• We are Happy to Serve South County Businesses.
  • Our 2020 Board of Directors

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    Tony Goetz

    Chairperson

    Tony Goetz is the owner of The Casitas in Arroyo Grande, a luxury bed and breakfast and wedding/event venue (The Casitas Estate) in the beautiful wine country of Arroyo Grande. He is a graduate of Whittier College with a B.A. in Business Administration. He has served as Vice President of Western Region for R.L. Polk & Co., now IHS Markit. Tony led a team of sales and IT professionals servicing the information and analytical needs of the U.S. headquarter offices of Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Hyundai, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Suzuki, Kia, and Isuzu. He worked as a Client Executive, Acxiom Corporation and worked with West Coast-based auto manufacturers to enhance customer databases, client communication processes, and resolve technology process issues.‚Äč Tony and his wife, Pat Goetz, have three children, David Goetz, (firefighter for Monterey Park), Ryan Goetz, Stanford Class of 2009 and Client Executive in New York, and Jennifer Goetz, Dr. of Physical Therapy at Children’s Hospital of Orange County.

     

     

     

  • Erika Bylund

    Vice Chairperson

    Erika Bylund is the President and Founder of Point Sur Advisors. She graduated with a B.A. in Geology from Pomona College, Claremont and obtained her MBA from the Orfalea College of Business at CalPoly San Luis Obispo. Prior to co-founding Point Sur Advisors in 2016, she was Vice President at an independent wealth management firm where she managed qualified plans. Her primary role was compliance monitoring, plan maintenance and participant education. She was also responsible for insurance case design, portfolio management, and advanced planning strategies for the firm's individual clients. Erika serves on the finance committee for the French Hospital Foundation and is co-chair for the Foundation's Annual Gala. She also devotes time as a guest speaker for Cal Poly's finance club and Elite College Planning & Prep's financial aid workshops. She enjoys mentoring high school and college students who are interested in pursuing careers in financial services.

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    Nicole Moore

    Secretary

    Nicole Moore is the Director of Sales & Marketing at SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel in Pismo Beach. For eight years, she has worked at the hotel and her current responsibilities include sales, marketing, and revenue management. Nicole is a recipient of the Excellence in Hospitality Award from the California Lodging Industry Association. She is also a graduate of Leadership SLO, a countywide leadership development program.

    In her recreation time, Nicole enjoys hiking, kayaking, spending time outdoors, yoga, meditation, gardening, and cooking. She also likes to read and learn new things. Nicole lives in Grover Beach and has a rescue dog named Roscoe.

  • Jeff Chambers

    Treasurer

    Jeff Chambers is the store manager of Tommy Hilfiger in Pismo Beach.

  • Eric Daniels

    Director

    Eric Daniels leads PG&E's public affairs and government relations, activities, and strategies in San Benito, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara Counties. His role is to partner with cities and counties, community-based organizations, and environmental and business organizations to enhance customer loyalty, environmental leadership, community engagement, and corporate goodwill. Prior to coming to PG&E, Eric worked as an advocate for the aerospace industry in Sacramento, Washington, D.C., and internationally. Before that he served as a staff member to numerous local, elected officials in Sacramento and Washington, D.C.

  • Mike Specchierla


    Director

    Mike Specchierla is the Executive Director of Career & Technical Education at the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education (SLOCOE).
     

  • Lynne Schlenker

    Director

    Lynne Schlenker is the owner of The Great American Melodrama along with her husband, John. She has lived on the Central Coast for over 50 years and raised four children here. Over the years, she has been involved in many community and youth organizations and is dedicated to contribute to our wonderful Central Coast businesses and families.  

     

  • Mary Gardner

    Director

    Mary Gardner is the Marketing & Community Relations Manager for SLO Regional Transit Authority and South County Transit. She graduated from UCSB and has had a career in marketing and newspaper publishing. Mary was interested in becoming a member of this Board because she is pleased to see how much this Chamber is growing and improving and wanted to be a part of this evolution. When she is not working, Mary likes to spend time with her family and friends and enjoys the lifestyle of living on the Central Coast.  

     

  • Shari Barnhart

    Director

    Shari Barnhart is the Vice President and Branch Manager for Mechanics Bank in Arroyo Grande. After being a business owner and entrepreneur for 20 years, and performing voiceovers for radio and TV, Shari has worked in banking for the past 12 years with positions in Operations, Business Banking, and Management. She is Mom to her 27-year-old son, Nathanael. Faith and family are most important to her, and she enjoys playing piano and singing. She is an avid baseball fan. She served as a Chamber Ambassador for two years and sits on the Board of Directors for Leadership South County and Dove Ministries.

  • Rudy Stowell

    Director

    Rudy and his wife, Kat, own and operate Pure Bliss Spa in Nipomo. They have been in the day spa business for over 15 years. Both of them are very active in community service and serve on several boards.

  • Jill Quint

    Director

    Jill Quint is the founder, co-owner, and Chief Financial Officer of Quintessa Coffee Roasters in Oceano. She has almost 15 years of experience in various parts of the accounting industry. She graduated from Cal Poly, SLO with a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. After graduating she began a career in public accounting in Seattle. Jill went on to receive her Masters of Professional Accounting from the University of Washington, Foster School of Business and her CPA license through the state of Washington. After almost seven years in public accounting, she left her career to focus on being a mama to her five kids, Jack, Ella, Oliver, Elliott, and Finley. Since moving back to the Central Coast in 2018, Jill and her husband Jack have moved into entrepreneurship. They opened the doors to Quintessa Coffee Roasters in 2019 and have loved the change from public accounting to small business owners.

  • Ken Dalebout

    Director

    Ken Dalebout serves as the Chief Administrative Officer for Arroyo Grande Community Hospital where he oversees the strategic development of the hospital. He has more than 20 years of experience in the health care industry. Ken holds a Master's degree in Business Administration and Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Utah. He enjoys his time on the Central Coast biking, running, swimming, and spending time with his family.   

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    Ty Ortiz

    Director

    Central Coast Party Factory

  • Frank Schiro

    Director

    Mason Bar and Kitchen
    Rooster Creek Tavern

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    Jake Barnick

    Director

    Kautz Chevron in Grover Beach