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The Casper Area Chamber of Commerce Staff is a team of experienced professionals. We are here to support your business. Please call, stop by, or email and tell us how we can help you.

Executive Director

Erin Helms

When you speak to Erin on the phone or meet her in person, you can be assured that you will always be greeted enthusiastically and taken care of pleasantly and professionally. Erin has over 25 years of experience and she knows that taking care of your needs and questions in a timely manner is very important to you. She will do everything within her abilities to ensure you get the most out of your Chamber membership.

When she is not working, Erin keeps busy at home with her fiancé, Will and their two Labradors, Roman and Ruth. These two “pups” are a daily source of delight and entertainment to Erin and Will. She also loves to spend time in the kitchen preparing extraordinary meals for her family and friends, as well as gardening and quilting.

Contact Erin

Executive Director

Erin Helms

When you speak to Erin on the phone or meet her in person, you can be assured that you will always be greeted enthusiastically and taken care of pleasantly and professionally. Erin has over 25 years of experience and she knows that taking care of your needs and questions in a timely manner is very important to you. She will do everything within her abilities to ensure you get the most out of your Chamber membership.

When she is not working, Erin keeps busy at home with her fiancé, Will and their two Labradors, Roman and Ruth. These two “pups” are a daily source of delight and entertainment to Erin and Will. She also loves to spend time in the kitchen preparing extraordinary meals for her family and friends, as well as gardening and quilting.

Contact Erin

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Kim Coleman

Kim Coleman leads and manages the communications and marketing for the Casper Area Chamber of Commerce. She works to ensure that the Chamber publications and programs have a unique brand.

Kim has spent more than half of her life at the Chamber as her mom began working there in 2003. Although her mom has left, Kim hasn’t and her love for all things Chamber continues to grow!

Born in Colorado, Kim’s family moved back to Casper in 2003 and has embraced all aspects of Natrona County. Kim enjoys photography, antiques, and hanging out on the family ranch. She has an Alaskan Malamute named Miki and hopes to rescue even more pups!

Contact Kim

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Kim Coleman

Kim Coleman leads and manages the communications and marketing for the Casper Area Chamber of Commerce. She works to ensure that the Chamber publications and programs have a unique brand.

Kim has spent more than half of her life at the Chamber as her mom began working there in 2003. Although her mom has left, Kim hasn’t and her love for all things Chamber continues to grow!

Born in Colorado, Kim’s family moved back to Casper in 2003 and has embraced all aspects of Natrona County. Kim enjoys photography, antiques, and hanging out on the family ranch. She has an Alaskan Malamute named Miki and hopes to rescue even more pups!

Contact Kim

Membership Development Coordinator

Jereca Lutz

Jereca Lutz engages with the Chamber membership and Natrona County Business community as the Business Development Coordinator. She ensures that businesses have access to Chamber offerings that make the greatest impact to their business.

Previous to her work at the Chamber, Jereca worked as the Sales Coordinator for the Hilton Hotels and the La Quinta, the General Manager at the Hampton Inn, and spent over 9 years at the Natrona County Sherriff’s Department.

Born and raised in Casper, Jereca enjoys glamping, four wheeling, playing at the lake, and enjoying all that Casper has to offer. She is married with two beautiful children and has a fuzzy little cocker spaniel named Moose.

Contact Jereca

Membership Development Coordinator

Jereca Lutz

Jereca Lutz engages with the Chamber membership and Natrona County Business community as the Business Development Coordinator. She ensures that businesses have access to Chamber offerings that make the greatest impact to their business.

Previous to her work at the Chamber, Jereca worked as the Sales Coordinator for the Hilton Hotels and the La Quinta, the General Manager at the Hampton Inn, and spent over 9 years at the Natrona County Sherriff’s Department.

Born and raised in Casper, Jereca enjoys glamping, four wheeling, playing at the lake, and enjoying all that Casper has to offer. She is married with two beautiful children and has a fuzzy little cocker spaniel named Moose.

Contact Jereca

A/R Billing Consultant

Connie Richardson

Connie Richardson is an account receivable clerk who works part-time for the Casper Area Chamber of Commerce and Kenny Electric.

Previous to her work at the Chamber, Connie spent a decade working for a multimillion-dollar big box retailer and believes it’s how well you connect with the people you’re trying to help and communicate your understanding back to them.

Born in Montana, Connie moved to Casper in 1985 and made this her home. She enjoys riding her Harley during the summer and swimming at her gym in the winter. She has three grown children, two granddaughters, and a variety of grand-pups and grand-kitties.

Contact Connie

A/R Billing Consultant

Connie Richardson

Connie Richardson is an account receivable clerk who works part-time for the Casper Area Chamber of Commerce and Kenny Electric.

Previous to her work at the Chamber, Connie spent a decade working for a multimillion-dollar big box retailer and believes it’s how well you connect with the people you’re trying to help and communicate your understanding back to them.

Born in Montana, Connie moved to Casper in 1985 and made this her home. She enjoys riding her Harley during the summer and swimming at her gym in the winter. She has three grown children, two granddaughters, and a variety of grand-pups and grand-kitties.

Contact Connie

Board of Directors

As the governing body of the Casper Area Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors plays an important role in setting the policy agenda for the Chamber. Members of the board represent large and small businesses from across community who believe that the business community must lead the way in improving Casper's long-term business climate. Board members participate in exclusive policy development meetings and receive exclusive political updates through the Casper Area Chamber.

Josh Kalinowski

Coldwell Banker The Legacy Group

Incoming Board President

Josh Kalinowski

Coldwell Banker The Legacy Group

Incoming Board President

Todd Druse

Black Hills Bentonite

Past President

Todd Druse

Black Hills Bentonite

Past President

Brad Sweat

Crowley Fleck, PLLP

Legal Advisor

Brad Sweat

Crowley Fleck, PLLP

Legal Advisor

Cynthia Olson

Skogen, Cometto, & Associates P.C

Treasurer

Cynthia Olson

Skogen, Cometto, & Associates P.C

Treasurer

Katie Schultz

AMBI Mail & Marketing

Katie Schultz

AMBI Mail & Marketing

Brad Follensbee

White's Mountain Motors

Brad Follensbee

White's Mountain Motors

Casey Allison

First Call Communications

Casey Allison

First Call Communications

Gary Trapkus

Hilltop National Bank

Gary Trapkus

Hilltop National Bank

Linda Gillham

Tim Force Tin Shop

Linda Gillham

Tim Force Tin Shop

Mandy Cepeda

Wyoming Medical Center

Mandy Cepeda

Wyoming Medical Center

Michael Howe

Black Hills Energy

Michael Howe

Black Hills Energy

Phillip Rael

State Farm Insurance

Phillip Rael

State Farm Insurance

Sam Kingsolver

Residence Inn Casper

Sam Kingsolver

Residence Inn Casper

Ex-Officio Members

Brook Kaufman

Casper Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Brook Kaufman

Casper Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Charles Walsh

Casper Area Economic Development Alliance

Charles Walsh

Casper Area Economic Development Alliance

Chris Lorenzen

Casper College

Chris Lorenzen

Casper College

Kenneth Bates

City Council Ward II

Kenneth Bates

City Council Ward II

Kevin Hawley

Downtown Development Authority

Kevin Hawley

Downtown Development Authority

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