Sonoma Chamber Radio Hour
11am - 12pm
host: Mark Bodenhamer, Carmen Buffington
Mark Bodenhamer, Sonoma Chamber CEO, is passionate about helping businesses succeed. A native of Santa Rosa, Mark has served in a variety of roles with Chambers of Commerce and other non-profit membership organizations across California. He is graduate of the US Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Institute for Organizational Management’ program. Most recently, Mark served as President & CEO of the San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce. Carmen Buffington is the Director of Business Services. Though originally from North Carolina, Carmen joins us in Sonoma by way of ‘The Windy City’ of Chicago. She worked at a Chamber in Chicago, and has 10 years of experience as an entrepreneur. The Sonoma Valley Chamber Chat will focus on the businesses, nonprofit organizations and ongoing events in and around the city of Sonoma. We will offer resources available to entrepreneurs to start or grow their business. We’ll feature local business owners, community leaders and supporters of small business initiatives. The Sonoma Chamber is a pro-active partnership of businesses, approximately 400 strong, dedicated to promoting a favorable business climate, supporting member companies and providing business leadership throughout the Valley. We serve as a collective voice for business where and when it matters.