Staff

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Melissa Vance

President/CEO

Melissa@WCareaChamber.org

Melissa Vance is a Wayne County native and graduate of Centerville High School. She holds a business degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. Her background includes significant accomplishments in business development, marketing and public relations. She has a diverse background with experience in banking and entrepreneurship, healthcare, grant writing and nonprofit leadership. In addition to her role at the Chamber, Melissa serves on boards of directors or advisory councils for IU East, Purdue Polytechnic, Ivy Tech, Eastern Indiana Small Business Development Corporation, Earlham College, Center City Development Corporation, Communities In Schools, Eastern Indiana Regional Planning Commission, Forward Wayne County and the Centerville Main Street.

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Roxie Deer

Director of Professional Development

Roxie@WCAreaChamber.org

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Daniel Arthur

Communications Coordinator

Daniel@WCAreaChamber.org

Daniel Arthur joins the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce as the Communications Coordinator. He has experience with photography, videography, and design, and is excited to be working with the Chamber to help give back to the place he calls home. Daniel is a Wayne County native, born and raised in Centerville and currently living in Richmond with his fiancée Cailee and their two cats. Daniel is a recent graduate of Indiana University East with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies.

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Lynnette Davis

Director of Events

Lynnette@WCAreaChamber.org

Lynnette Davis joins the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce as the Director of Events. She has a passion for coordinating events and loves to be creative. She is looking forward to working with the Awards, Celebrations and Events (ACEs) Committee to celebrate the great things happening in Wayne County. Lynnette is a graduate of Randolph Southern High School and Ball State University. She loves to be with her favorite people: her husband, Justin, and her daughter, Addison. In her spare time, Lynnette enjoys traveling, creating, watching movies, going to concerts, and cheering for the Chicago Cubs and Indianapolis Colts.

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