Bay County Chamber of Commerce

Bay County Chamber of Commerce

235 West 5th Street

Panama City, FL 32401


Phone: 850.785.5206

Fax: 850.763.6229





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click to enlarge Ambassadors

Is one of our most active committees. They assist the Chamber in greeting new members and conducting our many grand openings and ribbon cuttings. This is a great committee to join as a new member. It introduces you to your fellow members, as well as giving you the opportunity to network your business with those new to the Chamber.


Below are responsibilities and benefits of being an Ambassador:


• Additional fee of $25 per year

• Serve as an official diplomatic representative of the Bay County Chamber

• Greet and participate in grand openings, ground breakings, ribbon cuttings and Chamber events such as First Friday and Business After Hours 

• Attend monthly Ambassador meetings

• Include your marketing/promo information in new member welcome bags

• Deliver plaques, welcome bags and mentor new members

• Select each month's recipient for Apple of our Eye award for renovation and new construction 

• Monthly Ambassador Spotlight featured in our eBiz Newsletter


To join the Ambassadors contact Tamara Barnes, 850.215.3791 or


2017 Ambassadors

Raslean Allen, Girl Scout Council of the FL

Rebecca Barnes, The News Herald

Shannon Bickett, The Point-Kings Point Newsletter

Panela Billing, Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort

Savanna Blazer, Troy University

Sandy Boswell, Nichols & Associates

Jennifer Bowman, Beachy Beach Real Estate

Elizabeth Burke, Fairfield Inn & Suites

Terry Bush, Office Depot

Terry Campbell, First Communications

Grace Canty, Daffin Insurance Service

Keith Carroll, Denise Hallmon Rowan & Associates, PA

 Thurman Chambers, Panama City Rescue Mission

Kaite Cherry, Berg Steel Pipe Corp.

Lisa Chrastina, Hilton Garden Inn

Colin Corry, PMI Employee Leasing

Robert Cox, Disability Resource Center

Neill Davis, Military Media, Inc.

Jan Donaldson, Ladybug Embroidery Designs & Gifts

John Dunaway, SEE Florida Magazines

Josie Ferraioli, Holiday Golf Club

Janice Hanks, Coastal Community Insurance

Heather Huddleston, ERA Neubauer Real Estate, Inc.

Chris Hughes, First Command Financial Planning

Ronald Jarmon, Island Air Express

Jan Johnson, Full Sail Realty

Charles Jones, Aqua Pro Water Systems

Philomena Martrain, Emerald Coast Business Women

Jean McDougall, Tradebank of Panama City

Chris O'Baugh, Legal Shield.

Victoria Ostrosky, Kirkland Insurance Agency

Karen Owens, GNS Embroidery & Screen

Steve Owens, GNS Embroidery & Screen

Aerial Payne, PCB Entertainment

Mandy Pitts, Daffin Insurance Service

Lisa Rahn, Affiliated Insurance Services

Kim Ramie, Engineered Cooling Services

Rejina Ray, Hutt Insurance Agency

Kathie Riley Kern, St. Andrew Bay Center

Rev. Tracy Roberts, St. Paul Anglican Church

Turner Rouse, Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.

Katie Rowell, Holiday Inn Panama City

Ken Sandel, SourthernCAT Inc.

Bob Siler, Succentrix Business Advisors

Lance Stanley, Affiliated Insurance Services

Earl Thompson, Stanley Steemer

Mary Thweatt, Edible Bay

William Valle, Valle Vistas 





The mission of the Bay County Chamber of Commerce is to create superior value for all chamber members large and small, cultivate economic and personal development, promote and protect a competitive system of business, be a community leader while embracing Bay County’s opportunities and challenges.


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