The Wells County Chamber of Commerce serves all of Wells County and houses the countywide Economic Development and Revitalization. The chamber office is at 211 W. Water St., Bluffton; phone 824-0510; fax 824-5871. Email: www.wellscoc.com and www.wellsedc.com
Erin Prible is the chamber executive director and secretary for the board. Chad Kline is the economic development executive director.
2017 Board of Directors:
Rick Johnloz, President; Halderman Farm Management-Brickley Farms, 824-3130, email@example.com
Brad Baumgartner, Vice-president; Four Star Services, 824-5384, firstname.lastname@example.org
Trent Bucher, Treasurer; Honegger, Ringger & Co.; 824-4107, email@example.com
Phil Swain, Past-President; PNC Bank, 824-2510, firstname.lastname@example.org
Other board members: Vicki Andrews, Wells County Council; Tim Babcock, Dale, Huffman & Babcock; Wayne Barker, Bluffton Harrison Metropolitan Schools, Tamra Boucher, Haldrup USA; Sharice Bowen, Town of Uniondale; Rick Bower, Town of Markle; Jim Brewer, Ossian State Bank; Stephanie Davis, Wells County Public Library; Ann Dunwiddie, 1st Choice Realty; Ted Ellis, City of Bluffton; Rick Gentis, First Bank of Berne; Blake Gerber, Wells County Commissioners; Eric Gerber, Edge Manufacturing; Brent Hiday, Hiday Motors, Inc.; Rick Johnloz, Halderman Farm Management; Todd Johnson, Alexin, LLC; Luann Martin, Town of Ossian; David Morrison, Ossian State Bank; Julie Quinn, 1st Source Bank; Roy Schoeff, Town of Poneto; Sid Schwartz, iAB Financial Bank; Rick Singer, Buckhorn; Kathy Steffen, FPC Technology Group.
Markle Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC)
The Markle Business & Community Association and the Markle Economic Development Organization have merged to become the Markle Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC). The officers are: President Jeff Stockman, phone 7582564; Vice President Sheri Thomas; Secretary Whitney McBride; Treasurer Lisa Clark and Kiley Ramseyer. Meetings are held at 12:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at Ingredient Exchange, 812 N. Clark St.