Amory Marple is a native of Hanford California and is passionate about serving her community. She comes with over 20 years experience in exceptional customer service . Her background is in event planning, after obtaining her Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art studying at the Art Institute of Atlanta. In 2015 she began working with the County of Kings as their Office Supervisor for the Human Services Agency and enjoyed developing the professionalism of entry positions and office support staff. All the while she was highly involved with the well known Soroptimist organization and served on their board in capacity of Social Media Chair, Secretary, Vice President, President, Advisor, and Region capacity as Secretary. Her greatest achievement during her presidency was developing the Dream It Be It Program that incorporates working with the younger female youth and discussing many relatable and difficult issues of today's time. Seven years later the program has grown and now partners with Earl F Johnson High School and Hanford West High School.
Amory is a consistent leader with high ethical standards who encourages the voice of others while fostering personal development. She insures efficiency due to her experience assimilated with organized managerial strategies. She is ambitious and excited to serve her community through the Chamber and is dedicated to our mission of encouraging and promoting balanced business for the benefit of our community.
Experience and Recognition
Gisselle Tamayo is our newest Administrative Assistant for the Chamber of Commerce, a young-driven asset to the Chamber who plans to contribute to the dynamic growth and tourism of Hanford, giving back to the city that raised her.
A Central Valley native, she has attended and graduated both West Hills College Lemoore with an A.A. in Social Science and California State University, Fresno with a B.A. in Psychology. Her involvement in event organization in high school laid the foundation for her future interests in event promotion and successes in higher education. During her college career, she performed administrative duties as a Research Study Assistant and fostered client relations as a Teacher's Aide at a local non-profit institution. Upon graduating, she has achieved: President's List over several semesters, the title of Summa Cum Laude, and has become a lifetime member of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology.
Building a professional background that spans from childcare, educational research and now a focus on event planning, Gisselle's affinity for combining both psychology and business will help propel her towards developing her credentials to meet the needs and goals of the Chamber and leave a lasting impact on the community and its local businesses.
President of the Board
Debbie Williams, Valley Strong Credit Union
Vice-President of the Board
Randy Mauge, Oh So Clean Carwash
Gabriela Rodriguez, Kings Partnership for Prevention
Dolores Santos, Windgate Apartment Homes
Jay Rubalcava, People's Funeral Home
John Umscheid, The Law Offices of John Umscheid
Carole Farris, Hanford Soup Kitchen
Cecilia Gonzales, CVM Tax & Notary Services
Linda Carter-Stephens, Linda Carter Insurance Services
Michelle Brown, Main Street Hanford
Jack Schwartz, Carnegie Museum of Kings County