• 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

  • Board of Directors

  • President

    Mike Ehlers

    Operations Manager, mkCellular

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  • President-Elect & Ambassadors President

    Chris Scherer

  • Secretary

    Carrie Chisholm

    Director, Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce

  • Board Member

    Mike Wallace

    President & Chief Executive Officer, Fort HealthCare

  • Board Member

    Ryan Klopcic

    CEO, The Fireside Dinner Theatre

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  • Board Member

    John Kutz

    Vice President of Sales & Marketing, MSI General Corp

  • Past President

    Nova Jiongco

    Owner, Crimson Salon and Spa

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  • Vice President

    John Payne

    Vice President of Supply Chain, Nasco

  • Treasurer

    Tammy Garlock

    CPA, Business & Tax Systems LLC

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  • Board Member

    Mike Hamby

    Green Bay Packaging - Wisconsin Packaging Division

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  • Board Member

    Chris Martin

    Wealth Advisor, PremierBank

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  • Retail Chair

    Erin Patterson

    Owner, Paddy Coughlins Pub, Paddy's Paws, & 10-62 Saloon