New chamber staff members fill out expertise for members
Let us introduce you to a few members of the RCC staff who have joined within the past year.
Events Manager Mallory Crumb is a Dallas native and studied hotel and restaurant administration at Oklahoma State University. She has been working in the event industry for 10 years with Gleneagles Country Club, NYLO Hotels and Two Sisters Catering. Outside the office, she loves spending time with husband, Jake; puppy, Mia; and new daughter, Charley.
Luciana Arteaga-Nemtala is the marketing manager for the Richardson Economic Development Partnership (REDP). She markets the city as the top location for businesses and for young professionals to live, play, and work. Luciana attended the University of Texas at Dallas, where she majored in economics and minored in international political economics. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, learning new languages and taking her three dogs-- Mia, Brooks and Sol--on walks and to the park.
Shannon Skripka, events manager, helps organize, market and execute economic development-related chamber events and handles special projects for the Richardson Economic Development Partnership. Prior to working at the chamber, she lived several years in Italy where she worked for Texas Instruments-Italy in international procurement. She is a graduate of UT Dallas.
Michelle McCandless, manager of accounting and HR, is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. Michelle has more than 15 years of experience in accounting and serves as a member of the chamber’s Budget & Finance Committee. In her time away from the office, she enjoys gardening, spending time with both her family and her animals--especially Llamadeus, that crazy llama, who does a great job protecting the goats.
Beth Kolman holds a close relationship with Richardson and is aptly qualified to recruit companies as economic development director. Beth has worked in Richardson most of her career including positions at the Richardson Independent School District, Nortel, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and most recently, Cisco. She has also lived in Richardson for 20 years, is a graduate of Leadership Richardson and has represented her employers on the chamber board and executive committee.
Read more about Chamber staff here.