James Lippens is President and co-owner of Payroll Vault with his loving wife Jami Lippens, who serves as Chief Operating Office. Prior to embarking on his entrepreneurial journey, James spent 10 years in the software industry as a Business Analyst working with small and large companies to design effective web-based payroll solutions. James is a graduate of Washtenaw Technical Middle College (currently ranked as the 7th best high school in the nation) where he earned an Associate’s Degree in general studies before attending Eastern Michigan University where he earned a BBA and MSA in Accounting. As a proud Dexter resident and Dreadnaught parent James looks forward to the opportunity of helping the Dexter Chamber of Commerce to lead our city and business community forward to a fruitful and successful future
Quaila began working for LaFontaine Automotive in February 2012 as Business Marketing Coordinator. My position allows me to head events and sponsorships within our dealerships located in Ann Arbor, Dexter, Lansing, and Saline. Working with local organization and various chambers lets me connect with many people and business within the Washtenaw County. My vision for the Dexter Chamber is to help it grow and help our chamber members connect.
Kim Covert is the Community Education Director and the Director of Jenkins Early Childhood Learning Center for Dexter Community Schools. Kim is married to Tom and they have 4 children. She is active in the Luminaria Committee and has served as the secretary to the board before being elected president. Kim plans to spend this year getting "back to basics" with Chamber services and functions. She looks forward to hearing from the membership on how the Chamber can better serve them. - See more at: http://www.dexterchamber.org/board-members.html#sthash.2IblOK9R.dpuf
Chuck Colby is the Director of Marketing and Development at The Encore Theatre an a founding member of the popular singing group THREE MEN and a TENOR, which marked their 25th Anniversary in January of 2017. He has lived in Dexter since 1993. Chuck schedules the Dexter Chamber's weekly segment on the Lucy Ann Lance show.