Help shape your Victoria.
Become an ambassador.
Why you should be an Ambassador

  • Meet business leaders for networking contacts.

  • Obtain an insider's perspective to the Victoria business community.

  • Invitations to Ribbon Cuttings, Groundbreakings, and other Chamber events with weekly

  • Gain knowledge of resources and leads through the Chamber and fellow Ambassadors.

  • Exposure of your name and company before the business community.

  • Recognition awards for outstanding service.

  • Recognized on Chamber website.

  • If you are not presently a member of this fun group, consider the benefits of joining this dynamic volunteer organization. The Ambassadors are known around town for their friendly smiles and distinctive red attire. They proudly serve the community as dedicated and diplomatic envoys to spread goodwill appearing at ribbon cuttings and other Chamber events. If you want to make new friends, network and lend support to new and established business owners, please consider joining the Ambassadors. The annual dues are $30. Ambassador luncheons are scheduled the fourth Wednesday of every month.

    Current Ambassador Members

    Josie Amejorado - Prosperity Bank
    Clay Atchison - McAdams Floral
    Dr. John Beck - Hillcrest Animal Hospital
    Samantha Bell - Port Lavaca Nursing & Rehab
    Donna Bentley - Retired - Victoria Adult Literacy Council
    Ray Bluntzer - All Things Crossroads
    Thomas Bolen - Coldwell Banker-The Ron Brown Co.
    Shawonda Brockington - Dow Chemical
    Robin Cadle - Food Bank Of the Golden Crescent
    Nina Campos - Victoria Electric Coop
    Roanleigh Carroll - VictoriaER
    Jennifer Crockett - Trust Texas Bank
    Vern Crockett - Ashley Furniture Homestore
    Sean Garcia - Trust Texas Bank
    Valerie Green - Victoria Television Group / Fox & NBC
    Jean Hahn - Crossroads Home Health
    Claire Hallett - Victoria Country Club
    Brie Hanchett - Prosperity Bank
    Christy Henry - Homewood Suites by Hilton Victoria
    Connie Hermes - Cal Com Federal Credit Union
    Michael Hudson - JHC Insurance Agency, Inc.
    Kathy Jimenez - Citizen's Wellness Works
    Trey Johnson - Victoria Radio Works
    Sheila Kilgore - Victoria ER
    Jackie Kramer - Ag Resource Management
    Britteni Lee - UniFirst
    Evan Lyon - Townsquare Media
    Brittany Marsh - Victoria Electric Coop
    Debbie Martinez - Victoria Radio Works
    Sharon Mathiews - Timeless Serenity Bed and Breakfast
    Jeremy McIntosh - Wholesale Electric
    Bill McLeod - Friendly Oaks Bed & Breakfast
    Cee Bee McLeod - Friendly Oaks Bed & Breakfast
    Lydia Mobley - TDECU
    Patricia Nagle - American Bank
    Rachel Nessel - Victoria College Workforce & Continuing Education
    Cindy Nguyen - DeTar Healthcare System
    Tracy Oliver - Gary S. Branfman M.D.
    Lynda Parma - VCS Companies
    Yvette Peuttus - DeTar Healthcare System
    Breanna Plunkett - City of Victoria Environmental Services
    Randy Pollard - On The Edge
    George Rees - The Club at Colony Creek
    Josie Rivera - Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
    Vickie Romero - All Things Crossroads
    Tammy Roznovsky - Wells Fargo Bank
    Jennifer Ruiz - Goodwin Personnel
    Kevin Ruiz - Goodwin Personnel
    William Sager - Zarsky Lumber Company
    Michael Samford - Wells Fargo Business Banking
    Fred L. Sanchez - Coldwell Banker-The Ron Brown Co.
    Marina San Miguel - Chick-fil-a
    Karoyn Scogin - Retired - Goodwin Personnel
    Debbie Stange - Victoria Blue Print Company, Inc.
    Joby Stortz - ServPro of Victoria
    Paige Streiff - Ashley Furniture Homestore
    Pamela Tatum - Wholesale Electric
    Shawn Todd - Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital of Victoria
    Crystal Trahan - Hampton Inn
    Felicia Vela - Texas Sky - Victoria Regional Airport
    Laura Wells - VictoriaER
    Tom Willis - VMC Signs, Inc.
    Gerry Wyant - Gerry's Kayaks
    Nancy Wyant - Girling Health Care

    Recognition of Outstanding Ambassadors

    Ambassador of the Quarter Award
    One Ambassador is honored each quarter in recognition of their dedication to the Ambassadors. This individual is required to attend a minimum of 50% of ribbon cuttings within the quarter, the monthly Ambassador's meetings including Chamber luncheons, and additional posted events. A certificate is presented to the Ambassador of the Quarter at the monthly Chamber luncheon and he/she is recognized at the monthly Ambassador meeting and on the Chamber website. The recipient will be chosen by the current Ambassador Chairman and Chamber President.
    2016 Ambassadors of the 2nd Quarter - Lynda Parma - VCS Companies & Jean Hahn - Crossroads Home Health

    Ambassador of the Year Award
    One outstanding ambassador will be honored each year at the Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet in January. Recipient will be chosen from the four Ambassadors of the Quarter by the Chamber President and Chamber Chairman of the Board.
    2015 Ambassador of the Year - Jean Hahn - Crossroads Home Health

    Rookie of the Year Award
    This award honors Linda Hawes, a former recipient of the Ambassador of the Year award and a special friend to the Victoria Ambassadors whom we lost to cancer in 2003. The award is given to the Ambassador who performs outstanding service during their first year of membership in the Chamber Ambassadors. The award is announced at the Annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Luncheon in December of each year.
    2015 Rookie of the Year - Rebecca Halverson - Wholesale Electric

    Life-Time Member Award
    The Life-Time Member Award is given for service above and beyond the required duties of an Ambassador. Eligible candidates must have been a member for five (5) consecutive years. Life-Time members have their annual dues waived.
    2012 Life-Time Member - Connie Hermes - Cal Com Federal Credit Union