• Who We Are

  • The Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1899, is comprised of diverse member businesses and organizations who invest in the community to improve the economic, civic and cultural well-being of the Fort Atkinson area. We are a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization that represents the voice of businesses large and small in industry and manufacturing, restaurants and retail, professional services, lodging establishments, non-profits and service clubs, financial and educational institutions, and everything in between.

    By supporting the Chamber of Commerce, you are publicly stating you support local businesses and are active in the community. Chamber members are generally seen as the most reputable and socially responsible members of the business community.

    We are:

    • Your business connector
    • Your legislative advocate
    • Your source of professional growth
    • Your partner in workforce development
    • Your economic eco-system


  • Chamber Staff


    Farmers Market Manager

    Alisha Bade







  • Board of Directors

  • Past President

    Ryan Klopcic

    CEO, The Fireside Dinner Theatre
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  • President 

    Nova Jiongco

    Owner, Crimson Salon & Spa
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  • President Elect

    Mike Ehlers

    Operations Manager, mkCellular
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  • Vice President

    Chris Scherer

  • Treasurer

    Tammy Garlock

    Business & Tax Systems, LLC
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  • Board Member
    Ambassador President

    Todd Tesch 

    Chiropractor, LSM Chiropractic

  • Board Member

    Mike Hamby

    Wisconsin Packaging Corp.

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    Board Member

    John Payne

    VP of Supply Chain, Nasco


  • Board Member

    Chris Martin

    Wealth Advisor, PremierBank

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  • Board Member

    Dwight Heaney

    Executive Director, Fort Memorial Hospital Foundation

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  • Board Member

    Sally O'Brien

    President, The Badger Group

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  •  Retail Chair

      Erin Patterson

      Owner, Paddy Coughlins Pub & Paddy's Paws