Leadership & Staff

A Message From the President/CEO

Lori A. Kelling

Lori A. Kelling


Welcome and thank you for stopping by!

I’m grateful for our many municipalities, wonderful business community and our residents that make up this unique and special place called “West County”.

Membership in the Chamber shows a commitment to our region and our ‘members’ are what make our Chamber so unique!! Positive, Powerful & Professional! I feel so blessed to be apart of such a wonderful Chamber and I am dedicated to supporting our region and promoting economic growth and opportunity throughout the year for our business community.

I want to express appreciation to all businesses that connect through the chamber and promote and support each other. I am thankful to our community that supports our local businesses and selects the West County area as their shopping destination. As our Chamber continues to grow and prosper, we will continue to provide a high level of service to our members and our community.

I encourage you to visit us at one of our many events – once you’ve been to one Chamber, you’ve been to one Chamber! See how the West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce is warm & welcoming and proud to say we are truly a COMMUNITY WITHIN A COMMUNITY.

Email: lkelling@westcountychamber.com

Meet the Chamber Staff

Heather Zerweck

Heather Zerweck

Vice President of Operations

Jill Gray

Jill Gray

Chamber Photographer

(636) 273-6600

Karyn Koury

Karyn Koury

Membership Engagement Coordinator

Darlene Horton

Darlene Horton

Financial Coordinator

What Our Members Say About Us

"The West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce truly lives up to the community model of business. We share a belief that we are all in this together to build up our community and help businesses flourish so they can provide great jobs...The opportunities to get involved are endless. At the West County Chamber, members like each other. Come join us!"

Bruce Sheridan, Organizational Compass Inc.

"The West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce is a great place to meet others! The goal of the Chamber is to help members promote their business and contribute to the community in a fun and friendly atmosphere!"

John Hoover, U.S. Bank Home Mortgage

"This is a great Chamber for making business connections and getting involved with the local communities. I have met many friends through my involvement with the West County Chamber of Commerce."

Robin Monks, Cetera Investors

"Joining the Chamber has helped advanced our business during good times and bad. Glad we made the commitment to join over ten years ago. There is no better place to develop your business than the West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce!!!"

Sandy Chestnas, Owner SERVPRO of Fenton/South Ballwin

"The Chamber and member businesses are a critical part of Ellisville’s success. An investment in The Chamber strengthens our entire region and is simply good business."

Mayor Mike Roemerman, City of Ellisville

"The West County Chamber of Commerce continually provides the Parkway School District with business and community connections that ultimately benefit our students and educators. They willingly share information about the school district with the larger community. Information from the West St. Louis Chamber assists Parkway in our future planning. We very much appreciate our partnership."

Keith Marty, Superintendent Parkway School District

"This is the most amazing chamber I have ever seen! Lori Kelling and Heather Zerweck are the dynamic duo 🙂 They bring so much energy and a truly amazing culture to the West County Chamber of Commerce. The connections I created have made such a positive impact on my business!!"

Jay Grosman, Owner/Founder iAutoAgent

"The West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce has helped me grow my business for the past four years. Through their various networking meetings and events I've made business connections and friendships I otherwise wouldn't have. Their website and Facebook page are also a great resources for keeping up with local information and events."

Courtney Ruder, Ruder Realty