• Staff

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    Graham Henderson, CEO                                                                     contact:   519-432-7551 ext 30

    [email protected]

     

    Graham joined the London Chamber in 2021. Graham oversees the daily operations of the Chamber including budgeting, human resources, and property. He is the principal resource person for the Board and the Executive and is the Chamber’s chief spokesperson. Graham is the immediate point of contact for all media quotes & liaisons with government officials. As CEO Graham oversees the management of existing programs and services and the development of new opportunities of direct interest appropriate to Chamber Members. Graham works with the Ontario and Canadian Chamber's to promote and develop the London Chamber of Commerce advocacy work.  

     

                                                                                                                        Kristen Duever, VP Public Affairs

    contact:   519-432-7551 ext 24

    [email protected]

    Kristen’s duties include providing a leadership role in the policy work of the Chamber including policy development and writing, as well as acting as liaison to the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee and Board of Directors. Kristen is also responsible for advocacy related communications to the Chamber membership and working closely with community stakeholders on common policy issues.

    On the program side, Kristen supports the CEO in the management of existing programs and services and development of new opportunities of direct interest appropriate to Chamber members.She is also currently undertaking a number of marketing duties including maintaining the Chamber’s website, its bi-weekly “Connections” newsletter, the “Voice” in Business London and the Chamber’s social networking efforts.

     

    Wendy Mills, Director of Administration                                               contact   519-432-7551 ext 25

    [email protected]

    As Director of Administration, Wendy’s duties include HR and Facilities Administration duties. Wendy also assists the Accounting Supervisor with all aspects of Accounts Receivable. She is the staff liaison for all duties associated with the physical building and suppliers/supplies and all capital purchases and maintenance. Wendy coordinates the Chamber’s IT and ISP service providers and oversees back of the house equipment and connectivity issues associated with website and internet. Wendy temporarily manages the Meeting Centre for all meetings, bookings, and Chamber events.

    Janie Rother, Membership Sales and Service Manager                      contact:   519-432-7551 ext 34

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    Janie’s primary focus is on membership sales and service.  She is the staff liaison for the Chamber's Membership Service Committee (BAFs, Mega BAFs, Speed Networking, Changing Faces of Ag, and the Farm Tour). Janie also looks after our annual Christmas event (Grinch Gives Back). In addition to her committee responsibilities she assists with events, programs and services that encourage member participation throughout the year. Janie will be retiring on Dec 31, 2021. 

    Julia Cunningham, Director of Events                                                contact:   519-432-7551 ext 28

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    Julia’s primary role is organizing and executing the Chamber’s major events such as the Business Achievement Awards, State of the City Address, Past Presidents’ Golf Classic, Economic Outlook, and our Summit event. In addition she also looks after any of the Chamber’s Special Speakers Series and Seminars. 

    Kalee Mepba, Event and Meeting Centre Coordinator

    contact: 519-432-7551 ext 33

    [email protected]

    Kalee is responsible for all the Chamber’s events and meetings that take place within the Meeting Centre as well as some of our members’ favourite networking events like Business After Five and Speed Networking.

    She also assists Director of Events, Julia Cunningham with the annual marquee events.

    Bonnie Riddolls, Reception and Administration                              contact:   519-432-7551 ext 20

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    As receptionist, Bonnie answers and directs calls, responds to members and general inquiries,  provides support and assistance to all staff. Bonnie plays an instrumental role in assisting our event coordinators with seminars, special events, guest speakers etc. Bonnie is the main contact for event registrations and Certificate of Origins.  She is also support to the Meeting Centre Clients and Staff.