• Ambassador Team

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    Chamber of Southern Saratoga Ambassadors 2016
    Photo by Mark Morand of Mainframe Photography with a special thanks to Deborah Charbonneau and the Clifton Park Homewood Suites for allowing us to use their lobby space for the shoot.

    Meet this dedicated group of member volunteers. Ambassadors work hard to promote the Chamber, recruit and welcome new members and advocate on behalf of members.

    Ambassadors embody commitment, excellence, passion, and high energy.  Chamber Ambassadors share the Chamber vision while reaping the rewards by maximizing networking opportunities and exposure for yourself and your business.


    Meet the Ambassadors

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    Judy Brinkman,
    Owner of Life’s 2 Short LLC
    Ambassador Committee Chair

    The Southern Saratoga Chamber has truly helped our company and me with our mission. I’m so impressed by all the important charity activities people are involved in here.  I’ve also made amazing contacts through my Leads group and other committees I’ve joined and have felt support and friendship from everyone I’ve met here. The Chamber truly wants the best for each business, no matter its size, so each one can thrive and become an important  part of the communities it serves.


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    Jenny Crawford
    Owner JC Sweet & Company

    Jenny Crawford, owner of JC Sweet & Co., began serving as an ambassador at the Chamber in 2007 as a representative of Leapfrog Marketing. In September of 2009, Jenny Crawford started a website design and management company, JC Sweet & Co. and resumed her role as ambassador. In March of 2011, Jenny Crawford was named Ambassador of the Year for her service to the team, the Chamber, and the local community.


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    Rick Noel,
    Owner eBiz ROI, Inc.

    Rick has been a Chamber Ambassador since 2012 and enjoys meeting new members, learning about their businesses and helping them make connections. Rick is active in his community serving on the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Business and Professional Association, Glenville YMCA Advisory Boards.


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    Donna Connor
    Owner of On The Go Concierge

    Donna has over 20 years in sales, marketing, and event planning and founded On The Go Concierge in 2014 after experiencing the same stress and imbalance her clients face. She saw an opportunity to help people balance work and life managing their personal to-do lists as well as aiding businesses with virtual assistance, client gifts, and catering special events.

    She’s been a Chamber member throughout her professional career. Donna is active in the community and volunteers with The Friends of Saratoga Animal Shelter, which provides financial support and raises funds for the Saratoga Animal Shelter.


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    Garry Packer
    Logistics director /public relations director
    Jezreel International

    Garry Packer has been a real estate agent for 24 years.  Since 2011, he has been with Jezreel International, a not for profit humanitarian aid organization based in Colonie N.Y. where currently serves as the Public Relations and Procurement Director.


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    Sandra Hassfurter
    Salesperson with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Blake, Realtor

    Sandy has held several management positions in the insurance industry for 20 years.  She is currently a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Blake, Realtors located in Saratoga Springs.

    Sandy is actively involved in her local community, serving as a board member of the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association.


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    Linda Tepper,
    Wellness Solutions Specialist

    We implement a wide variety of wellness solutions, exclusively for health professionals. We are serving thousands across the United States and are just starting to grow internationally. Our company is committed to supporting practitioners, who really care about their patients well-being and who can work together to make a dent in the poor health condition of this country. We are working hard to change the face of healthcare one health professional and one patient at a time.


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    Aaron Ditch,
    Membership Director
    Southern Saratoga YMCA, Clifton Park

    Aaron has been a Chamber Ambassador since 2014 and has truly enjoyed the opportunity to meet new business leaders during his time as an ambassador. He commends the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County and their team for being great relationship builders for Saratoga County and beyond and enjoys being a part of the chamber family.


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    Beth Silvestri
    Services Coordinator, Retail Manager
    Saratoga County Historical Society at Brookside Museum

    Beth has over 10 years of customer service experience in the Capital Region.  She has been with Saratoga County Historical Society at Brookside Museum since 2014, and became the Services Coordinator and Retail Manager in 2016.  She specializes in working closely with volunteers and organizing events, as well as selecting a unique variety of locally crafted items for the Museum Shop.

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