Chamber President DJ Hartley

There are many benefits to being a member in the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce where growing your business is our business. This chamber works for you and is the region’s top business concierge service.

The I-94 West Chamber supports its members in a variety of ways, from introducing you to an expert in a particular field and offering your company various business resources to just plain advice. We continually educate ourselves on the latest business practices, legislative issues, community happenings,  global markets, and  have connections to local, state, and federal governments.

The chamber has more than 400 members worth millions of dollars in knowledge and expertise. Our members include small business and large corporations, direct sales reps and global companies dedicated to economic growth and the prosperity of the 10 communities the chamber serves.

Welcome to the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce. I guarantee you will be glad you’re here!

Thank you,
DJ Hartley — President, I-94 West Chamber

Chamber Board Members

Nick Shultz, Chair
First American Bank
Scott Mounger, Vice-Chair
Insurance, CLU, ChFC, CASL
David Carlson, Past Chair
Dave Hanson, Treasurer

David Henningson, Board Advisor
Henningson & Snoxell
Bob Schlichte, Board Advisor
Grand Casino Mille Lacs/Hinckley

David Henningson, Director
Henningson & Snoxell
Grady Kinghorn, Director
Kinghorn Construction
Dawn Sperr, Director
Equity Source Mortgage
Lisa Albers, Director
Rush Creek Golf Course
Naomi Mogard, Director
Rasmussen College
Greg Anzelc, Director
Prime Advertising & Design
Kelly Sam,  Director
Grand Casino Mille Lacs/Hinckley
Sheila Zachman, Director
Commercial Realty Solutions
Amy Valek, Director
J & B Group

Chamber Strategic Partners

The Origin Marketing Solutionistas aren’t just marketing specialists. They’re business people just like you. We pair tried-and-true marketing strategies with the latest technology and current design to deliver you a product that looks great, works phenomenally, and is grounded in years of business and marketing wisdom. Have a big idea? Let’s talk about how we can help you make it happen.

Origin Marketing is proud to be the I-94 West Chamber’s outsourced marketing partner. From responsive web design and inbound marketing to graphic design and brand identity, smart marketing for the chamber starts with Origin Marketing.

• Brand identity
• Graphic & print design
• Inbound marketing
• Responsive web design
• Video marketing & photography

Sterling Cross Communications is a public relations & digital media agency. Our skill-sets include but are not limited to PR/media relations, web design/development, print design, social media, blogging, audio/video production, content development & marketing (copywriting and photography), SEO/PPC, and strategic marketing.

We are traditional storytellers using today’s technology. The strength of our brand is our strategic integration. What this means is that by combining our knowledge base of separate media capabilities we can increase your overall reach exponentially in standard marketing channels as well as lesser known hard to target market segments.

  • Public Relations
  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Media Strategy & Execution
  • Online Reputation Management
  • Web & Mobile Design

Our mission is to provide outstanding accounting, business, tax, and financial management services to our clients. We seek to assist our clients achieve their financial goals, minimize taxes and provide them with peace of mind in their business and financial lives. We are poised to provide financial information to our clients in a timely and accurate manner with a commitment that we cannot be compromised. Meaningful, well-organized financial records ensure that your business operations will run efficiently.

Our firm provides outstanding service to our clients because of our dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality. By combining our expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each client receives close personal and professional attention. Our high standards, service and specialized staff spell the difference between our outstanding performance, and other firms. We make sure that every client is served by the expertise of our whole firm.

Notable Members of the Year

Volunteer of the Year
Sheila Zachman
Commercial Realty Solutions

MVP of the Year
Dawn Sperr
Equity Source Mortgage

Committee Members


Christa Jordahl (chair)
National Karate


Kimbra Ness (co-chair)
Keller Williams


Rosalie Bell, Origin Smart Marketing

Christa Jordahl, National Karate (chair)

Sue Juenemann, First National Bank

Jaimie Larson, Jet Edge

Patty Lenz, Midwest One Bank

Mary Lower, Sterling Cross Communications

Bill McMullen, Money Mailer

Kimbra Ness, Keller Williams (co-chair)

Dawn Sperr, Equity Source Mortgage

Terri Thatcher, American Family Insurance

Sharol Tyra, Life Illumination Coaching & Image

Sheila Zachman, Commercial Realty Solutions


Becky Gudmundson (chair)

Committee Members

Rosalie Bell/Amanda Lanser, Origin Smart Marketing

Kelly Eull, Henningson & Snoxel, Ltd.

Becky Gudmundson, Primerica (chair)

Keri Larson

Luke McClain, The Nest

Kimbra Ness, Keller Williams

Kimberly Potter, Rapha Health & Wellness LLC (past chair)

Dawn Sperr, Equity Source Mortgage (past chair)

Sharol Tyra, Life Illumination Coaching & Image

KimAileen White, Whitestone Personal & Professional Marketing