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About the Manheim Area Chamber of Commerce

The Manheim Area Chamber of Commerce works to help local businesses prosper—and we’ve done this with Baron pride for over 60 years. We serve the businesses of Manheim Borough, Penn Township and Rapho Township by providing educational programs, networking events, marketing opportunities and community experiences.

We advocate on behalf of our members by promoting a pro-business climate and adopting positions to influence public policy. Please consider joining our membership as either a business or individual professional and become part of our outstanding group of volunteers dedicated to making Manheim a great place in which to work, live and prosper.

Board of Directors

Khalee Kreider, Kreider Farms, Board President, Executive Team

Krista Cassidy, Glasshouse Wineworks, Board Vice-President, Executive Team

Jason Horst, Horst Arts, Executive Team


Stephen Evangelista, HQ Water Solutions

Theresa Albright, Community Supporter

Willie Wrede, Artifice Ales & Mead

Beverly Leisey, Jonestown Bank & Trust

Erika Lundgren, Wholethy Tribe Wellness

William Zerillo, Terra Wealth




Kristie Schmid, Executive Director




The Executive Team provides strategic planning and defines policies and procedures as reviewed and approved by the full board of directors, conducts necessary business, and provides direction to the Chamber teams.

  • Khalee Kreider
  • Krista Cassidy
  • Ashley Martin
  • Jason Horst

The Finance Team ensures the financial stability of the Chamber, develops the annual budget and sets financial goals.

  • Ashley Martin                                              Team Leader

The Events Team plans, organizes, and executes the following Chamber events: Annual Meeting, Membership Dinner and the Baron Brew Fest.

  • Katelyn Haldeman
    Team Leader

The Programs Team plans, organizes, and executes the following Chamber programs: Coffee & Connect, Lunch & Learn and Manheim After 5.

  • Kristie Schmid
    Team Leader

The Membership & Growth Team focuses on member recruitment and retention.

  • Kristie Schmid
    Team Leader

The Community Team focuses on bridging the gap between our business membership and the community we serve. The Team plans, organizes, and executes 1st Thursdays and Spring Clean Up.

  • Khalee Kreider
  • Theresa Albright
    Team Leaders

Market Manheim promotes downtown to enhance the social and economic vibrancy of  Manheim and implements town beautification projects.

  • Jason Horst
    Team Leader
Manheim Area Chamber of Commerce service area map

Service Area

Manheim Borough
15 East High Street
Manheim, PA 17545
(717) 665-2461

Penn Township
97 North Penryn Rd
Manheim, PA 17545
(717) 665-4508

Rapho Township
971 North Colebrook Rd
Manheim, PA 17545
(717) 665-3827