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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

Katelyn Haldeman, Legacy Law, Board President, Executive Team

Khalee Kreider, Kreider Farms, Board Vice-President, Executive Team

Ashley Marting, Boutique 1780, Board Treasurer, Executive Team

Jason Horst, Horst Arts, Executive Team


Andrea Black, Manheim Community Library

Jessi Sensenig, Jonestown Bank & Trust

John Kegarise, Community Supporter

Krista Cassidy, Glasshouse Wineworks

Stephen Evangelista, HQ Water Solutions

Theresa Albright, Community Supporter

Willie Wrede, Artifice Ales & Mead




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.

  • Katelyn Haldeman
  • Khalee Kreider
  • 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, Rock N Glow 5K + Kids' Color Fun Run, Community Harvest Festival.

  • Katelyn Haldeman
    Team Leader

The Programs Team plans, organizes, and executes the following Chamber programs: Networking (Manheim After 5, Manheim Young Professionals Coffee & Connect), Educational (Educate to Cultivate), Professional Development (3Cs: Connections through Coffee + Conversations).

  • Andrea Black
    Team Leader

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

  • Vacant
    Team Leader

The Community Team is a new Team for 2023. It will focus on bridging the gap between our business membership and the community we serve. The Team will work on community involvement and town beautification.

  • Khalee Kreider
    Team Leader

Market Manheim promotes downtown to enhance the social and economic vibrancy of  Manheim.

  • 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