Board Members

Nancy Byers President of the Board

Nancy Byers Consulting

Nancy Byers, owner of NB Consulting, LLC, has over 25 years of marketing and business development experience in a variety of industries, including many years in the financial services industryShe has a BA from the University of Idaho and an MBA, Marketing, from the Anderson Schools of Management, University of New Mexico. She just recently resigned from the Operation Education Board at the University of Idaho but continues to support the scholarship program. . Nancy has been chosen as  “Chamber Member of the Year” in past years due to her commitment, promotion and dedication to the Chamber. She was recently elected as the President of the Chamber Board. She also coordinates most of the Chamber’s Business with Breakfast events.

Taylor Bigandt Vice President

Dan Bigandt American Family Agency

Taylor is an agent at the Dan Bigandt American Family Insurance Agency located in Englewood Colorado.

Scott Danford Secretary

Welcomemat Services

Scott is the owner of Welcomemat Services, a marketing strategies and technology company that provides monthly direct mail packages to people and families who have recently changed their address. The welcoming program is designed to reward new residents when they move into an area by giving them invitations to various businesses and organizations in their new neighborhoods.

New residents are a unique market segment – a group of consumers who are trying to find businesses and retail venues to serve them. Since 2003, Welcomemat Services has worked with many of the nations leading retail brands, organizations and cultural institutions. And so community businesses that use The Welcomemat and greet these newly relocated customers with special invitations are putting themselves ahead of the competition by creating the beginning of a loyal business-to-customer relationship

On a personal note, Scott is a proud Colorado native and has been an Englewood resident since 1996. Scott is a gourmet cook, as well as a certified BBQ judge and connoisseur.

He and his wife Kristin and have been married for 15 years and have two wonderful kids, Henry and Kelly.

Scott is passionate about family, customer service, community and connecting with and serving others. “I have such respect for small independent business owners and I am honored to be able to help them affordably connect with a well targeted, lucrative market segment.”

Contact Scott today at 303-916-0519

Brian Hart Treasurer

Frame De Art II

Brian is the owner of Frame de Art II, a very successful framing company. His company has received numerous awards over the years and it has been been a winner of Channel 7- A-List for several years. Frame de Art is known throughout the metro area for their quality of work and design. This year Frame De Art was chosen as the Englewood Business of the Year by the Englewood Chamber. Brian sponsors many of the Chamber events – including Business with Breakfast, Student Recognition and the Holiday Gala. He sits on the Chamber Board as the Treasurer.

Randy Penn Executive Director

Randy was the former Mayor of Englewood. Long time Englewood resident, he has lived in Englewood for most of his life. Very active in the community.

A.J Guanella

John Elway Dealer

AJ is with John Elway Chevrolet which was previously Burt Chevrolet. He has been with the company since 1960.

Jason Whyte

Simmons Bank

Jason is the the Branch Manager of Simmons Bank, Englewood location. Being a Colorado native, grown and raised not far from his branch, he is well connected within the community. Working for banks since 1991, through the years he has worked in many banking capacities. He graduated from Colorado State University in 1994 with a BS in Business Marketing.

On a personal note, he spends most of this time with his two boys:Lance(11) , and Evan(7), everything from zoos and museums to mountain outings. Hiking and camping are among his many interests. In addition to having fun, Jason really values helping the community through service organizations and projects: he belongs to the local Lions Club , is active with the Englewood Education Foundation and the Inter-Faith Community Services.

Ray Bruce

Dr. BizPro

Ray Bruce is known in the Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce as DrBizPro. His business career has included starting and building successful businesses in the retail, hospitality, manufacturing, publishing and educational sectors. And, he has also held positions at three major universities, most recently at Colorado State University in Fort Collins in the College of Business where he helped start the Enterpreneurial Minor for students who had a business idea but didn’t need an advanced business degree. Ray’s passion is to help individuals, families and small business owners be more effective in their lives and to experience their passion through their business.

Erika Zierke

Englewood Grand

Erika and her husband, Phil, are the owners of Englewood Grand. They are also residents of Englewood.  They opened the bar in 2017 and it has become one of the cornerstone businesses in downtown Englewood. The Grand has been described as a unique, neighborhood bar with bartenders that will make any drink requested. If you are looking for a great place to hang with your friends try out this warm and friendly bar.

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