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Chamber Staff

Professional Staff

A talented team of Brainerd Lakes Chamber professionals bring their best to strengthen our members and communities every day. Their duties cover tourism, business training, workforce development, government affairs, networking, marketing, special events and administrative functions. Click to contact or learn more about each person.


Matt Kilian

Chamber President

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Ali Beste

Graphic Design & Event Coordinator

Paula Chapulis

Paula Chapulis

Director, Blue Ox Business Academy

Paula Davis

Director of Finance

Colleen Dols

Office Manager

Sue Galligan

Director of Special Events

Mary Gottsch

Youth Career Development Consultant

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Nichole Heinen

Pequot Lakes Area Director

Donna Houchin

Director of Marketing

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Tawny Killa

Visitor Services

Brian Lehman

Director of Membership

Cindy Myogeto

Cindy Myogeto

Crosslake Area Director

Trisha Reilley

Trisha Reilley

Tourism Marketing Manager

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Jess Vogt

Welcome Center Manager

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