Our Staff


The Bentonville / Bella Vista Chamber staff is here to help the local community and its businesses. Please browse our departmental listings and contact us for more information.


Dana D. Davis, IOM - CEO & President
Dana joined the Chamber in March 2013. He received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from West Virginia State University, and a Juris Doctor from the West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia. He has served as President & CEO of the Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce in Lawton, Oklahoma and most recently the Southlake Chamber of Commerce in Southlake, TX.





Krista Khone - Vice President of Special Projects and Leadership
Krista has been with the Chamber since October 1999. Her primary responsibilities include planning and organizing special projects for the Chamber such as the Annual Dinner, NWA Business Women’s Conference, Teachers Fair and many more. She also oversees the Benton County Leadership and the Partners in Education programs.

 




Tammy Thurow - Vice President of Marketing and Membership Services
Since November 2004, Tammy has served as the VP of Marketing & Membership.     Her primary responsibilities include campaign director for the Total Resource Campaign, member services and events. Tammy also oversees all sponsorship and marketing opportunities.







Tom Ginn - Vice President of Economic Development
Tom joined the Chamber Staff in September 2010. His responsibilities include coordinating the economic development marketing efforts for the cities of Bentonville and Bella Vista. He also works with and supports the Small Business Council here at the Chamber, dealing with the various issues that affect small business.
  





Jayne Lowe - Vice President Business Retention & Expansion
Jayne joined the Chamber in October of 2011. She focuses on business retention and rebranding of Northwest Arkansas. She works closely with the Northwest Arkansas Council and performs survey's with businesses to gather information to advance the region.  







Nancy Desler - Director of Marketing & Design
Nancy has been with the Chamber since September of 2003. She is responsible for marketing materials, communications, website development, collateral for all events, and coordinates the Urban Summit Series.





 
 
 

Elaine Sanders - Front Office Coordinator
Elaine Sanders has served as the Chamber Office Manager since August 1999. Her primary responsibilities are front desk management, greeting guests, answering phones, coordinating volunteers, and assisting with special projects and programs.







Kristi Rachel - Director of Finance
Kristi joined the Chamber in June 2011. She is responsible for accounts payable and receivable and policies of the Chamber of Commerce.

 

 

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