Chamber Staff and Board of Directors


Nathan Ahle, ACE, IOM
President & CEO

Angela Vasquez
Director of Operations

David Bohner
Business Development Representative

Terry Graham
Membership Director

Jennifer Johnson, IOM
Communications & Marketing Manager

Rebecca Johnson
Program and Events Manager

Madelean Perea
Administrative Manager

Jolene Ronsley
Member Service

Lisa Walzem
Finance Manager

Aubrey Willis
Government Affairs Manager


Christa Atchley – Community Medical Centers

Bill Avakian  – Avakian Insurance

Morel Bagunu  – Manchester Center

Wendy Batti – Jeffrey Scott Agency

Keri Bennitt – Noble Credit Union

Greg Bethke  – Manco Abbott

Bill Betts  – Betts Company

Richard Braden  – JEM Management

Cary Catalano  – Catalano Fenske & Associates, LLC

Joe Denham  – Denham Resources

Ruth Evans  – Evans HR Group

Derek Franks  – Fresno Grizzlies Baseball Club

Jason Geil – Geil Enterprises, Inc.

Patty Hixson  – Cumulus Media

Angela Hiyama  – Comcast

David Hoffman  – Hoffman Security

Darrell Jennings  – CBS47/KSEE24

Scott Miller  – Gazebo Gardens

Sherry Neil  – Fresno County EDC

Mark Riley  – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Tim Ritchey  – The Fresno Bee

Haley Wagner  – Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Ian Wieland – Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland PC

Jennette Williams  – Suncrest Bank

Georgeanne White  – Lance Kashian & Co.

Ellena Woodhams  – Fresno Acura

Chamber Events

The Fresno Chamber offers a variety of events and programs to reflect our mission and vision, ranging from workshops to monthly networking opportunities.

  • Eggs & Issues Breakfast
  • Government Affairs Council
  • Political Action Committee
  •  San Joaquin Political Academy
Business Education
  • Junior Board
  • Leadership Fresno
  • Lunch and Learn
  • Small Business University
Relationship Building
  • Annual Chamber Golf Tournament
  • Coffee and Commerce
  • Membership Mixers
Signature events
  • Agriculture Awards
  • Annual Golf Tournament
  • State of the City Luncheon
  • State of the County Luncheon
  • Valley Business Awards Luncheon
  • Women in Business Summit

For more information about our events, visit or call (559) 495-4800.