Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce


Our committees are made up of dedicated volunteers who are passionate about making a positive impact on the local business community. Each committee has a specific focus, and works tirelessly to achieve its goals.

By joining a committee, members have the opportunity to network with other business professionals, gain valuable experience in their field, and make a real difference in the community. Whether you are a seasoned business owner or just starting out, there is a committee that is right for you.

So if you are looking to get involved and make a difference in the Perdido Key business community, consider joining one of the Perdido Key Chamber of Commerce committees today. Together, we can work towards a brighter future for all businesses in the area.

Ambassadors of the Key

The Ambassador committee team’s primary focus is recruiting new members and retaining current members through education and mentorship as well as volunteering to assist with Chamber hosted events.


Curtis Cantrell

SouthTel, Inc

Dean Wood

Columbia Southern University

Primary Goals and Activities:


  • Growing the core member base of our Chamber.
  • Educate and share member benefits by hosting membership drives and campaigns.
  • Recruit and educate current and new members about member benefits and business opportunities through onboarding mentorship/adopt a member.
  • Participate in member retention quarterly check-in campaigns.
  • Attend and assist chamber-hosted events such as ribbon cuttings and chamber-hosted events.
  • Promote Chamber events through social media and other networking channels.

Meeting Time

Third Friday of each month
12:00 pm
Location varies each month

Business Development

The Business Development Committe works in partnership with our local leadership, public entities, and nonprofits to support the community as a whole. Advocating for the vitality of the local business, preserving the quality of life, and campaigning for safety. All helping to achieve the goal of community development.


Steve Kerr

Community Bank

Allen Bizzell

Holiday Harbor & Sunset Grille

Primary Goals and Activities:


  • Advocate and create meaningful connections for the growing business ecosystem.
  • Keep a consistent dialogue with our local leaders regarding taxes, infrastructure, education, and workforce development.
  • Assist and ensure in the Perdido Key Master Plan Progression.
  • Advocate for safety including better crosswalks and the development of the Multi-Use Path.
  • Support the core member base of our Chamber.
  • Provide educational benefits by hosting workforce training and networking opportunities

Meeting Time

Third Wednesday of each month
8:30 am
PKCOC Conference Room

Military Appreciation

 The Military Appreciation committee focuses on inclusion, appreciation, and giving back to those who have served.  We work to make the Perdido Key Area a desirable community for military families to live, work, and play. As the Cradle of Naval Aviation since 1913, our economy relies heavily on military members and their families within our community.


Erin Wilmer

Wilmer Financial Group

Primary Goals and Activities:

  • Bridge the Gap between military families and the local business community by providing resources to incoming families.
  • Assist veteran entrepreneurs.
  • Educate the community on the importance of the military history of the Perdido Area.
  • Support, empower and appreciate the military veterans and their families through events.


Wreaths Across America
Rosamond Johnson Day
Military Appreciation Month
Veterans Day Memorial

Meeting Time

Last Tuesday of each month
4:30 pm
PKCOC Conference Room

Women Mean Business

Our mission is to empower women by sharing professional experiences, collaborating in business relationships, and promoting community service.


Jennifer Richardson

Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon

Contessia Gibson

Jaco’s of Perdido


Primary Goals and Activities:


  • Meet people one-on-one and pass out business cards or information about their business
  • Introduce themselves and share what product or service your business provides.
  • Enjoy featured speaker’s presentation on women specifc topics

Meeting Time

Quarterly Meetings
Location Varies

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