Meridian Chamber of Commerce - Staff

Our staff is here to serve and promote our member businesses and our community. Please reach out to us if you need assistance!

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Richard Bonney - Chief Executive Officer

Richard Bonney joined the Meridian Chamber as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in November 2017. Richard was formerly the Membership and Communications Director for the Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce responsible for advertising/marketing, social media, website and other publications. He was responsible for member recruitment and retention; he also worked with the Idaho Falls Convention and Visitor Bureau. More recently Richard was the East Idaho Director of the Idaho Associated General Contractors. He comes with varied experience and knowledge in member recruitment and retention, as well as proven success in strategic planning, advertising/marketing, business development, Board relations and organizational leadership. Richard received his Bachelor's degree in Communications from Utah Valley University.

Reach Rich directly at 888.2817

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Valerie Garrett - Membership Director

Valerie Garrett is the Meridian Chamber of Commerce new Membership Director.  She and her husband Chad relocated to Meridian from the Portland, OR area in 2017.  Valerie brings varied experience and knowledge in business development and has a passion for the purpose and value of local business Chambers.  She was formerly the Membership Director at the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce responsible for member recruitment/retention, marketing and advertising as well as event management.  She is looking forward to working with the community of Meridian to further support and grow the Chamber businesses and is happy to call Meridian, Idaho home.

Reach Valerie directly at 577.2441

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Stephanie Marshall - Programs and Events Director

Stephanie Marshall is the Meridian Chamber of Commerce Program and Events Director. Stephanie is an Idaho native and Eagle High School graduate. Stephanie graduated with a degree in Business Administration with a Marketing emphasis from Dixie State University in St. George, UT.  You can find Stephanie any weekend hiking the trails throughout the valley with her Chocolate Labradoodle, Harley.

Contact Stephanie at 208.577.2441


Michelle Leverett - Office Administrator

Michelle keeps the Meridian Chamber office organized and running smoothly, assisting both members and staff with accounts, events, and phone reception.  Greeting visitors to the Chamber office and providing information about the Meridian area to folks looking to relocate or vacationing in the area is also a part of the job she enjoys.

Reach Michelle directly at (208) 577-2443 

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