Meet Our Staff

If you look inside our doors on any given day,
you’ll see seven very busy and dedicated staff members.

ANNA HOVEY, IOM // President & CEO

Anna leads the Auburn Chamber staff but began her career as Director of Special Events and Business Development in 2015. Anna 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.

Anna earned her degree in Apparel Merchandising, Design and Production Management from Auburn University. Anna is a graduate of Leadership Lee County and the US Chamber Institute for Organizational Management. She also currently serves as a loaned executive for the United Way of Lee County, Inc.

STEPHANIE CALHOUN // Director of Membership Development

Stephanie is the Director of Membership Development has the privilege of recruiting new members, coordinating the Invest & Connect sponsorship program, and retaining current members.

Stephanie is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management and a Minor in Business.

TANGELA TODD FRAZIER // Director of Finance

Tangela is the Chamber’s Director of Finance and a long-time employee of the Auburn Chamber. She 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 is a graduate of Southern Union State Community College with a degree in Accounting.

IVY HARRIS // Communications Manager

Ivy oversees all Chamber messaging and branding and serves as the designer for all the collateral of events, programs, and communications. From photography to social media, Ivy coordinates the many efforts to engage with our members through all of the Chamber’s marketing channels.

Ivy is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Communications.

CRYSTAL MCKELVY // Event Services Coordinator

From accepting reservations for events, planning and executing the logistics of our programs, and ensuring that our sponsors’ expectations are met; Crystal oversees all things associated with the Chamber’s Events and Programs. She manages the Diplomat program, schedules ribbon cuttings and groundbreaking celebrations, and helps keep the website calendar updated.

Crystal is the former Vice President of D Square Donuts.

KATIE MURRAY // Auburn Young Professionals Program Coordinator

Katie coordinates the entire AYP program including working with the AYP committee, recruiting new AYP members and AYP sponsors, and manages all of the AYP social media.

Katie is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and a Minor in Business.

KIMBERLY VANDERWAL // Resource Specialist

Kimberly is the host of our building. From the first face of the organization to the voice on the phone, Kimberly is available to provide referrals, share information, and assist with meeting space requests and needs. Additionally, Kimberly creates the weekly Tuesday News electronic newsletter, assists with writing and special projects, and is eager to help with any questions.

Kimberly is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and a Minor in Theater.