About The Chamber
About The Chamber
Established in 1933, the Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County is a 501 (C) 6, not-for-profit organization, which exists to support its members and the business environment by fostering economic and community development initiatives to improve the quality of life in Harrison County. The COVID-19 small business recovery loan, broadband readiness and infrastructure deployment planning, Bi-Centennial Park development collaboration, networking events and small business recognition are a few initiatives the Chamber has engaged in to make our community a great place to live, work, play and visit.
Growing your business and Harrison County together is our value proposition and we take it seriously. By providing a strong voice to represent our businesses; sharing market and community information to guide our businesses’ strategic growth; and providing resources for your employees’ growth and business training, the Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County is creating the connections that your business needs to succeed.
The volunteer Board of Directors is made up from the membership and one appointment each from the Town of Corydon, Harrison County Commissioners, Harrison County Council, school corporation representative and the Harrison County Economic Development Corporation, and oversees the operations of the Chamber. Through a strategic planning process the leadership develops a mission, vision and strategic initiatives to guide the Chamber’s activities and programs. Working with the board of directors, the staff drives the actions of the Chamber and carries out the framework created by the membership and leadership.
Meet Lisa Long
President of The Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County
Lisa earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a major in Human Resources Management from Central Michigan University. In 2011, she completed her Master of Science Management degree with a focus on Strategic Management through Indiana Wesleyan University. After working in human resources management for four years, Lisa changed careers and spent six and a half years as a United States congressional staff member serving Representatives’ Ed Pease, Brian Kerns and John Hostettler. Immediately prior to joining the Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County, as President, Lisa served as Director of Public Policy and Research for the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce. In June of 2013, Lisa completed professional certification at the Institute of Organizational Management. Institute for Organization Management is the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
Meet Sallie Carter
Office Manager of The Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County
Sallie has been the Membership and Executive Coordinator for the Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County and the Harrison County Economic Development Corporation since 2016. She earned her degree in Journalism from Indiana University Southeast. In addition Sallie brings over 10 years’ experience in the insurance industry.
Sallie and her husband Jerry reside in Corydon. She considers her greatest blessing and accomplishment her 3 children, Brandon, Dillon and Kristen. Brandon and his wife Amy live in Taylor Mill, Kentucky and Dillon and Kristen are both attending college. Sallie and her family are members at Pfrimmer’s Chapel and involved in the Emmaus community.
Connecting the Community
Growing Your Business and Harrison County Together
Our Strategic Objectives