About Us

Welcome to the Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance

The Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance, and its four divisions: Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development, Community Development and Tourism, is one of the largest, member-driven and business focused organizations in Hardin County.  With over 300 local and regional members, the Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance serves the community to promote, cultivate and advocate for a prosperous business, educational and agricultural climate, strengthen the local economy and improve the quality of life, making Hardin County a great place to live, work and prosper!

Vision:

Unite our community heritage with new growth, expansion, innovation and talent for Hardin County to become a model community in Northwest Ohio.

Mission:

To cultivate, promote and advocate to make Hardin County a great place to live, work and prosper.

Values:

The Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance is a member-driven organization that serves the community based upon its core values:

Generating Community PRIDE

Cultivating Prosperous OPPORTUNITIES

Building RELATIONSHIPS and Forging PARTNERSHIPS

Preserving TRADITIONS and HERITAGE

Challenging PERCEPTIONS

Becoming INNOVATIVE, CREATIVE and PROACTIVE

Driving ACTION and Demanding RESULTS

Chamber and Tourism Focus:

To foster community development, commerce and public-private partnerships by promoting, networking and advocating for our local businesses, educational institutions, agricultural heritage and historical communities through year-round tourism, community events, marketing and policy initiatives, educational and training programs and member services.

Community and Economic Development Focus:

To develop a prosperous, pro-business climate by expanding employment growth, cultivating entrepreneurship opportunities, advancing local innovation, and revitalizing our historical downtown communities to increase new growth, jobs and investment opportunities to advance Hardin County’s economy.
View the HCCBA Strategic Plan

Board of Directors

Derek Snider

Board Chair
Ag Credit
2021-2024

David Haushalter

Vice Chair
Robinson Fin Machines
2019-2022

Brian Sprang

Treasurer
Quest Federal Credit Union
2021-2024

Stephanie Temple

Past Chair
Tons of Fun Travel
2021-2024

Brandt Miller

Liberty National Bank
2021-2024

Jeff Knedler

Hempy Water Conditioning
2021-2024

Kimberly Reisinger

OhioHealth - HMH
2021-2024

Board Member

Graphic Packaging International
2021-2024

Stephanie Jolliff

Ridgemont Local Schools
2020-2023

Laura Wingfield

Twirl & The LW by Twirl
2021-2024

Matthew Lambdin

Ohio Northern University
2021-2024

Tasha Heydinger

Newland-Heydinger Insurance Agency
2021-2024

Tracy Temple

Silver Creek Supply
2021-2024

Jessica Rohrs

Rohrs Farms
2022-2025

Kirk Shepherd

Cessna Transport
2020-2023

Fred Rush

Hardin County Commissioners

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