The Chamber has assembled a dedicated team to meet the needs of the organization and to deliver support to our membership. It is our mission to promote economic growth and prosperity for Mason County, which can only be done by providing exceptional service to our membership and community. Our team is at your service. Let us know what we can do to assist you.


Kathryn Maclean, President/CEO 

Kathy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Michigan State University. She was the managing partner of a local restaurant for 8 years and has extensive background in sales and management. She has been in our community for more than 20 years and with the Chamber since 2007.        


Brandy H. Miller, Vice President                                                                                                                        

Brandy obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations & Advertising from Grand Valley State University. She has an extensive background in communications, strategic marketing, event planning and working in the community. She was born and raised in Ludington and proud to call it home.


Kristen Smith, Communication & Event Coordinator

Kristen obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Grand Valley State University. She has a background in writing and editing and has worked as a journalist in the local area. Kristen has also served as an elementary teacher for 10 years.  She has lived in the community for over 20 years.


Polly Myer, Finance & Membership Services

Polly holds an Associate’s Degree in Secretarial Science, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Baker College.  She was born and raised in Mason County, where her family owned a business for 56 years. Polly has been with the Chamber since 2008.


Thomas Hinman, Talent & Entrepreneur Development Coordinator

Tom graduated from Ludington High School in 2006, and West Shore Community College in 2008, Tom then went on to graduate from Ferris State University with a bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. Upon graduating he worked in a number of different commercial and noncommercial food establishments, along with working in the third wave coffee industry in Ann Arbor. He is looking forward to being a part of and helping grow this community.


Maddison Tongue, Administrative & Office Coordinator

Maddison obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Interpersonal Communication from Western Michigan University.  Maddison is a native of Grand Rapids but a lover of the lakeshore and Northern Michigan. She has a diverse background with experience in administration, higher education administration and coordination.


Kathy Fisher, Volunteer and Welcome Center Coordinator

Kathy helps staff our volunteer welcome center, secures volunteers for various Chamber events, and coordinates the distribution of member brochures and material for our visitors.  Kathy has lived in the Ludington area her entire life and she has been with the Chamber since 2006.