Meridian Chamber Sep 2023-9026

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

Sean Evans-9016 (1)

Sean Evans - President/CEO

Sean has 29 years of experience in organizational management, marketing, media and nonprofit management. During his career in the media industry, he served as Publisher for newspapers in Oklahoma and Arkansas before moving to Idaho to be Publisher and Vice President of the Idaho Business Review from 2009 to 2014 and also spent time with the Idaho Press and Meridian Press.  Sean served as President/CEO of Junior Achievement of Idaho from 2016 to 2020.

Sean joined the Meridian Chamber in January 2020 and lead the organization during the fastest growing three years in its history.  “Sean understands strong partnerships and how to support our business community, which is a priority for the Chamber. He also is a proven leader who is motivated and driven to lead our Chamber to the next level.” (Cheryl Parker Adams, Chamber Board Chair 2020).

Sean was recognized in 2023 as a CEO of Influence by the Idaho Business Review.  Sean's commitment to the community outside of his day job and it is shown in his board service with Junior Achievement of Idaho, Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Board Development Committee, USGLC’s Idaho Advisory Committee.  Sean currently serves as the Board Chair for the Idaho Chamber Alliance.

Sean and his wife, Amanda, live in Meridian and have two daughters that have graduated from Mountain View High School and both currently attend Boise State University.


Contact Sean at

Office: 208.577.2440

Lauren Garman-8999

Lauren Garman - Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Lauren recently graduated from The College of Idaho, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Her dedication to expanding her knowledge led her to pursue three minors in Communications, Health Performance, and Professional Foundations with a specialization in Finance.

Lauren’s journey to the marketing field began during her internship with Albertsons Company where she gained hands-on experience and developed a solid foundation in marketing strategies. Now, as the face of our social media and marketing efforts, Lauren is ready to support our members in achieving their business goals. We invite you to reach out to Lauren for any marketing-related inquiries or support. She is willing to lend a helping hand!


Contact Lauren at:

Office: 208.577.2444


Andi Van Patten-9009

Andi Burke - Membership and Development Manager

Andi brings with her passion and love for serving people and is excited to share with our member community! A recent real estate agent with previous experience in retail corporate for merchandise buyer and inventory analysis for 15 years.

Andi is excited to bring new members and businesses to the Chamber while giving endless support to our existing members! If you want to learn more about how to become a member, need a connection, or need support from the Chamber, Andi is the person to talk to!


Contact Andi at:

Office: 208.577.2442

Tiffany ODonnell-9004

Tiffany O'Donnell - Office Admin and Event Coordinator

Tiffany O'Donnell is a seasoned Event Coordinator and Office Administrator at the Meridian Chamber of Commerce, boasting over a decade of experience in the event industry.

With a dedication to uniting communities and crafting vibrant atmospheres for diverse audiences, Tiffany is a driving force behind successful gatherings. In recent years, she has delved into the dynamic realm of technology, acquiring a comprehensive understanding of cutting-edge innovations. Her unwavering commitment to streamlining operations, orchestrating remarkable events, and integrating new technologies solidifies her as an invaluable asset to our community and its members.

Feel free to connect with Tiffany anytime to explore exciting possibilities!


Contact Tiffany at:

Office: 208.577.2443