Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of professional development training programs to benefit Chamber Members and the community as a whole. The Committee will accomplish this by enlisting presenters, managing the implementation of educational material, and evaluating the success of their programs.
Ericka Welch
Committee Chairman
City of Galesburg
Deputy Clerk
Nathan Clark
Committee Secretary
Register-Mail, The
Director of Digital Sales, Western IL Division
Chris Bayer
Board Liaison
Molyneaux Insurance, Inc.
Employee Benefits Account Executive
Brad Nolden
Board Liaison
City of Galesburg
City Attorney
Kevin Chase
Tammy Diefendorf
Bridgeway Inc.
Director of Production & Business Development
Bobby Dillard
Bridgeway Inc.
Director Quality Management

Bobby is the Director of Quality Management at Bridgeway. A Galesburg native, he and his wife Nancy have raised their three children in our community. He is a graduate of GHS, Carl Sandburg College, and Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, where he received his master’s degree in Rehabilitation Administration and Services. For thirty-two years prior to working at Bridgeway he was the Executive Director and Administrator at St. Mary’s Square Living Center here in Galesburg until it’s closing in 2013. Focused on helping others improve their personal and business endeavors, Bobby became a part of the Chamber’s Professional Development Committee in 2014. Bobby is a board member of Camp Kidz, a Distinguished Toastmaster and a past District 54, Division Governor for Toastmasters International. Bobby speaks on communication and leadership skills development.

Robert Johnson
Bridgeway Inc.
Vice President of Affirmative Business & Facility Operations
Stacey Rucker
Carl Sandburg College/Corporate & Leisure College
Director of Corporate & Leisure
Susan Cunningham
Debbie Moehler
Bridgeway Inc.
Customer Service