Ambassador Committee

The Fresno Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee is committed to welcoming new members into a comfortable, lucrative networking environment through active participation in Chamber Membership Mixers, special events and activities. This committee maintains an active and supportive role in public relations for the Chamber. The program aims to unite current and incoming members to grow the regional business community while also enhancing Chamber membership.

The committee meets every first Wednesday of each month at 11:30 A.M. Lunch is provided optionally for a small fee.

Wayne Goudreau

Innovation Commercial Flooring

Edward Gonzalez

New York Life Insurance

Janie Hokanson

Fig Garden Self-Storage

Committee Members

Fotini Alfieris
California State University, Fresno

Nancy Anderson
Oakmont Senior Living

Lupe Beltran
Guild Mortgage

Leslie Beninga
Courtyard by Marriott Fresno

Jodie Bohner
Cal-Valley Insurance Services

Mike Bustamante
Keller Williams

Nichole Castillo
Coyote Entertainment Center

Eric Charlson
Whitehusrt Sullivan Burns Blair Funeral

Everette DeVan
Elite Event Venue

Anthony Elliott

Donna Fagundes
Valley Wide Ag Insurance

Brad Farnum
WiZiX Technology Group, Inc.

Leigh Fisher
Envoy Mortgage

Steve Giuffrida

Albert Gonzales
Big Valley Mortgage

Maurice Gonzales
Iron Key Real Estate

Edward Gonzalez
New York Life Insurance

Laurie Goodman
Inspired Charter School

Wayne Goudreau
Innovation Commercial Flooring

Karlene Graham

Kristin Groth

Julia Hamilton
Travel Shoppe

Matt Hebbe
CV Strategic Wealth Management & Insurance Services

Kathy Herms
Fresno Pacific University

Janie Hokanson
Fig Garden Self Storage

Gary Honeycutt
BJ’s Kountry Kitchen

Abby Johnson
Hyatt Place Fresno

2019 Ambassador of the Year
Leslie Beninga

Those interested in serving as a Fresno Chamber Ambassador should have the following qualifications:

  • Make a 1 year commitment to the committee
  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Stay well informed on the functions of the Chamber
  • Attend a minimum of two ribbon-cutting ceremonies and/or mixers per month.
  • Volunteer at Chamber events when available

To learn more about becoming a Chamber Ambassador, contact Terry Graham at (559) 495-4807