• About Us

  • Mission Statement

    The Centerville-Rathbun Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, located in Centerville, IA,  is an action-oriented, volunteer organization of individuals and businesses working together to advance economic growth and promote and preserve the community assets and a positive business climate.



    Member Services and Promotion    Provide benefits to our members and provide opportunities for our members to promote their businesses.  

    Chamber Development    Maintain the Chambers image in the community with emphasis on retention, recruitment and services. 

    Government Relations and Advocacy    Establish and maintain a rapport with local, state and national elected officials.   Advocate for issues that are important to the Centerville- Rathbun Lake area.  

    Tourism Promotion    Bring visitors to the Centerville-Rathbun Lake Area  

    Community Enhancement, Appreciation, and Cooperation    Work with other community entities to facilitate beautification and enhancement efforts and assist other organizations in achieving goals


    Board Members

    President, David Welder
    Centerville, IA
    Vice President, Jeri Pershy
    Hy Vee, Wine & Spirits
    Centerville, IA 
    Treasurer, Brett Mihalovich 
    U.S. Bank
    Centerville, IA
    Geoff Cowan
    C&C Machining
    Centerville, IA 
    Ed Cox
    Osborn Milani Mitchell & Goedken, LLP
    Centerville, IA
    Matt Dzak
    Community Health Centers of SE Iowa
    Centerville, IA
    Becky Evers
    American Family Insurance
    Centerville, IA 
    Dustin Harvey
    Iowa Trust & Savings Bank
    Centerville, IA
    Mike O'Connor
    Iowa Trust
    Centerville, IA
    Stacy Walker
    Gypsy Quarter
    Centerville, IA 
    Ashley Whisler
    Cook Insurance/Sales & Associates
    Centerville, IA


    Natalie Close, Executive Director

    Christina Laurson, Office Manager