Ames EDC

Ames Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Commission Announces Changes in Staff Responsibilities

May 2, 2018

AMES, IA – The Ames Chamber of Commerce and Ames Economic Development Commission (AEDC) announces several changes in staff responsibilities to further support the overall health and vibrancy of these organizations.

Sarah Buss provides leadership for events and sponsorship for the Chamber and AEDC, as well as staff liaison to the Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market. Sarah’s new title is Director, Events and Sponsorship.

John Hall has recently become the point person providing economic development services to Nevada and serves as Executive Director, Nevada Economic Development Council as well as maintaining his role as Director of Marketing with the AEDC.

Andrea Hammes Dodge leads the Chamber of Commerce team by providing strategy development and oversight of programming, while continuing to oversee marketing and communications, and serving as staff liaison to The Ames Foundation. Her new title is Vice President.

Drew Kamp serves an important dual role with the organizations, including business retention and expansion programming as well as public policy. His title has been revised to Director, Business Retention/Expansion & Public Policy.

Brandon Mumm manages the Chamber’s membership and supports the development of this critically important aspect for the organization. His title has changed to Director, Membership Development.

Calli Sandahl manages social media, digital communication and supports the overall marketing efforts of both organizations. Her new title is Director, Digital Marketing.

The remainder of the Chamber and AEDC team will retain their existing roles and titles as they work to help make Ames and Story County the best place to live, work and do business. A full listing of staff members and responsibilities is located at

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For More Information:

Dan Culhane | President & CEO | 515-232-2310 |
Andrea Hammes Dodge | Vice President | 515-232-2310 |

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