Our Mission

The mission of the Chamber is to promote, support, and enhance the economic climate in Bucyrus and the surrounding area while fostering positive connections among members of the local business community.

Review our full Guiding Principles, including Strategic Objectives and Values.

We Support Our Members

We believe it is vital to ensure that the Chamber is a member-oriented entity. The Chamber exists to support our members, to provide valuable resources, and to create an environment that boosts area businesses.

We Support Our Community

The Chamber’s engagement in the local community is vital to our success. The community must thrive in order for businesses to succeed.

We Provide Service to Others

The Chamber works to embody a spirit of service to others through volunteerism and helping others in the community.

Board of Directors

Veronica Hildreth

FC Bank



Steve Ritzhaupt 

Edward Jones

James Patrick

Bucyrus Copper Kettle Works

Jody Spiegel

Park National Bank

Kelli Patterson

City of Bucyrus

Shellie Burgin  

Avita Health System

Charity Coffman  

Ohio Health

Greg Nickoli  

Pioneer Career & Technology Center

Chamber Staff

Averee Richardson

Executive Director

Rebecca Chapman

Office Manager


Chamber Pivotal Partners

Website photos courtesy of Reva Davis Photography, Arkphotodesign and Crawford County Aerial Photography.