Staff

Laurie Kerkering, President

Laurie Kerkering is the President of the Exton Region Chamber of Commerce since January 2016.  Her duties include strategic planning, financial planning and oversight, events and programming, Board and Committee support and development, and Membership Growth and Retention. Laurie is most proud of the #Connextons she facilitates between businesses and organizations in the region.

Laurie has been an active member of the ERCC since 2009 when employed by Wendell August Forge as Store Manager, and Buca di Beppo as Sales Manager.  In addition to chairing the Ambassador Council and serving on the Non-profit Council, Laurie was voted onto the Board of Directors in 2014 and appointed to the Executive Council in 2015. She continues to be committed to advancing the economic success of member businesses, non-profits and the community and is proud of the growth and vitality of the chamber.

Ms. Kerkering is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University, B.S. Food Marketing, 1986 and began her career with the Kellogg Sales Company.  In 1996, she took a hiatus from the work force to raise her two children and has lived, worked and played in the Exton Region since 2003. She serves on the Board of Directors of Chester County Children’s, Inc., the Advisory Board of iHi International, is a member of the Rotary Passport Club of West Chester and the West Whiteland Friends of the Park Committee.

Laurie lives in West Chester with her fiancé, Sean Ryan, his son Brenden and their dog, Johnny Cash.Contact Laurie at: lkerkering@ercc.net

Deanie Elliot, Assistant to President

 

Contact Deanie at: delliott@ercc.net

css.php