Debbie Wertz

Debbie Wertz

Executive Director

DeSoto County Chamber of Commerce

Welcome to the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce and our community, one of the best places in Florida to live, work and raise a family.

I would like to welcome you to our town.  Whether you’re visiting for the day, looking for a new place to call home or you’re already a resident of our thriving community, DeSoto is a great county with a big heart and plenty of opportunities.

The DeSoto Chamber of Commerce understands that in order to have a strong economic environment you must have a strong community. We are truly blessed in our community to have leaders, business owners, educators and citizens who realize that we all share in the responsibility of creating economic success and happiness within our community.

It is an exciting time to be a member of the DeSoto County Chamber of Commerce. We are always creating new networking and promotional opportunities to help our member businesses succeed and grow, including space to advertise on the Chamber website, business referrals, monthly networking opportunities, and continuing education. Other great events that allow our member businesses to gain visibility include the Tater Hill Fun Shoot, Chamber Annual Dinner, Christmas Card Lane and Christmas Parade.  The Chamber’s goal is to work toward improving the quality of life for all through the support and commitment of its members, volunteers and committees. The Chamber is proud to promote events throughout the year to help support the community.

As the Chamber Director, I am honored to work alongside our dedicated Board who all share the same vision, business growth and healthy community environment.

If you are not a member of the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce, please join us today. Your membership will benefit your business and the community. I look forward to working with you!

Get Involved

If you are interested in getting involved with the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce we would love to hear from you! Download and fill out the volunteer application form below or use the contact information below to get with us about volunteering opportunities today.

Join the Chamber

You are cordially invited to join the DeSoto County Chamber of Commerce.

Comprised of over 350 citizens and businesses from around the county, this dynamic organization feels that by working together we can combine resources to improve the prosperity of our community. We would like to offer you the opportunity to develop and enhance your management skills, exposure to creative ideas, early awareness of emerging trends, and opportunities to network with fellow business leaders.

We hope you will join the Home Team. We care confident that you will find the DeSoto County Chamber of Commerce a worthwhile investment, and we look forward to working with you to promote your business and our unique and thriving community.

The Benefits of Membership:

  • Free business referrals through the Chamber office
  • Free monthly issues of The Chamber News
  • Free advertising space in the Chamber office for your brochures and business cards
  • Free listing for your business on the Chamber website
  • Free web link to your business website
  • Free event listing on the Chamber Community Calendar
  • Participate in the annual election of board members
  • A Chamber membership plaque with annual updates
  • Invitation to the annual Chamber membership banquet
  • Friendly help and assistance from the Chamber office staff

DeSoto County Chamber Board Members - 2020

Danyiell Tanner

Danyiell Tanner

President, Innovative Healing Systems

Kelli Werner

Kelli Werner

Vice President, Mid Florida Credit Union

Luis Velasco

Luis Velasco

Treasurer, Hackney, Ames & Co.

Ashley DeLuca

Ashley DeLuca

Secretary, Crews Bank & Trust

Cole Brewer

J. Cole Brewer

Waldron & Brewer, PA

Weldon Campbell

Weldon Campbell

Calvary Baptist Church

Beth Carsten

Beth Carsten

City of Arcadia

Jodie DeLoach

Jodie Skitka DeLoach

Quit Doc

JC Deriso

JC Deriso

DeSoto BOCC

Justin Fussell

Justin Fussell

Fussell Spreader Service

Sarah Hipp

Sarah Hipp

DeSoto Memorial Hospital

Tami Jewell

Tami Jewell

Sun Newspapers

Heather Nedley

Heather Nedley

Mosaic

Elizeo Ponce

Elizeo Ponce

Seacoast Bank

Jim Potter

Jim Potter

DeSoto County Sheriff

Tara Poulton

Tara Poulton

DeSoto Co. Economic & Tourism

Cynthia Scott

Cynthia Scott

FL Department of Health

Heather Smith

Heather Smith

FL Department of Health

Jessica Wilkes

Jessica Wilkes

Arcadia Printing

Jaccarie Simons

Jaccarie Simons

City of Arcadia

Oralia Ramirez

Oralia Ramirez

RMZ Realty Inc.

Angie Wilson

Angie Wilson

Persnickety

Katie Marks

Katie Marks

FL House of Representatives

Debbie Wertz

Debbie Wertz

DeSoto Co. Chamber of Commerce

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