Janet Tressler-Davis, CCE, IOM
Janet Tressler-Davis is a lifetime resident of Westerville. Her community involvement roots come from her mother being highly involved in the Westerville Garden Club and the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Her father was an attorney and served on Westerville City Council for 22 years, 13 were spent as Mayor of Westerville.
She is a graduate of Otterbein University, completed her US Chamber Institute of Organizational Management designation from Notre Dame, and has completed the Chamber of Commerce Executive designations from the American Chamber of Commerce as well as Chamber of Commerce Executives of Ohio. Janet shares that working for the Chamber is both an honor and a privilege.
"There is never a full moment in this profession. The way of doing business changes constantly which keeps us on our toes to continue to serve and meet the needs of area businesses and promote the importance of the free enterprise system."
In her free time, Janet enjoys teaching group fitness classes and has done so for the past 29 years.
Manager of Marketing and the Westerville Music & Arts Festival
Erin joined the Chamber team in July 2009 as a part time staff member, quickly becoming full-time in August 2009. At the Chamber Erin oversees the Westerville Area Music & Arts Festival, Young Professionals Network, Quarterly Membership Luncheons, Benefits Committee and all communications, both internal and external.
Erin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations with a minor in Business Administration from Otterbein University. Prior to her job with the Chamber, Erin worked a variety of part-time jobs while in school including Giant Eagle, Kohls, sales rep for Cutco Knives, among many others.
Matt joined the Chamber team in July 2012. He is responsible for overseeing and leading the planning of the Annual Dinner, Business After Hours, Evening of Elegance Auction, Golf Outing, Meeting of the Minds, Women in Business and other smaller Chamber related events.
Before joining the Chamber team he worked in a diverse range of fields with organizations such as the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, Ron Foth Advertising, St. Ambrose Catholic Church and the United States Coast Guard. He served on the planning committees for the Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast for Westerville, the W.A.R.M. sponsored Great Westerville Food Truck Festival and volunteers with St. Matthew The Apostle's youth ministry. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Otterbein University.
Mashawn joined the Chamber team in May 2011. She is responsible for office accounting, assisting with the Board of Trustees, membership, office maintenance, and various parts of Chamber events.
Mashawn is a graduate of Miami University with a degree in accounting, later becoming a CPA. Mashawn also worked in the banking industry.
In her spare time, she enjoys tennis, reading, and spending quality time with her husband and two girls.
Kate joined the Chamber team in October 2011. Kate is the first person you see when walking into the office. Her responsibilities include answering the phone, processing the mail and payments, working with the Ambassadors Committee, scheduling and organizing new member orientations, maintaining office collateral, and assisting as needed with Chamber events.
Prior to joining the Chamber Team, Kate worked for her husband at the Law Office of Thomas D. Hunter as his office and legal assistant. She also spent six years with the Ohio State Medical Association as a legal assistant, concentrating on its managed care contract service, analyzing managed care contracts for members and making presentations to physicians and office staff. She also has litigation and bankruptcy experience. Kate holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from The Ohio State University and a Legal Assistant Certificate from Capital University Law School.