Chamber of Commerce


Mission Statement:

The Forest City Chamber of Commerce is businesses and professionals, united to promote the business climate and quality of life in the Forest City Area.

What we do:

-Promote and market Forest City Chamber businesses 

-Provide information, education to help start and maintain your business

-Promote Forest City to tourists and residents through marketing and communications.

-Coordinate local events that benefit local businesses and enhance the quality of life for residents. 

-Coordinate programming, partnerships and projects that enhances professional connections and assists in the development and growth of Forest City.

Chamber Membership Guide:


2024 Sponsorship Guide:


Board of Directors:

Executive Committee 2024
Kristin Mikes, President – 3M Distribution Center 
Julie Keely, Past President, BrickStreet Theatre
Toby Welsh, Vice President, Midwest Duct Works 
Brittany Frerichs, Treasurer, Diamond Joe Casino
Tara Kingland, Secretary – Waldorf University

Board of Directors 2024
Steve Chappell, MBT Bank
Drew Gappa, NSB Bank
Rose Holmes, F.A.V.A.
Weston Lohry, Coloff Digital
Brenda Reicherts, WCTA
Michelle Schluter, Rejuvenate
Melissa Kearney, Winnebago Industries
Noland Stewart, Mosiac of North Iowa
Jared Wingert, MOJO Productions
Beth Bilyeu, Ex-Officio, FC Economic Development
Daisy Huffman, Ex-Officio, City Administrator


Julianna Burkholder
Executive Director


Ashlee Davison
Marketing Coordinator &
Administrative Assistant