About the Chamber
Our mission is to create and strengthen partnerships that will advance a strong business environment. The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce is guided by a part-time CEO and volunteer board of directors. Please contact these community leaders to learn more about the chamber and to participate in our activities.
Paula Scott became half-time CEO of the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce in October 2017.
Scott has a degree in Communication from the University of Michigan. She grew up in Livonia, Michigan and moved to Ohio with her husband Rob in 1994. They moved to Bluffton in 1999.
In March 2019, Scott also became the half-time Executive Director of the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs.
Scott has been a chamber member since 2010. She is board member of the Swiss Community Historical Society, a member of Transition Bluffton, and provides volunteer support for the Ride to Remember.
OFFICE HOURS: Monday 1-3 p.m., Tuesday 9-11 a.m., Thursday 1-3 p.m., Friday 9-11 a.m.
Farmers Market Manager
Board of Directors
Mandy Gerken-Snyder, president
Tony Pinks, secretary
Ryan Brauen, treasurer
Greg Probst began managing the Bluffton Farmers Market in 2016. He owns Probst Family Farm and produces pastured-raised meat, poultry and eggs, as well as maple syrup. The farm has been in Greg's family since 1897 and is listed on the Ohio Century Farm registry.
Probst is a member of the Bluffton Fire Department and EMS.
Phil Zimmerly rings the Town Hall bell–what a great sound!