Lolly Steiner has led the Auburn Chamber staff as president since 2001, but began her career as director of membership in 1997. Lolly oversees the daily operations of the chamber and works with the board of directors to ensure that the chamber is meeting the needs of the Auburn business community.
Lolly serves on the City of Auburn Industrial Development Board, the Leadership Lee County Board and the FACES Board. Lolly is a graduate of the US Chamber Institute for Organizational Management.
Jennifer Fincher serves the chamber as the vice president of communications & marketing, overseeing all marketing efforts and assisting with operations. Jennifer handles all chamber publications and printed materials, including the Auburn community’s relocation magazine, Welcome. Jennifer serves on the board of the United Way of Lee County, is a member of the East Alabama chapter of the Public Relations Council of Alabama, a graduate of Leadership Lee County and a graduate of the US Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organizational Management. Jennifer earned a bachelor’s degree in communication from Grove City College in Grove City, Penn.
Stephanie Calhoun, the director of membership development, is charged with recruiting new members, coordinating the Invest & Connect sponsorship program and retaining current members. Stephanie also coordinates the details for all ribbon cutting and groundbreaking celebrations. She is a graduate of Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant management.
As the director of business development and special events, Anna Hovey is charged with planning and executing current Auburn Chamber programs and events, while also developing new programming to meet the changing needs of the membership. Anna oversees the Diplomat program and is at the helm of the Auburn Young Professionals program. Anna recently completed the US Chamber’s Institute for Organizational Management and is a graduate of Leadership Lee County. She earned her degree in apparel merchandising, design and production management from Auburn University.
Tangela Todd Frazier, the chamber’s director of finance, is a long-time employee of the Auburn Chamber. Tangela takes the lead during the chamber’s budgeting process, processes all financial reports, handles accounts receivable and accounts payable and manages the chamber’s database. Tangela graduated from Southern Union State Community College with a degree in accounting.
Payton Beck, our communications specialist, assists with chamber events, member communication, and overall marketing efforts. She also supports Anna Hovey in her role as the key staff member for the Auburn Young Professionals program. Payton earned her degree in public relations from Auburn University.
Crystal’s friendly face is the first one Auburn Chamber visitors see and the first voice callers hear. Crystal coordinates reservations for our meeting space, answers requests for referrals and serves as our question expert—if she cannot find an answer, she’ll connect you to the right person! Crystal is the former vice president of D Square Donuts.