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Welcome to the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce

The Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce is a  5-star accredited chamber of commerce as awarded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce*. Our association of businesses, organizations, and individuals has a 120-year history of working to improve the quality of life and promote the economic well-being of our community through leadership, vision, advocacy, engagement, and committed participation. The Chamber’s mission, “To be a leader for business and partner for quality-of-life initiatives in the Marshalltown area,” shows our dedication to both our members and our community alike.

Simply stated, the Chamber actively seeks to lead the way in making the Marshalltown area a better place for everyone to live, work, and play.

Click here to view the Chamber’s 2018 – 2020 Strategic Plan (adopted March 2018).

*Of the approximately 7,000 chambers in the United States, only 120 currently carry a 5-star distinction. This places the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce in the top two percent of all chambers in the country.



Lynn Olberding, CCE, IOM Chamber President & CEO
Andrew Potter Tourism Director
Keri Morris Membership Director
Carlos Jeer Economic Development Director
Sarah Marckres Office Assistant

Chamber Board of Directors


Jill Lutes, Emerson Process Management – Fisher Chair
Joe Carter, Marshalltown Company Vice Chair
Jeff Rasmussen, Bergman CPA Tax & Accounting Treasurer
John Dawley, R.S. Stover Past Chair
Paul Beals, Independent Insurance Services
Todd Carl, JBS Swift & Company
Pam Delagardelle, UnityPoint Health
Mike Fitzgerald, Lennox Industries
Carol Hibbs, Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA
Jessica Kinser, Marshalltown City Administrator
Dan Moellers, Jiffy Convenience Stores
Abigail Pelzer, Times-Republican
Todd Steinkamp, Trending Media
Dave Thompson, Marshall County Supervisors
Deb Wollam, McFarland Clinic PC – Marshalltown
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