From April 22 through August 12, we will be recognizing each one of our Ambassadors on Fridays! Learn more about this highly visible public relations team and how they are responsible for engaging, encouraging, nurturing, and expanding relationships on behalf of The Chamber.
We are thrilled to start this series with a first time Ambassador, Sarah Stamey!
Sarah is an Aging Specialist at the Area Agency on Aging with the Western Piedmont Council of Governments (WPCOG) in Hickory, NC. For the past seven years, she has worked on behalf of older adults and their caregivers in the region in the areas of health promotion, program development, advocacy, and quality assurance and information brokerage.
Sarah has a Masters in Human Services from Walden University and has been married for four years and has two fur children. She is also a caregiver for her grandmother who has dementia. Read on as we learn more about Sarah, in her own words.
Why did you apply to become an Ambassador?
To learn more about business in Catawba County and to foster partnerships with government, non-profit, and for-profit leaders, so that we can support one another.
What are you looking forward to most about being an Ambassador?
Collaboration and fostering productive and proactive partnerships among various businesses in the community. I’m looking forward to develop business relationships that develop into friendships.
What is your favorite Chamber event?
This is my first year, but I’m looking forward to the Women’s Leadership Conference and Business in the Ballpark.
Tell us about a special connection you have made as a result of being a Chamber partner!
I have made special connections with emerging female leaders! It’s always exciting to see women doing BIG things!
Favorite restaurant in Catawba County? Mas Amor Cantina
What are you currently reading? Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich
Favorite TV show to binge? Law and Order SVU
Favorite way to spend $100? on Jeep mods
How many siblings do you have? 7