About Us

The Verona Area Chamber of Commerce is a partnership of businesses and professional people working together to build a healthy Verona economy and continually improve the quality of life in our community. The Verona Chamber’s mission is to proactively promote, support and enhance economic growth and community well-being. Your success is our business.

We are thrilled to provide you with beneficial business and community materials along with information on our hometown attractions. Our beautiful four-season weather, extensive park, recreation and bike trail systems, as well as our top-notch schools, provides an inviting atmosphere in which to work, live and play.

The strength of our community is clearly evident by the dedication of our 300+ Chamber members, many of whom help support the Chamber through their membership and sponsorship investments. The Chamber's members include businesses, associations, organizations, nonprofit groups and individuals. Veteran Verona organizations and businesses bring valuable local experience to the Chamber and we welcome new members who bring a variety of perspectives and fresh ideas.

Our Board of Directors consists of 12, member-elected individuals who decide policy and set goals based upon the Chamber’s mission. The executive director, Le Jordan, manages the Chamber’s day-to-day operations. The Chamber office is located at 120 West Verona Avenue.

The Chamber fulfills many roles - economic development and planning, tourist information center, business advocacy, economic counseling, referral service and more. We encourage you to explore our website and become our friend on Facebook™. Please visit and patronize our many Chamber member businesses – all friendly and willing to assist you in any way possible.

Whether you are new to Verona or have been here for years, the Verona Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to become a member.

If you need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff is happy to help you to ensure your experience in Verona is exceptional!

Board & Staff


President

Mark Franklin
Draft House Bar & Restaurant

Vice President

Kim Mclaughlin
Wisconsin Bank & Trust

Secretary

Halley Jones
The Purple Goose

Treasurer

Theresa Wilson
Park Bank

Past President

Nathan Strutz
Resurrection Lutheran Church-WELS

Executive Director

Le Jordan
Verona Area Chamber of Commerce

Directors

Eric Lowry
The Employer Group
Charlie Eggen
Verona Hotel Group
John Faber
Culver's Frozen Custard
Tara Osterholz
Verona Chiropractic, LLC
Craig Coleman
Capitol Bank
Dean Gorrell
Verona Area School District
Jason Hunt
Verona Vision Care

Sara Hoechst
Hop Haus Brewing Co.

 

Committees

Whether you enjoy planning local events, have a knack for marketing, or want to stay up-to-date on economic development issues in Verona, find a committee that interests you and CONNECT!

Business Education

Acts as a liaison between businesses, school administration and the the Verona Area School District.

Chamber Ambassadors

Provides communication and outreach services to gain and maintain membership.
Involved with resource partnerships, career exploration events and other efforts.

Economic Development

Serves as a forum for discussion of current economic development issues affecting Verona and the business community.

Marketing & Promotion

Promotes and markets Verona events and Verona as a destination shopping place.

Retail and Restaurant

Organize events relating to retail and restaurant activities.
Throughout the year, several ad hoc committees are formed to help manage special events such as the annual golf event and the annual dinner.

The Verona Area Chamber of Commerce is open:

Monday through Friday 8:30 am to noon 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed  


Due to limited staffing, it is best to call (608) 845-5777 to make sure someone is in the office if you need to stop by the Chamber.