The East Mountain Chamber of Commerce supports the unique quality of life and balanced growth of quality business by promoting programs designed to increase the aesthetic values of the area, and pro-actively intervening in issues that impact economic expansion and planned business growth.
Raven Anderson, President
American Cancer Society
Elise Taylor, Treasurer
Elise moved to the area from Las Vegas, NV about four years ago, and has been the Branch Manager at U.S. Bank in Moriarty for the past year. One of her first missions at that time was to become a part of the EMRCC, and she has been on the Board of Directors since this past January. Elise’s mother was born and raised in Moriarty, and her grandfather was a small business owner here for 50 years, so she has roots within the community. She values the opportunity to connect with others through the Chamber and to help them grow and succeed in business.
Dave Tixier, Member at Large
Mags Indoor Shooting Range email@example.com
Dave is an Entrepreneur who owns and operates several business in the Moriarty area, including MAGS Indoor Shooting Range and Magnum Steel Buildings. He has been working and living in the East Mountains for 35 years, and has a genuine love for the area. Dave has been involved with the EMRCC for the past 3 years, and served as a Board Member at Large in 2017 before becoming the V.P. in January of this year. His work with the Chamber enables him to interact with fellow business owners, bringing the communities of the East Mountain region together.
Alexis Bachicha, Vice President
Barbara Hallock, Secretary
Rob Baracker, Member at Large
Bob Brittain, Ex-Officio Member
Creative Award Concepts, Inc.
Bob started his business, Creative Awards Concepts, in 1972 in the scholastic market with rings, announcements, caps and gowns, and continues to this day with school wearables. He then began setting up business recognition programs, and since 2005, has expanded into promotional products, screen printing, plaques, mugs, etc., with the ability to customize almost anything. Bob has been doing business in the East Mountains since 2010, and since that time has been a Member of the EMRCC. He has served as Board Member at Large, Treasurer, Vice President and President. The most rewarding thing about participating in the EMRCC is meeting and learning about the people in the East Mountains. Bob’s motto is “People deal with People”.
Nancy Carpenter, Ex-Officio Member
Automated Systems, Inc.
Nancy is the founder of Automated Systems, Inc. in Cedar Crest. Originally from Vietnam, she is a long-time East Mountain resident, and is excited and proud to be celebrating 18 years in business in the East Mountains. In addition to her computer/IT business, Nancy served as President of the EMRCC for the past two years, during which time the Membership soared. She was also instrumental in the creation and execution of the Chamber’s biggest annual event, A Taste of the East Mountains, the first of which was a great success during her term as President in 2017. Since January 1st, 2018 Nancy has continued to participate as an Ex-Officio Member of the Board.
Gail Rossi, Executive Director
East Mountain Chamber
Gail moved west from her native Philadelphia to San Diego in 1993, and settled in Edgewood over ten years ago. Prior to accepting her role with the EMRCC in April of 2016, she owned and operated a retail store, worked as a regional property manager, and was the VP of Operations for a specialty staffing company, as well as voice over acting. Gail is a “people person” with a passion for world travel. She enjoys networking and connecting with others while helping area businesses to succeed and grow, thereby increasing revenue in the East Mountains.