Casper Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Director Candidates
The Nominating Committee of the Casper Area Chamber of Commerce, in accordance with By-Laws, places the following members as nominees for a full three-year board position April 1, 2022– March 31, 2025. Nominations have closed, but check out the list of Candidates the board will vote on at the March 15, 2022 Board meeting!
There are five (5) Board of Director Positions available beginning April 1, 2022.
Regional Business Manager
Rocky Mountain Power
Mike is a Casper transplant but loves it all the same. He has worked for Rocky Mountain Power for 6 years.
Mike previously sat on the Board of Directors of Advance Casper, is an active Rotarian, and graduates Leadership Wyoming in May 2022
With a background in economic development, physics, nuclear, and chemical engineering, Michael brings a unique insight to the CACC board of directors.
Gruner Brothers Brewing
Sonya is the co-owner of Gruner Brothers Brewing. She and her husband Ben, reside in Natrona County with their 4 children.
Sonya is active in her children’s Parent Teacher Organizations, the Casper Boat Club, and NicFest 2022. She’s also a member of the Wyoming Brewers Guild.
With a background in Marketing and business, Sonya brings a small business aspect to the CACC Board of Directors
President & General Manager
Tom is a Casper native, dad to 6 children, & bargain master. He’s been with Townsquare Media for eleven years and prior to that, he held positions at Adbay, KTWO-TV, and KCWY-TV.
Tom previously sat on the Board of Directors of True Care Women’s Resource Center, BSA Riverbend District, and the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters. He is an active Rotarian and a member of the Wyoming Association
With extensive background in marketing, Tom will be an asset to the board as it seeks out opportunities to grow and engage its membership.
AMBI Mail & Marketing
Katie Schultz is the co-owner and Vice President of AMBI Mail & Marketing, a mail house, print shop, and shipping and fulfillment center.
Since joining the Chamber in 2005, AMBI has participated in numerous tradeshows and luncheons. Currently, Katie is a member of BNI (Business Network International), the SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management), and a graduate of the 2017–2018 Leadership Casper Program.
Katie takes pride in her work and goes above and beyond what is asked or expected. She is married and has three young children.
State Farm Insurance
Phillip was born and raised in Cowley, Wyoming, a small community in the Northern Big Horn Basin. His Mom and Dad raised 4 kids and taught them hard work and accountability. He grew up farming, ranching, and playing every sport that he could. In his youth he gained a deep love for hunting and fishing and that remains a passion of his to this day. Phillip is married to the love of his life Becca. She has blessed him with 3 of the cutest girls anyone has ever seen. Navaya is 7 years old, Sophia is 5 and Amelia is 3. They all attend Summit Elementary. They also have an angel son who is now in heaven looking down and watching out for his big sisters.
After high school Phillip served on an LDS mission in Southern California where he gave two years of his life to serve those with physical and spiritual needs. He then attended Utah State University in Logan, Utah where he gained a Bachelor’s degree in Geology. While attending college, he became a business owner at the age of 25 and has continued to own a business to this day. Two and a half years ago he moved his family back to Wyoming and became an insurance agent for State Farm. Since returning to Casper he has become involved in the Casper community. Phillip is a current board member of the Casper Boxing Club, 4-H Foundation Board, and Old Yellowstone District, and is looking forward to serving those who are members of the Casper Area Chamber of Commerce.
Audit Manager / Shareholder
Skogen, Cometto & Associates PC
Cynthia is a Casper, WY Native and has worked for Skogen, Cometto & Associates for 16 years.
Cynthia is active on the Board of Directors of the Casper Area Chamber of Commerce, Reveille Rotary Club, First United Methodist Church and is an active Rotarian, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Wyoming Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Central Wyoming Chapter of Wyoming Society of CPA’s.
With a background in finances and approximately 8 years of experience as the Treasurer for the board, she provides insight on the financial aspects of Chamber activities to the CACC board of directors.