Ames EDC

Ames Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Vice President of Communication and Investor Relations

November 9, 2020

The Ames Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Commission is pleased to welcome Jan Williams to the team as the Vice President of Communication and Investor Relations.

Williams specializes in member and investment relations for the Ames Chamber of Commerce. In her new role she will support the events and marketing department, while also maintaining our sponsorship and member engagement.

“I’m very pleased to return to the Ames Chamber of Commerce and continue to build relationships and advocate for businesses within Ames and Story County,” says Williams. “It really is an honor for me to cultivate and engage those relationships with our nearly 600 members and shareholders. It’s very obvious the people within Ames and Story County believe in our community and want to see it thrive and grow. I want to help foster those relationships.”

Williams started her career in Ames as a student at Iowa State University. Williams is also active in the community, serving on The Ames Foundation board, an affiliate organization of the Ames Chamber of Commerce, and supporting various other nonprofit organizations throughout Story County.

“We’re extremely excited to have Jan back with us here,” says Dan Culhane, President & CEO of the Ames Chamber of Commerce. “With all of her previous experience at the Ames Chamber and in the community, I am confident she will breathe new life into our membership programming and be a great asset to the team.”

Jan began her position on November 2 and can be contacted at


For More Information:


  • Dan Culhane | President & CEO | 515-232-2310 |
  • Brenda Dryer | Senior Vice President | 515-232-2310 |

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