Academy Testimonials from 2019 Academy Experience

Terri Oneschuck
Vice President, Chamber Operations
Santa Maria Valley (CA) Chamber
Class of 2019 Graduate

“Academy has given me a broad knowledge of all things Chamber. I not only can do my own job better, but also have learned ways to support my CEO and fellow staff members. It has been wonderful!”

Wendy Laros
Kona-Kohala (HI) Chamber
Second Year Participant

“One of the best things about Academy is the magnitude of quality ideas from those in the industry. Not only will you learn from expert speakers, you will gain a tremendous selection of industry best practices that you will be eager to apply at your chamber.”

Andrew Sall
Government Affairs Manager
Greater Riverside (CA) Chambers
Second Year Participant

“Academy is an absolutely fundamental program for chamber staff members at all levels who want to enhance their mission, better their communities, and improve their local business climate.”

Samantha Shapiro
Director of Operations and Government Affairs
Simi Valley (CA) Chamber
First Year Participant

“As a chamber professional focused in operations, these classes were a great way to evaluate our programs and processes to see what we can improve to strengthen our chamber and best serve our members.”