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  • The Chamber Diplomats are an exclusive group of exceptional volunteers whose mission is to enhance partner engagement in the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce by:

    • Welcoming and mentoring new members and new Chamber partners
    • Attending Chamber events
    • Strengthen Chamber staff efforts with connections and resources; opening doors for recruitment and retention of members and operational support at member or community events. 


    The Chamber awards the dedication and hard work of our Diplomats with professional growth opportunities, awards, and recognition throughout the year. 


  • Meet our Diplomats . . . 

     

  • Samantha Lewellen
  • 2024 Diplomat Chairwoman

  • Samantha Lewellen 
    Farmers Insurance, The Weaver Agency


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • January 2023
    • July 2023

     


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  • Kat Rudolph
  • Kat Rudolph
    Kataliya Enterprises, LLC


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • May 2024

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  • Tara FitzSimons, McAleer's Office Furniture
  • Tara FitzSimons 
    McAleer's Office Furniture


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • April 2024

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  • David Hancox
  • David Hancox
    Local IT, LLC


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • March 2024
    • April 2023

     


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  • Kelly Kaehr-Rosson
  • Kelly Kaehr-Rosson, CADAP 
    Thompson Engineering


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • February 2024

     


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  • Frank Shepard
  • Frank Shepard 
    Engel & Völkers


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • January 2024

     


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  • Samantha Harris
  • Samantha Harris 
    South Shore Insurance Agency


    2023 Diplomat Chairman

    2022 Diplomat of the Year

    Diplomat of the Month:

    • June 2022
    • October 2021

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  • Jordan Epperson
  • Jordan Epperson
    EXIT Realty Orange Beach


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • October 2023

     


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  • Erin Maulden
  • Erin Maulden 
    All About Ink Notary and More


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • September 2023
    • November 2022

     


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  • Roger Howard
    Just Roger


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • August 2023

     

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  • Jared Herrell
  • Jared Herrell
    Deluxe Exterior Cleanerz


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • May 2023

     


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  • Jack Rich, Owner of Rogue Pest Solutions Gulf Coast
  • Jack Rich 
    Rogue Pest Solutions


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • September 2022
    • March 2023

     


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  • Elise Johnson
  • Elise Bridges 
    Long's Human Resource Services


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • February 2023

     


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  • Bruce Workman – Roberts Brothers, Inc.
  • Bruce Workman 
    Re/Max Paradise


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • August 2022

     


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  • Elizabeth Fulmer
  • Elizabeth Fulmer
    EmptyMindz Motorsports, LLC


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • July 2022

     


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  • Kris Cannon
  • Kris Cannon
    One Club Gulf Shores 


    Diplomat of the Month:

    • November 2021

     


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  • Joey Carmack
  • Joey Carmack 
    Foxcrete Construction Group LLC

     


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  • Dusty King, King & King Attorney at Law
  • Dusty King 
    King & King Attorneys At Law

     


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  • Crissy Duncan
  • Crissy Duncan 
    Advanced Carpet Cleaning & Restoration

     


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  • Joe Millington
  • Joe Millington 
    Real Broker

     


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  • Whitney Sylvester, ONE CLUB GULF SHORES
  • Whitney Patterson 
    ONE Club Gulf Shores

     


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  • Haley Cornelius
  • Haley Cornelius 
    The First Bank

     


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  • Ashley Sherelle Holly
  • Ashley Sherelle Holly 
    Moyer Ford Sales

     


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  • Amy Palmer
  • Amy Palmer 
    Island Orthodontics

     


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  • Taylor Johns
  • Taylor Johns 
    South Baldwin Literacy Council

     


  • Testimonials from our Diplomats

    "The diplomat program became more than I ever thought it would be. I left a company to start my own business which also meant I had left my work family. At times it seemed I was alone in my new work place. Man did that change once I got involved with the South Baldwin Chamber. It wasn't 'I have to go to this ribbon cutting' or 'I have to attend this event to grow my brand'. It's 'I get to be involved in something much bigger than myself' – and that's serving – serving the way our local chambers serve our community. When we give we get so much back in return. This Chamber gives its heart. This Chamber has become family to me. All the way from meeting Travis for the first time, to being on a hug basis with everyone one of them when I see them. Its a great place to start with your business, and you might just be surprised by all that comes with this program. I will and am forever grateful for what this program has done for me business-wise and professionally. It's given me a genuine wholesome fulfillment by being involved in the SBCC Diplomat Program."

    – Jack Rich, Rogue Pest Solutions

     

    "Joining the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce as a Diplomat was one of the best decisions I’ve made since living in Foley. Instant community and so many fun events! So grateful for all of the connections I’ve made through this organization!"

    Elise Johnson, Long's Human Resource Services

     

    "Being part of the diplomat program was a great experience. It allowed me to support our local community while introducing me to new people. I'll always cherish the friendships I've gained thanks to the South Baldwin Chamber. I'm forever grateful for this opportunity."

    – Shannon Tierney, Truist Bank

     

    "I have enjoyed my time with the Chamber Diplomats and appreciate the relationships that it has cultivated over the past 3 years. For an introvert like myself, it was a chance to get out of my comfort zone and grow key networking skills to further my professional career. I definitely got more out of this experience than I thought going into it. Thank you for the opportunity."

    – Gus Hines, Riviera Utilities

     

    "I have learned so much to better myself in my career over the past three years and have built relationships with new friends from the Chamber that will last a lifetime."  

    – Kaylyn Hildreth, A & R Hospitality Group 

     

    "I joined the Chamber Diplomats in order to serve, but also to make connections since I was new to the area. Serving as a volunteer at Chamber meetings and other events helped me meet many, many members and guests. Plus, I got to know the other Diplomats as businesspeople and as friends, as well as our great Chamber staff! You can't go wrong becoming a Diplomat with the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce."  

    – J.R. Renkenberger, Shoot My Listings 

     

    “Being a diplomat puts you right in the middle of everything, events, people, places, people, activities and did I mention PEOPLE.  You will quickly put together contacts and their faces as you serve in this program.  It was so much fun to be in those activities and what a strong bond I have with those other diplomats. Consider yourself in the right place at the right time when you’re a diplomat!"

     Renee James, Insurance Specialist

     

     

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