The Greater Farmington Area Chamber

About the Chamber

The Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce represents both business communities in Farmington and Farmington Hills. The GFA Chamber is the hub and your connection to these two amazing communities.  Our staff is dedicated to making the most of your membership through quality events, outstanding promotional and networking opportunities, and superior customer support, all while being your primary tie to the business community. We believe a strong chamber is an essential element in creating and maintaining a vibrant business community.

Our Mission

“The Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce is a conduit for its members to connect with fellow businesses and community partners through powerful networking, promotion, and education, to achieve their goals.”

Our Executive Director

 

Connor Osborn

Connor Osborn

 

Connor Osborn started as Executive Director in September of 2019. He has been involved heavily with the Greater Farmington Area Chamber since 2017 leading the Young Professionals group, as an ambassador, and sitting on chamber committees to engage and empower the shared business community of our two cities. His knowledge in marketing, chamber development, networking, and event management are all essential to the role.

When Connor is not working hard to better his community, he can be found listening to music, playing with his dog Benny, and spending time with his friends and family.

 

Our Membership Services Manager

 

Celeste Goings

Celeste Goings

 

Celeste Goings joins our Chamber as the Membership Services Manager in March of 2021. Celeste comes to us as the former Memebrship Director of the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan. She is well verstised in networking, facilitacing events, and creating connections with business leaders.

When Celeste is not speaking with members, she can be found reading a book out on the boat with family.

 

Board of Directors

EMILY KARLICHEK

President

Paulson’s Audio & Video

DUANE L. REYNOLDS

Immediate Past President

Wright Beamer, PLC

GENO GRABINSKI

Vice President – Events and Marketing

The Print House

JAN SHERMAN

Vice President – Membership

The Benefits Edge

MATTHEW & JESSICA HOWELL, CPA

Treasurer

Howell & Associates

ANNETTE COMPO

Annette Compo Home Team / Keller Williams

VICKI BARNETT

Mayor, City of Farmington Hills

DRAGAN TOSIC

Z-Painting and Remodeling

ANDREW BUCK

Loan Depot

DR. ROBERT HERRERA

Superintendent, Farmington Public Schools

JOE LARUSSA

City Councilman, City of Farmington

KEN MASSEY

City Councilman, City of Farmington Hills

BETHANY PARISH

Beaumont Health

PRIYA PLAYLE

Ignition Point Workshop

ROBERT SPANN

Oakland Community College

Ambassadors

Alan Osterdale

Michigan Community Insurance 

Chris McConnell

Merrill Lynch

Maria Kruse

C & G News

Diane Bauman

Farmington Public Schools

Vita Kawashima

Custom Advantage Marketing

Tim Yow

Farmhouse Coffee & Ice Cream 

Debbie Robbins

Re/Max Classic

Raymond Randolph

E-Commerce Franchising

Sherri Vaugn

Farmington Public Library

Dan Izzo

Jim Shaffer & Associates

Alex Mott

New York Life Insurance

Amy Strauss

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hostpital

Ernie DeVincent

Premier Signs Plus

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