The executive committee conducts long-range strategic planning for the Chamber, subject to review and approval of the full Board of Directors, conducts business as necessary, including policy-making and providing direction to committees.

  • Mark Thompson – Ephrata National Bank – President
  • Tyler Eberly – Harding-Yost Insurance – Vice President
  • Logan Maurer – Simon Lever – Treasurer
  • Ryan Ellis – United Way of Lancaster County – Co-Treasurer
  • Joy Ashley – Ephrata Area Social Services – Secretary
  • Erin Treese – Members 1st Federal Credit Union – Member at Large


Ambassadors are volunteers who, on behalf of the Chamber, make goodwill calls and visits to new Chamber members, building relationships and providing support.

Ambassadors assist in membership retention by making contact with other members to share information, ascertain comments, identify concerns and elicit support for the Chamber.

  • Erin Treese – Members 1st Federal Credit Union – Chair
  • Fred Cruz – Ephrata National Bank
  • Rich McKee – Paylocity
  • Cindy Mellinger – Blue Ridge Communications
  • Alex Myers – First Citizens Community Bank
  • Karen Poulos – Douple Agency, Inc.
  • Rod Redcay – REAL Life Community Services
  • Anthony Richardson – Douple Agency, Inc.
  • Theresa Richardson – Berkshire Hathaway
  • Tanya Ruhl – Retreat Behavioral Health
  • Steve Turpin – Lanco Federal Credit Union


Marketing helps to create, design and execute materials and social media content.

  • Jennifer Deck – WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital- Chair
  • Ann-Marie Haus – Ephrata Area Education Foundation
  • Dawn Mentzer – Dawn Mentzer Freelance Writing
  • Alex Myers – First Citizens Community Bank
  • Tanya Ruhl – Retreat Behavioral Health

Women in Business

Empower, engage, and provide opportunities for women to grow personally and professionally.

  • Rebecca Beres – Pure Romance
  • Carol Brian – 1847 Financial
  • Kate Dom – Members 1st Federal Credit Union
  • Shauna Ensinger – Ensinger Graphics
  • Nikki Fernandez – Total Package Landscape, LLC
  • Chrissy Gariano – Retreat Behavioral Health
  • Cindy Jaros – Welsh Mountain Health Services
  • Kathy Krafft Miller – Russell, Krafft & Gruber, LLC
  • Dawn Mentzer – Dawn Mentzer Freelance Writing
  • Ashley Schreier – Javateas
  • Kathleen Stoner – Jonestown Bank & Trust Company
  • Amy Walsh – WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital
  • Jennie Weinhold – Weinhold Wellness
  • Anita Yoder – Heritage Design Interiors


Tier 1
First Citizens Community Bank

Tier 2
Ensinger Graphics, Ltd.
Retreat Behavioral Health

Tier 3
1847 Financial – Carol Brian
Heritage Design Interiors
Jonestown Bank & Trust Co.
Laura the Cookie Lady
Lorraine Korber
Premier Speech and Hearing
Purcell Construction
Re/MAX Marian Rutt Team
Russell, Krafft & Gruber, LLC
Weinhold Wellness
Wendy Stauffer Team