Leadership and Staff


Joel Smythe, Executive Director


169 W. High Street
Mount Gilead, OH 43338

Mailing Address:

PO Box 174
Mount Gilead, OH 43338

Phone: (419) 946-2821

E-mail: morrowcountychamber@gmail.com

Board of Directors:

The governing body is the Board which consists of 9-15 persons elected by the membership. The Board is responsible for establishing policies and priorities for the Chamber of Commerce.


The working structure consists of several committees, made up of Board Members and Chamber Members, directed by the Executive Director.

Morrow County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors


LeAnne Gompf, Past President
Gompf Funeral Services
Term ends 12/2021

Chris Conant, President
Century 21 Gold Standard Realty
Term ends 12/2020

Carol Lessick, Vice President
Morrow Home Team / RETP
Term ends 12/2021

Georgean Schmidt, Treasurer
Supporting Strategies Central Ohio
Term ends 12/2022

Erin Kelty
USBank, Marengo
Term ends 12/2021


Mindy Groves
Lubrication Specialties, Inc.
Term ends 12/2020

Brenda Harden
Friend of the Chamber / Retired Morrow County Job and Family Services
Term ends 12/2022

Michael Patterson
Morrow County Hospital OhioHealth
Term ends 12/2022

Casey Pollock
Cardington Yutaka Technologies
Term ends 12/2020

Nick Newman
Essentra Pharmacy
Term ends 12/2020

Matt Farrell
Friend of the Chamber
Term ends 12/2021

Brandon Hayes
First Knox National Bank
Term ends 12/2021

Amber Moreland
Consolidated Cooperative
Term ends 12/2022

Darlene VanOrder
Fathom Realty
Term ends 12/2020