Ambassadors are fellow Chamber members who volunteer to act as peer mentors for new members assisting them in navigating the Chamber’s many program and event offerings.  In addition, these critical volunteer members assist with events and Ribbon Cuttings.

Ambassador of the Year - Tiffany Weaver

Tiffany Weaver is the Finance Director at Turning Point, Inc. They are a Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Children’s Advocacy agency in Union County.

She loves her job knowing that she is helping people in the community and enjoys helping the UC Chamber by being an Ambassador. It is rewarding in all aspects.

Tiffany enjoys spending time with her family, the outdoors, camping, sports, dance and spending time with friends.

Ambassador of the Month - Chris Donadio

Chris enjoys helping Union County Chamber members understand how to leverage their membership to get the most benefit for their business. Being a Chamber member has given him the boost he’s needed, both professionally and personally.

In his sales work at Manufacturing, he helps other manufacturers and distributors safely ship their products over the road, on the rails, and overseas. Chris has earned the distinction of “Safety Consultant” on the North Carolina Department of Labor private consultant list as a direct result of just one Union County Chamber event he attended.

Ambassador of the Year! - Rob Favatella

Rob Favatella is Relationship Manager at Heartland Payment Systems.  He lives in Waxhaw with his wife, Joyce.  They have two daughters – one lives in Maryland and the other in Wilmington, North Carolina.  

Rob enjoys his role at Heartland Payment Systems because the business was founded on principles of honesty and integrity.  He is excited to help businesses with their payment processing, payroll and HR, marketing solutions, lending, and much more!

Current Chamber Ambassadors

DC Duplessis


Franklin Street Pharmacy

Linda Gaura


Core Compassion Project

Jaimee Anderson

Cruise Planners

Rick Croffut Headshot

Rick Croffut

Edward Jones Investments - Rick Croffut AAMS

Chris Donadio

LITCO International, Inc.

Thomas Foster

NC Department of Commerce Division of Workforce Solutions

Tim Grismer

Broker’s Source of NC, Inc.

Dylan Hales

Edward Jones - Dylan Hales, Financial Advisor

Monique Holt

City of Monroe Police Department

John Homa cropped

John Homa

Clancy & Theys Construction Company

Pink Yorda Profile pic

Yorda Kidane

Digital Tax Advisory LLC

Betsy Lamb


Rob Mays

Sharp Business Systems

Scott Miller

neteffect Technologies

Kevin Phinney

Principal Financial Group

Jonathan Rosenau PE

Rosenau Engineering

Susan Shure Headsot

Susan Shure

Susan Shure Travel

Marie Starnes Headshot

Marie Starnes CPA

Marie Starnes CPA PC

Ada Stevens

SnapHappy Photos

Tiffany Weaver

Turning Point