Our Staff Includes:

Latonya Brock
Executive Director

Latonya was hired as the Executive Director of the Chamber in September 2017.  She was originally hired as the Chamber’s Membership Manager in Feb 2016.  Latonya moved here from Indianapolis, IN.  Prior to Chamber work, she was in the financial industry for 22 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies from Indiana Wesleyan University.  She is married to Jebora Brock. Together the couple has one adult son, two adult daughters, a teenage son, and 6 grandchildren.

Alta King
Communications Specialist

Alta has been the communications specialist for the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce since April 2014. She publishes two weekly and three monthly e-newsletters, sells advertising, develops marketing plans for Chamber programs and events, photographs Chamber events, and more. Alta earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Eastern Illinois University and a certification in nonprofit management from John Wood Community College.

Melissa Hess
Member Services Coordinator

Melissa joined the team in November 2016 as the Member Services Coordinator.  She oversees the men and women’s networking groups, the Young Professionals, coordinates the annual Dogwood Parade and the Chamber Directory.  Before joining the Chamber crew Melissa was a small business owner in Quincy for 12+ years. She enjoys volunteering in the community and helped facilitate the first annual Super Kids Soapbox Derby Race for special needs kids as a Breakfast Optimist.