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The Franklin Chamber of Commerce, founded on January 1, 1910 and incorporated on March 1, 1949, is the non-profit organization that serves the business community.

We advance economic growth and quality of life for our members and our community. Our members invest in a thriving and dynamic future for Franklin. We provide our members with essential resources, tools and expertise to help their businesses thrive.

The Franklin Chamber uses the momentum created by our many partnerships to impact the kind of change and benefits our Chamber members and our towns, cities and county envision. We facilitate and support programs that are good for business and for the community. 

You are invited to share in our vision to see the Franklin area as a wonderful place to live, work, play and do business. 

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The Franklin Chamber of Commerce strives to strengthen and engage the City of Franklin and the community

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in your business, community

By joining the Franklin Chamber of Commerce, you are demonstrating your belief in a thriving and dynamic future for Franklin. Complete the form by clicking on the button to apply for membership.

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Mission

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The Franklin Chamber of Commerce is a catalyst for advancing economic growth and quality of life for our members and our community.

Vision

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The vision of the Franklin Chamber of Commerce is to engage the community.

Values

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The values of the Franklin Chamber of Commerce are integrity, commitment focus, balance and collaboration.

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Our Chamber Team

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Rosie Chambers

Executive Director

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Anya McConnell

Assistant Director

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Tina Stinson

Event Coordinator


Our Executive Board Members

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Kristen Loy

Firestorm Restoration

President

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Amy Richardson

Main & Madison Market Café

Vice President

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Jeff Dutton

Johnson Memorial Health

Past President

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Deb Turrel

Crane Credit Union

Treasurer


Our Board Members

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Dr. David Clendening

Franklin Community Schools

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Aleks Davis

B2S Life Sciences

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Mark Gavorski

Homeview Health and Rehabilitation Center

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Eric Leugers

Leugers Insurance Group

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Andy Moorman

NSK Precision America

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David Pfeiffer

Johnson County Museum of History

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Lezlie Richards

TeamLogic IT

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Betsy Schmidt

Franklin College

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Todd Shuck

Campbell Shuck Insurance

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Sally Wells

Mutual Savings Bank


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the Chamber as a board member

The Franklin Chamber's Board of Directors is a dedicated and active group of member volunteers who advocate for the Chamber and provide guidance and direction for the staff.

Our mission is to be a catalyst for advancing economic growth and quality of life for our members and the community.

Board members serve a two-year term and may be asked to serve a maximum of two additional consecutive terms for a total of six years. Board members are expected to:

  • Be present at Chamber meetings and events.
  • Establish goals and help Executive Director attain them.
  • Grow the Franklin Chamber of Commerce.
  • Grow committee participation.

Interested in serving? Contact us.

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the Chamber as an Ambassador

The Ambassador Program is a professional development opportunity that offers many benefits. Ambassadors support the goals and objectives of the Franklin Chamber in the areas of membership retention, recruitment and community representation.

Ashley Auld, Bargersville Wellness

Amber Coryell, Indiana Members Credit Union

Will Endris, Leugers Insurance Group

Qaia Fitzpatrick, Franklin Fire Department

Kelsey Hardman, Daily Journal

Kristen Loy, Firestorm Restoration

Andy Moorman, NSK Precision America

Lauren Rynerson, Johnson/Shelby County VASIA

Kimberly Smith, Johnson County Senior Services

Jerry Tharp, KORN Country 100.3 FM

Sally Wells, Mutual Savings Bank

Interested in serving? Contact us.

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What to know about being a Chamber Ambassador
What is an Ambassador?

An Ambassador is an official representative of the Chamber of Commerce, a front-line volunteer.

Who Can Serve as an Ambassador?

Any current employee of a Chamber member in good standing may apply to serve as an Ambassador.

When Does the Ambassador Committee Meet?

The Ambassador Committee meets over lunch the first Thursday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Ambassadors also attend Chamber sponsored functions such as ribbon cuttings, monthly luncheon meetings, business mixers throughout the year. Event locations vary throughout the community.

Why Serve as an Ambassador?

Serving as an Ambassador allows you to become more involved in your business community. This results in increased networking opportunity, enhanced visibility of your business, and numerous opportunities to market and promote your products and services.

What are the Ambassador's Responsibilities?

The responsibilities of the Ambassador include participation in a variety of programs, projects and activities, including:

  • Promotion of the value of Chamber membership within the community.
  • Focus on retention of existing members.
  • Attendance and support at Chamber functions and events.
  • Assistance in the promotion of Chamber activities and events.
  • Serving as a source of information on Chamber programs, products, services and events.

These responsibilities shall be carried out by:

  • Staying well informed of Chamber of Commerce policies, procedures, events and services.
  • Establishing a personal relationship with assigned members through ongoing phone calls, written messages and personal contact.
  • Conducting goodwill calls to see if members' needs are being met.
  • Serving as a liaison between the Chamber, its members and the business community.
Who is Eligible to be an Ambassador?

All Ambassadors shall be employed by a current Franklin Chamber of Commerce member in good standing. Term of Service shall be one year. Upon completion, a new Ambassador Commitment form must be submitted for review by the selection committee.

How are Ambassadors Recognized?

Ambassadors will be recognized in Chamber newsletters, on social media, on the Chamber website and at events. Ambassadors will have the opportunity to wear a Franklin Chamber of Commerce Ambassador name badge.

How Do You Apply to be an Ambassador?

If you are interested in applying for the ambassador program, click to download the application form or contact us for more information.

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what they say about the Chamber

Amy Richardson, co-owner of Main & Madison Café, says that a mentor told her that joining the Chamber would present opportunities that you never imagined.

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the Franklin Chamber of Commerce

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the difference makers

The Franklin Chamber of Commerce is proud to annually recognize and honor businesses and individuals for making a difference in our community. See our past winners and nominate a person or organization.

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