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About The KACC

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The Kent Area Chamber of Commerce has been in existence since 1910. For over 100 years our mission has remained steadfast, to specialize in promoting our members, provide them with networking opportunities, value and benefits, and work together for the advancement of economic development in the greater Kent area.

Since 2009, membership has increased over 100% – from 176 to 366. The KACC is a vibrant business-community based organization that promotes the belief that Kent is a great place to live, work, play AND do business.


Lori_0601Executive Director
Lori M Wemhoff




Anne MoneypennyExecutive Assistant
Anne E Moneypenny

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Meet Our Board of Directors – 2016

Executive Board

Dan Caparso, President
National Healthcare Access

Scott Flynn, 1st Vice President
Flynn, Keith & Flynn

Jeffrey Meyers, 2nd Vice President
DS Architecture

Patrick Madonio, Secretary
Brimfield Insurance

Don Leeper, Treasurer
Kent Elastomer Products

Karen Duffy, Recent Past President
Portage Community Bank

Mike Beder – Water Street Tavern
Tracy CettomaiPortage Community Bank
Heather Cook Kent State University Athletics
Sage Culley – Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center
Michelle HartmanThe Burbick Companies
Mike KerriganNEOMED
Bob MayfieldMcKay Bricker Framing and Black Squirrel Gifts
Tim MichalkAMETEK
Dee PamerWindow Box Florist
Jeannie ReifsnyderKent State University
Aaron RosenbergPopped!
Roger Sidoti – City of Kent, City Council
Tom WilkeCity of Kent

Contact Us:
Lori M. Wemhoff – Executive Director
176 East Main Street
Suite 303
Kent, Ohio 44240