Ambassadors 2018-06-05T16:43:54+00:00

Ambassadors are a Valuable Member Resource

Ambassadors are Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce local business leaders who volunteer their time and talents to promote the Chamber and your business. Ambassadors play a pivotal role in providing the resources and support to keep our Chamber a dynamic and viable organization.

What is an Ambassador?

The Ambassadors are a group of business leaders committed to helping the Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce fulfill its mission of representing businesses and providing leadership to enhance the quality of our community.  The Ambassadors are Chamber members who volunteer their time to welcome new Chamber members and support Chamber staff at events.  The Ambassador program is the premier member-to-member, business networking program.

Ribbon Cutting Events

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Steve Reynolds, API

The Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce is honored to Spotlight Steve Reynolds of API Marketing for the month of June 2018. Steve’s been an active Ambassador since 2007 and a member of the Chamber as a business owner since 1988. When Steve closed his business in 2007 and starting working for API Marketing, formerly Auburn Printers, in their sales department in 2007 he joined the Ambassadors and has been dedicated to our group (with a brief absence) since then. Steve is one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet. He’s extremely versed in printing and marketing, has a sense of what really works for the individual business. Having been an owner himself, he can lend a hand and walk his clients through all aspects of printing and marketing solutions that can help his clients grow their business. It doesn’t stop there…Steve loves to help our area nonprofits achieve success through his vast knowledge of what can impact and reach their supporters.
When you work with API Marketing it’s nice to keep in mind how deeply rooted they are in our community, half of the API Marketing team resides in Nevada County. API Marketing keeps up with the latest in technology to deliver the high demands of today’s world of printing and marketing. You can count on API Marketing to be competitive and deliver customer service you can’t get online. It’s comforting to know that from their sales team to their production team your needs will be handled 100% locally.
Steve is dedicated to doing his best for his clients and supporting new and existing businesses in Nevada County with his work through the Chamber. Raising his two sons in Nevada County and being active in their education at the Waldorf School (Yuba River Charter) were some of the most enjoyable times he has had since moving here. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening and visiting one of his sons in Montana twice a year, Steve’s other son resides in Nevada County. Having been a world traveler in his youth, he says living and working in Nevada County is what he enjoys most.

Benefits of Becoming an Ambassador

  • An effortless way to get to know other members by volunteering for ribbon cuttings, greeting at our business after hours mixers, and other events
  • Ambassador business cards are included in all new member information packets sent out to dozens of businesses throughout the year
  • Special placement of Ambassador business cards at our Chamber office
  • Introduction of Ambassadors at our Chamber events so that others in our community get to know you better
  • The chance to use your communication and leadership skills to benefit our community working side-by-side with other like-minded business people
  • Increase your possibility of business referrals by being more visible in our community

Ambassadors are committed to our Greater Grass Valley Chamber

  •  By regularly attending our monthly meetings held on the third Tuesday of the month from 12:00-1:00 pm
  • By participating in at least 50% of our networking and business promotion events each month including ribbon cuttings, business after hours mixers, and other scheduled functions
  • By connecting with existing members and promoting new membership

Call our Chamber office at 530 273-4667 if you have any questions.  Feel free to attend one of our monthly meetings as a guest and get to know us!

Ambassadors are a Valuable Member Resource

Ambassadors are leaders of local businesses and organizations, members of the Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce who volunteer their time and talents to promote the Chamber and their business. Ambassadors play a pivotal role in providing the resources and support to keep our Chamber a dynamic and viable organization.

The contributions of each Ambassador is a valued community service. At the same time, the visibility as an active Ambassador promotes you and your business.

Ambassadors: • Act as the Public Relations arm and liaison for the Chamber
• Represent both the Chamber and their own business
• Serve as greeters at Business After Hours Mixers
• Coordinate Ribbon Cuttings for new members
• Provide outreach to current members
• And so much more!!!

Membership is open to all current Chamber Members. If you would like to learn more about the Chamber’s Ambassador Committee or becoming an Ambassador, download the Chamber Ambassador Packet.

Mixers and Events

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Adler, Dave
Waste Management
Grass Valley, 530-615-2011

Collins, Mick, Ambassador Committee Chair
Pay it Forward Processing
Auburn, 530-268-3382

 Dickerson, Dr. Eric
Radius Physical + Sports Rehab
Grass Valley, 530-955-0065

Dorfman, Alyson 
Radius Physical + Sports Rehab
Grass Valley, 530-955-0065

Fuxjager, Rich
Nevada City, CA, 530-559-4904

Glauner, Kristin 
Atria Senior Living
Grass Valley, 530-272-1055

 Graff, Trysha
Comfort Keepers
Grass Valley, 530-274-8600

Green, Joe
Waste Management
Grass Valley, 530-263-1189

Grimes, Nicole
Gold Country Community Services
Grass Valley, 530-615-4541

Hook, Paul
SunStor Solar 
Penn Valley, 530-802-1899

Howell, Wyatt 
Comfort Keepers
Grass Valley, 530-274-8000

Johnson, Denise
Craig Johnson Plumbing
Grass Valley, 530-274-7275

Leishman, Seth T. 
Ostrofe Financial Consultants
Grass Valley, 530-273-4425

MacDonald, Machen 
ProBrilliance Leadership Institute
Grass Valley, 530-273-8000

Meadows, Ed
Homes By Towne
Grass Valley, 916-282-8800

Mijares, Lucas
Edward Jones Investments
Grass Valley, 530-273-8570

Pilcher, BettyKay
Finance of America Mortgage
Grass Valley, (530) 263-6094

Porter, Joy 
Winding Road Imagery
Cedar Ridge, 530-913-6045

Quaintance, Laura 
Grass Valley, 530-913-2006

Ramos, Gina
Maria’s Mexican Restaurant
Grass Valley, 530-274-0127

Ramirez, Joel 
Retirement Security Centers
Grass Valley, 760-889-363

Reynolds, Steve 
API Marketing
Auburn, 530-885-9674

Rice, Susan A., PhD
Susan A. Rice and Associates, Inc.
Grass Valley, 530-346-9212

Scallin, Danielle 
Grass Valley Courtyard Suites
Grass Valley, 530-272-7696

Sparks, Jennie
Absolute Communications Solutions
Grass Valley, 530-271-0332 X 203

Thompson, Michael
Comfort Keepers
Grass Valley, 530-635-7700 

Voter, Suzanne 
Finance of America Mortgage
Grass Valley 530-478-8383

Walker, Susan, Ambassador Committee Secretary
Century 21 Davis Real Estate
Grass Valley, 530-913-8387

Ward, Greg
Network Real Estate
Grass Valley, 530-277-7637

Moon, Cindy
Nevada City Chamber Liaison
Nevada City, 530-265-2692

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