New York Life
Joel Albert is a Financial Advisor and a Partner with New York Life Insurance and Eagle Strategies LLC. He has been in financial services (specifically leadership, development, and sales) for 14 years. The majority of that time was spent working as a District Territory Manager for Transamerica. Starting as an agent in Carlisle PA, Joel was the leading agent for 2 consecutive years and then promoted to Sales Manager in 2005. After finishing 2006 as a top-20 Sales Manager, he was promoted to Small District Manager in 2007, and Large District Manager in 2008 and 2010. In 2012, Joel joined NYL and is currently part of a project growing the Baltimore General Office and opening a satellite office in Frederick MD. In 2015 he was recognized as one of the top Partners at New York Life He is currently a member of NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors) and has served as a past board member. Joel’s insurance licenses include Life Annuity & Health, Variable Lines, and Property & Casualty. His FINRA securities registrations include series 6, 63, 7, 24 and 66. In his spare time Joel enjoys basketball, weight training, and tennis. He lives in the Spring Ridge community of Frederick with his wife Carolyn, 3 children, and 2 step-children.
Sport & Health
Regional Director of Sales & Operations for US Fitness and General Manager of the North Frederick Onelife Fitness location. Bri is passionate about helping others through excellence in customer service.
She has over 15 years of experience in the fitness industry and is former President of the Luray-Page County Chamber of Commerce in her hometown Luray, Virginia. Bri is excited to bring her positive energy and love of community spirit to the Frederick Chamber. Her company's mission is to provide the ultimate fitness experience to every member, every time. Through the cultivation of a motivating environment and development of fitness professionals, Bri's goal is to deliver on this mission every day!
Plamondon Hospitality Partners
Ambassador of the Year 2013
Matt is the Area Sales Manager for Plamondon Hospitality Partners (PHP) collection of six (6) Marriott hotels in Frederick & Hagerstown Maryland. Matt works with local and national companies, government, nonprofit, and other agencies to share with them the range of products that PHP offers with its portfolio of hotels. Matt works closely with the sales team at PHP to ensure they are aware of any new emerging markets or opportunities as well as helping create market strategy for their portfolio.
Plamondon Hospitality Partners offers a full range of hospitality management and development services. PHP is highly respected for its market knowledge and proven expertise in achieving long-term growth, sustainability and profitability. PHP has achieved steady growth, outstanding results, and a fiercely loyal following in both the hotel and restaurant markets.
Matt Doyle also serves on the Chamber's Marketing Council.
Ambassador of the Year 2013
Ellen Keyser is 270net’s resident extreme-extrovert and seller of all things related to internet technology. As a long time web designer and business owner, Ellen understands what clients need for a successful web presence. As 270net’s Business Development sales person she networks to find the business owners and companies that need us the most and then helps them determine the technological solution that best fits their company and budget.
Ellen joined the 270net team in 2012 with an Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Frederick Community College. When she is not out networking and making sales, she enjoys reading, walking her dog, Penny, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. (Honestly, though, when are sales people not networking?)
Ellen has been a Frederick chamber Ambassador 3 years and completed the Leadership Frederick County program in 2015.
Patti has over 30 years of experience in the commercial insurance industry focusing on construction, manufacturing, wholesalers, and professional services accounts. She works with her clients to help reduce their risk of loss, improve their cash flow and protect their assets by designing and implementing insurance and safety programs, reviewing contracts, classifications, and eligibility for experience rating and contract bonding.
Georgetown Insurance Service has been in business since 1977. We are a full-service insurance agency with a focus on Property and Casualty lines of insurance including but not limited to: workers compensation, commercial auto fleets, general liability insurance, commercial property, and management liability.
At Georgetown we recognize that each business, family and individual has unique protection needs, so there is no “one size fits all” approach in working with our clients to develop customized insurance programs.
Assistant Vice President and Business Development Officer, Consie Meyers, works together with the commercial and consumer lenders, branches and financial advisor to provide the best solutions to make your business successful.
Consie has been Kiwanian of the Year, Kiwanis President, Kiwanis Foundation President, Mission of Mercy Ambassador and much more. She was born and raised in Frederick County and an avid cyclist who loves the outdoors and volunteering. She is married with two grown sons, both United States Air Force.
Randall Family, LLC
Will Randall is CEO of Randall Family, LLC, which publishes the Frederick News-Post. Will leads his family’s business of five generations, focusing on transforming the legacy business so that it will be successful for generations to come, building a culture of excellence, enabling his team to be successful, and building key relationships within the community.
Randall Family, LLC operates the Frederick News-Post and FNP Printing and Publishing. The Frederick News-Post is a local media company that publishes Frederick's daily community newspaper, specializes in creating and delivering local news content in both traditional and innovative ways, and creating custom cross-platform marketing campaigns for local and national advertising partners. FNP Printing and Publishing is a regional cold-set web commercial printer that prints a number of newspapers and publications throughout the region.
Will is passionate about helping to reinforce and facilitate all the cool things happening in Frederick County, is a 2013 Leadership Frederick Graduate, is active in the Rotary Club of Frederick, and is on the board of the Frederick Arts Council.
Scott Shenton has a long history of experience in the real estate and banking industries. After working as a real estate agent, Scott began his financial career in 2008, working for several credit unions. During this time, Scott has worked to originate consumer and auto loans, consumer lines of credit, small business loans, second trusts and of course residential mortgages. Currently, Scott works at Apex Home Loans as Mortgage Banker.
Due to his varied experience with several types of lending, Scott has a deep understanding of how to help borrowers meet and exceed their financial goals, and he prides himself on being able to help people make the most of their finances.
Scott graduated from the University of Maryland and when he's not helping people finance their real estate, he teaches scuba diving and goes surfing with his daughter every chance he gets.