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AMBASSADORS

Ambassadors are the highly visible and well-recognized volunteer goodwill arm of GSI. They participate in all our events, help build connections between members, reach out to engage new members and support members with ribbon cuttings and grand openings, expansions and other celebrations. Ambassadors represent their business or organization in a professional, engaged manner in GSI and throughout the business community and often serve as the first point of contact for their company with new businesses, and businesses that are expanding, relocating, remodeling, and celebrating milestones – giving your organization the opportunity to build new relationships and potential new business.

If you are interested in participating as an ambassador with GSI, please contact Tammy Tracy at 509.321.3619

Greg AndersonGreg Anderson
American Family Insurance Agent, 509.724.2699
The Greg Anderson Agency is a local office that focuses on meeting people’s needs for auto, home, life, and commercial insurance. Our goal is to always provide great customer service through a supportive consultative risk management approach. Born and raised in Spokane, I love being part of the community. I enjoy this area and like helping it grow as a GSI Ambassador!


Aimee CarrAimee Carr
Hotel Sales Manager, Northern Quest Resort & Casino

Northern Quest Resort & Casino is the Inland Northwest’s only AAA Four Diamond, Forbes Travel Guide 4 Star Destination Resort featuring 250 beautifully appointed guestrooms, 14 distinct dining options, award winning La Rive Spa and world class entertainment. I am passionate about my community and being a GSI Ambassador is a great way to connect, grow business relationships and help others do the same.


Staci ClaryStaci A. Clary
Owner/Producer, Hold On Now, Inc.

Hold On prioritizes information about your company and turns them into messages that are warm, conversational and engaging. Professional talent voices, select licensed music is mixed, and six+ minute productions connect via digital equipment. Locally owned. Holding nation wide.  I love being involved and engaged with people who want to make the most of every second of every day.  As a GSI Ambassador, I have the opportunity to do just that.


Tyrrell JohnsonTyrrell Johnson
Regional Manager, Wells Fargo Bank

As the Regional Manager of the Wells Fargo At Work Program I work with small to midsize businesses by conducting complimentary financial workshops to help educate their staff on financial topics such budgeting, savings, credit, identity theft protection, homeownership. I enjoy being a GSI Ambassador because it’s my way of giving back to my community, and when our community succeeds we all succeed.


Jane LarsonJane Larson
AVP & Small Business Banker, Washington Trust Bank

By personally getting to know you, your business and your goals, Washington Trust Bank custom-tailors solutions that give you exactly what you need to run your company effectively and efficiently. The Ambassador program allows me to connect businesses and build relationships!


Pavel NikoraPavel Nikora
Client Account Representative, Bonded Adjustment Company

Bonded Adjustment is a professional full-service collection agency locally owned and operated since 1916. We help businesses become more profitable by recovering money on their past due accounts.  
Since joining the GSI Ambassador team, I’ve been able to connect with more people in the community, develop new business relationships, and help others do the same.


Lea NobleLea Wright Noble
Anti-aging Health & Beauty Mentor, Nu Skin/Pharmanex

Nutrition and Skin, the Next Pharmaceuticals, the company I represent is the global leader in anti-aging technologies and products. 25 years ago I found this company and began using their products, I know they work! After 25 years of being involved in GSI (formerly Greater Spokane Area Chamber of Commerce), now the Chamber and Economic Development combined, I can tell you, to connect, keep informed and give back, GSI is the place to be.


Dexter PhillipsDexter Phillips
Owner and Agent, All Lines Insurance, Inc.

All Lines is an independent P&C agency offering a full selection of quality companies to meet all your bueinss or personal insurance needs. Being an Ambassador has helped me to be a better citizen and I am better able to help my clients.


Dusty RostieDusty Rostie
Datarang, LLC

DATARANG offers outsourced business information technology, delivered over the Internet. We offer Desktops as a Service, Data Backup, Exchange 2013 (Email), Web Conferencing, Voice Services, File Sharing, and application hosting  environments. I became a GSI Ambassador because I found that I loved the interaction and seeing business grow in our community.


Ryan ShamblinRyan Shamblin
Business Development Specialist, Red and Associates, LLC

Red and Associates is locally owned and operated Human Resources consulting firm specializing in small to medium sized businesses. Red provides customized systems, processes and advice from our PHR or SPHR certified HR Advisors to facilitate happy and healthy employer/employee relationships and enable businesses to grow to their full potential. I enjoy meeting new people and connecting with like-minded individuals who care about our business community. GSI has enabled me to do this.


Greg Stewart-LonghurstGreg Stewart-Longhurst, CPA
Principal, Stewart-Longhurst PS, Certified Public Accounting

Stewart-Longhurst specializes in taking the burden of tax compliance, payroll and bookkeeping away from small business owners so they can concentrate on running their businesses.  We are the only CPA firm in Eastern Washington that is endorsed by The Dave Ramsey Show. Being a GSI Ambassador, I have found that surrounding myself with awesome businesspeople is good for me as a business owner and as a citizen.


Hanna StewartHanna Stewart-Longhurst, CPA
Principal, Stewart-Longhurst PS, Certified Public Accounting
We are passionate about helping our clients with their taxes!   Trained by the Tax Reduction Institute, we specialize in taking the stress and worry out of your tax filings. Plus, we are the only Dave Ramsey endorsed firm in town.  Call us for an appointment today! I continually develop meaningful business relationships as an ambassador. GSI is a force for improving our community through supporting businesses, and I find it rewarding to be a part of that work.


Chuck TeegardenChuck Teegarden
Executive Director, Communities in Schools, Spokane County

Communities In Schools is a non-profit corporation that successfully collaborates with schools and other entities to focus resources on children at risk of failing in school. Support opportunities arise for us because of my participation in the Ambassadors.


Travis TrampTravis Tramp, CHA, CTA
District Manager, Quality Inn Downtown 4th Avenue

Quality Inn is a full service hotel with 140 rooms, 3,000 square feet meeting space, and a Pub & Cafe onsite. We offer free breakfast, wifi, and business center. Contact me for a tour and I will exceed your expectations! I love it when I can make a connection with a business in need, and I am able to fill that need either with my own business, or with a friends business that I've met through GSI.


Marcus VogtMarcus Vogt
Technician, Digital Imaging Solutions, Inc.

In business since 1998, we specialize in Sharp office equipment from copy machines to display boards. If you are unhappy with your equipment give us a call! I became a GSI ambassador because being involved in an organization that cares so much about improving our economic outlook and meeting the business’ that make up our region is something that’s really important to me.


Rhonda-T WarrenRhonda-T Warren
Manager of Sales and Marketing, Emerald Outdoor Advertising

Locally owned, Emerald Outdoor Advertising offers premium billboard and bus bench advertising. From design to installation, Emerald provides successful and cost-effective outdoor campaigns for all businesses and budgets. As an ambassador for more than 10 years, GSI has helped me reach out, give back and discover ... infinite support for my business and the community.