• Our Mission


    As a community, we share the same hopes to build a prosperous place to live and to work.  As a member of the chamber, you take another step toward fulfilling this goal.  With a chamber membership, not only are you investing in the success of your business and community, you are establishing valuable connections that will strengthen and support your economic future.

    With hundreds of members and a strong board of directors representing numerous for-profit and nonprofit industries, the Pickerington Area Chamber is your best source to connect with the people and resources you need to be successful.

    Vision Statement: We are the Pickerington business community advocates.  We provide opportunities for connection, while navigating the economic evolution of our community, and we remain committed to helping our members thrive both today and tomorrow.


  • We are business advocates. We are business advocates.

    We serve as the voice of and for local businesses.  We advocate for our members and serve as the liaison among consumers, government and the business communities.

    We identify business opportunities. We identify business opportunities.

    We identify opportunities for business owners to gain knowledge, share resources and identify growth potential.  We connect businesses with optimum opportunities and the resources they need to succeed.

    We are networking experts. We are networking experts.

    We are an interconnected network of business professionals who remain committed to connecting members to the people they need to know to be successful through professional development, social events and marketing support.

    We are government navigators. We are government navigators.

    We chart a sound course for members by identifying new business opportunities and navigating through various channels to help ensure positive economic growth.

    We are evolving. We are evolving.

    We are nimble and responsive to rapidly changing marketing channels at the local level.  As digital marketing revolutionizes business practices, the Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce remains on the forefront of methods to ensure our local businesses remain competitive.

    We are committed. We are committed.

    We are committed to serving as the catalyst for change, sparking interest in new business platforms and opportunities to ensure the best interests of the Pickerington business community are clearly represented.

    We focus on today and tomorrow. We focus on today and tomorrow.

    The Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce is forward thinking.  In addition to serving the business community's needs of today, we also offer proactive solutions to ensure a sound economic future for the residents of the Pickerington community and surrounding areas.

  • Meet the Team

  • Theresa Byers, IOM, CCEO-AP

    Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce
    (614) 837-1958
    As President & CEO of the Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce, Theresa enjoys assisting member businesses with making new connections and growing their businesses through fun networking opportunities, community involvement, and volunteer roles. It is the mission of the Pickerington Area Chamber to create and strengthen partnerships that will advance a proactive business voice, sound economic development, and provide growth for our membership and community.
  • Michelle Richardson

    Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce
    Membership Director
    (614) 837-1958
    As your Pickerington Area Chamber Membership Director, Michelle focuses on member recruitment, engagement, and retention. A long time resident of Pickerington, she has a passion for building community connections. Michelle enjoys getting to know Chamber members and learning their stories in order to be a more effective advocate on their behalf. Michelle is here as a resource to help businesses thrive in the Pickerington Area. 


  • Chelsie Huffman

    Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce
    Director of Events & Programs
    (614) 837-1958

    Chelsie is a proud Pickerington native  and after graduating from Central high school went on to attain a bachelor’s in Psychology from Ohio University. Chelsie considers herself a lifelong learner and enjoys reading and writing in her spare time. She is an advocate for healthy living and trains classes at Title Boxing Club. She is excited to invest in and serve the Pickerington community!