• Board of Directors

    The government of the Albia Area Chamber of Commerce, the direction of its work, and the control of its property is vested in Board of Directors of 12 members including 5 officers. The board of directors meets monthly to discuss the direction of the chamber and community involvement.

    Laura Teno, Executive Director, Albia Area Chamber of Commerce, 641.932.5108, albiachamber@albiachamber.org -  Laura is a native of Albia, graduating from Albia Community High School in 1994 and Indian Hills Community College in 1996 from Computer Systems/Networks.  Laura and her husband, Mark, returned to Albia in 2011 with their 3 children; Max, Megan & Morgan.  Laura is an active volunteer in the community as a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, CCD teacher, Altar & Rosary Society; Albia Community School District Technology Advisory Board, classroom volunteer; Albia Rotary Club; Albia Trails Committee and Monroe County Health Care Foundation.

    Ryan Ammons, United Country-Hawkeye Farm Management, 641.932.7796, ryan@uciowa.com -  Ryan is a native of Albia. He graduated from Albia High School in 2004.  He graduated Iowa State University in 2012 with a degree in Business Management.  In November 2012, he joined his father and brother at Hawkeye Farm Mgmt. Ryan has been in the Iowa Air National Guard since 2003.  He is currently a member of the
    American Legion, Albia Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Monroe County Hospital
    Foundation Board. 

    Cindy Cronin, First Iowa State Bank, 641.932.2144, ccronin@firstiowastatebank.com - Cindy Cronin graduated from Albia High School in 1999.  She received her Business Administration degree from AIB College of Business in 2002 and started her banking career at Wells Fargo Bank in Ankeny where she held several different positions.   Cindy married James Cronin in 2003 and moved back to Albia.  She started working at First Iowa State Bank in August of 2006 in the bookkeeping department and is currently a Loan Specialist.  Cindy has two girls, Makenna 9 and Addyson 6.   She is a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and St. Mary’s Alter Rosary.  She has been active in the community coaching T-Ball, Little League Softball, Girl Scout Leader, and a member of the Fair Queen Committee.

    Heather Anderson, Peoples State Bank, 641.932.7887, handerson@peoplesiowa.com - Heather is a native of Albia and 1994 graduate of Albia Community High School. She attended Creighton University and graduated in 1998 with a degree in Psychology. Heather and her husband, Bion, returned to Albia in 2015 when Heather began employment with Peoples State Bank as the Marketing Director. Heather is an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church; volunteering as President of Altar & Rosary and Co-Chair of the Election Day Dinner. She is actively involved with the Welcome Home Solider Monument, Victorian Stroll Committee, Shoppes of Victorian Albia, Albia Trails Committee, the Prosper Committee, and volunteers to assist with school projects.


    Kay Spieler, Mossy Oak Properties, 641.932.1234, kspieler@mossyoakproperties.com - Kay, a native of Southern Iowa returned to Monroe County in 2012 and lives in Lovilia with her husband Mike and youngest son. Mike and Kay have four children and two grandchildren.  Kay is a graduate of Ft. Madison High School and the Iowa School of Banking. She also attended Southeastern Community College.  She joined Mossy Oak Properties - Albia in May 2013 in the position of Office Manager before getting her Real Estate license in 2015. Previously she had worked in the banking industry for 25 years with 19 years in a management position. 

    She has spent many years volunteering for events that benefited people with disabilities. She is currently involved with her church council as council president. She is serving on the Hope Haven Area Development Center, Burlington Board of Directors for the last 5 years and is currently the board treasurer.  She is a member of Lovilia Parks, Community Development, and Fall Festival committees and also a member of the Monroe County Hospital Auxiliary.


    Kaytlyn Waters-  Kaytlyn is a native of Albia, graduating from Albia Community High School in 2011 and Kaplan University in 2015 with a degree in Human Services. Kaytlyn.  Kaytlyn's husband Riley, and six year old son Kayden enjoy traveling and doing anything outdoors. She is an active member of The Gate Community Church and their annual Victorian Stroll Christmas Shoppe, Albia Rotary Club, and The Animal Rescue League of Iowa as an advocate for bully breeds.


    Kim Wilson, Homestead Assisted Living, 641.932.2102, k.wilson@homesteadofalbia.com - Kim is a graduate of Albia High School Class of 2000. She graduated from Indian Hills Community College for Associate Degree Nursing. She has worked in Healthcare for 18 years.  She is currently the Executive Director at Homestead Assisted Living. Kim lives in Albia with her husband George and their 2 children, Cole and Grant. George has worked for Rubel Roofing Company for 13 years serving Monroe County and the surrounding area. Kim is a member of the Albia Rotary and the Trinity United Methodist Church.

    Stephanie Williams, Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, 641.932.1756, swilliams@mchalbia.com –  Originally from Fruitland, IA, Stephanie moved to Albia in 2012. Her husband, Brandon, is a native of Albia. Stephanie graduated from Louisa-Muscatine High School and Muscatine Community College. After graduating from Muscatine Community College, she furthered her education at Iowa Wesleyan University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Human Resources and Management.  Stephanie has worked for Monroe County Hospital since 2014. She started out as a Patient Service Representative in the Medical Clinic and was promoted to Human Resources Generalist/Payroll Administrator in 2015. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family, camping, and boating.   


    Wes Aschelman, State Farm, 641.932.7950, wes.aeschliman.exif@statefarm.com -    Wes was born and raised in Davis County, IA and graduated from Davis County High in 2004. He received a finance degree, risk management & insurance certificate, and was a three year letter winner in football at the University of Iowa.   Wes started working in real estate after college and then got in to sales at Eastern Iowa Tire.  Wes just took over the local State Farm Agency on the Northwest corner of the square in Albia and is thankful for the amazing Albia Community.  Wes is also a member of the Albia Rotary Club.   Wes resides in rural Davis County with his wife, Randell, and three sons, Oliver, Tobias, and Rory.  Randell teaches at a private preschool in Bloomfield.  The family likes to spend their time fishing, playing, and enjoying life.


    Brent Yager, Hy-Vee

    Adam Mick, Benton Place Apartments

    Anna Kerber, Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative

    Allyson Ryan-Haberman, United Country - Hawkeye Farm Management