Our Leadership

A Board Pro Team guided the West Side Chamber through its beginning years. In the fall of 2012, a Board of Directors was elected to lead the organization with each board member serving for a two-year period. The organization's first Executive Director was hired in 2023.


Current Board Members

Brandon Bowman, President
JMI Mechanical Services

Brandon Fishburn, Immediate Past President
Fishburn Realty

Richard Proctor, Past President 
BMO Harris Bank

Danita Ward, First Vice President
Stratosphere Quality

Dr Jeff Butts, Board Member
MSD Wayne Township

Eric Elmore, Board Member
MSD Pike Township

Chris Gearlds, Board Member
MSD Decatur Township

Larry Jinkins, Board Member
Omniboost Services

Jan Kilies, Board Member

Mike Larsen, Board Member
Schooley Mitchell

Janice McHenry, Board Member
Community Resident

Bill Stinson, Board Member
Indianapolis Airport Authority

Mark Truax, Board Member
Hendricks County Bank and Trust

Ross Wimmersberger, Board Member

Jerry Knoop, Executive Director
West Side Chamber

Volunteer Advisors to the Executive Board include:
Jared Evans, Indianapolis City-County Councillor; Annette Johnson, Pike Township Trustee