Chamber Ambassadors

Graham Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors

The Graham Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors are the official hosts for the Chamber of Commerce and carry out the activities which improve the membership, prestige, and public image of the Chamber of Commerce.

The Graham Ambassadors Club was organized in January 1970 by the Graham Chamber of Commerce to serve as a welcoming committee for visiting dignitaries in Graham and to assist with Chamber events. Membership was set at 25 maximum members. Dues were $10 a year with each member responsible for furnishing their own red coats.

The original members of the first Graham Ambassadors Club was: front row, L-R: Glen Ragle, Beverly King, E.R. Marchman, Ed Salter, Louis Pitcock, Norman Evans, Jim Jones, John Killough, Zack Burkett; back row: Ed Harris, Jr., Eugene McCracken, Bert Mann, Lynn Loftin, Dennis Newton, Larry Willard, Ray Herring, and Guy Meacham.

You can easily spot Chamber Ambassadors at events and functions based on their red shirt or jacket. It is an honor to be selected to serve as an Ambassador due to the important role Ambassadors play in the continued success of our local economy and the Chamber.

2024 Ambassador ByLaws

Top Row: Susie Cerecedez, Deana Elkins, Brad Partridge, Charise Bewely, Roxy Cook, Amy Pinkston, & Mia Patterson.

Bottom Row: Tiffany Cox, Kyle Anderson, Jason Guinn, Codie Hedge, Kerra Bell, Allison Danley, Becca Sullivan, Miranda Philipp, Glenn McGee, Erin Gaton, Jeannine Wendal, Darren Helm, & Grant Ingram. Photo taken by Graham Leader.

2024 Chamber Ambassadors:

Kyle Anderson, Edwards Jones; Jayne Beale; Kerra Bell, Choices of Young County; Charise Bewley, North Central Texas College; Roxy Cook, Graham Oaks Care Center; Tiffany Cox, BeyondFaith Hospice, LLC; Susie Cerecedez, Graham Area United Way; Allison Danley, Edward Jones; Rick Edwards, Positive Country Radio; Deana Elkins, First State Bank; Angie Ford, Young County Farm Bureau; Erin Gaton, Graham InterBank; Maria Gonzales, De La Cruz & Reddell; Jason Guinn, Jason Guinn Tax Services; Mia Patterson, Graham Regional Medical Center; Codie Hedge, Graham Saving & Loan, SSB; Darren Helm, First State Bank; Christian Hughes, 1954 Manufacturing; Irene Jones, Scooter’s Coffee; Glenn McGee, Ciera Bank; Daisy Pacheco, Ciera Bank; Brad Partridge; Maranda Phlipp, Ciera Bank; Amy Pinkston, Graham Savings & Loan, SSB; Toby Reddell, De La Cruz & Redell; Becca Sullivan, Bryan Insurance Agency; Tracey Terasas, Remembering Wyatt Dale Water Safety; and Jeannine Wendel, USDA Farm Service Agency.

Officers:  President – Becca Sullivan, Bryan Insurance Agency; Vice President – Erin Gaton, Graham InterBank; Secretary – Deana Elkins, First State Bank

Ambassador Alumni: Darby Brockway, Edward Jones; Danny Cusenbary, Montgomery, Cusenbary & Assoc.; Todd Danley, Edward Jones; Gary Elrod, Faith Center Assembly of God; Jay Gober, First State Bank; Neri Gonzalez, Neri’s Bistro & Catering; Del Lee, Ciera Bank; Cindy Lewis; Jamye Rogers, Graham Arms and Surplus; Pam Scott, National Theatre; Carolyn Scott, Brookdale Graham; Mike Sipes, Young County Commissioner; Jim Underwood, First State Bank, Kim Birdwell, Barry Gober, First State Bank; Troy Lambden, Graham Savings & Loan, Brant Lundgren, First State Bank, Garrett Pettus, Southern Bleacher Company


Thank you to Dorman Holub for the history of the Chamber Ambassadors.  If you have any pictures of the early ambassadors, please submit to