Waterford Chamber Golf Outing! I live and work in Northern Oakland County so my service is always personal and always local. LOCAL being the key word! I enjoy getting to know other people in the community that want to see other local businesses in the areas succeed. I feel like the Waterford Chamber is like a family that supports one another! I have met some amazing business partners through the chamber that have become great friends.

My husband and I are in businesses together so you could say we like to spend time together! When we are not meeting with clients or in the office we have two little girls Emma and Hannah who keep us pretty busy. So you may see us around town on the weekends chasing after them.

 

Alison Swanson

I am the Recreation Superintendent for Waterford Township Parks and Recreation. The Waterford Parks and Recreation Department promotes health and wellness for all ages. With 17 parks and facilities spanning over 850 acres we protect and preserve green space and host a variety of events that bring our residents together strengthening community image and sense of place.

The Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce is a great way to connect with business owners who are passionate about getting involved and giving back to the community. Networking events foster lasting business and professional relationships and are great opportunities for growth both personally and professionally.

My husband and I both grew up in Waterford, we have two children and two dogs. In our free time, we enjoy spending family time outdoors, at the lake, and at our daughter's soccer and softball games.