CDCC Staff

President

Judy Diogo

  1. Talk to me to… find out who and how to connect with other businesses.
  2. My favorite quote is… “What would you do if you knew you could not fail!”
  3. If I could live in any sitcom, it would be? Friends
  4. If I had one extra hour of free time a day, I would… visit more CDCC members.
  5. In one word I am… Dedicated!
  6. Working at the CDCC, I’ve learned… that by working together we can accomplish great things!

Executive Assistant / Director of Special Events

Cristal R. Brenneman

  1. Talk to me about… how the Chamber can help you & your business, any of the CDCC’s 70+ events and programs, and the Military Affairs Committee.
  2. My favorite quote is… “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney
  3. If I could live in any sitcom, it would be? “Gilmore Girls”
  4. If I had one extra hour of free time a day, I would… read a book (and not one on my Kindle).
  5. In one word I am…. dependable.
  6. Working at the CDCC, I’ve learned… what a truly amazing group of people live in this community!

Director of LCD & Membership Services

Heather A. McTheny

  1. Talk to me about… what I can do to help you navigate through the CDCC, our team, our website, and anything related to the Chamber of Commerce.
  2. My favorite quote is… “One life on this earth is all we get, whether it is enough or not enough, and the obvious conclusion would seem to be that at the very least we are fools if we do not live it as fully and bravely and beautifully as we can.” – Frederick Buechner
  3. If I could live in any sitcom, it would be? Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
  4. If I had one extra hour of free time a day, I would… soak up the sun out on our boat in the Chesapeake Bay.
  5. In one word I am…. Vivacious.
  6. Working at the CDCC, I’ve learned… the importance and power of working with a strong, dedicated, and lively team and our community.

Director of Marketing & Communications

Dina C. Vendetti

  1. Talk to me to learn more about…what’s happening! …at the Chamber, in the community, and where to go to be in the know.
  2. My favorite quote is… “Don’t worry that the world will end today – it’s already tomorrow in Australia!”  – Charles Schultz
  3. If I could live in any sitcom, it would be? “Cheers”
  4. If I had one extra hour of free time a day, I would… pick something from my garden, go to my kitchen, and cook something delicious!
  5. In one word I am… Italian!
  6. Working at the CDCC, I’ve learned… even more reasons why I love my hometown!

Administrative Assistant

Cheryl P. Whitney

  1. Talk to me about… how I can help you connect with one of my team members, explain what the CDCC has to offer, or help you register for an upcoming event.
  2. My favorite quote is… “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss
  3. If I could live in any sitcom, it would be? “Cheers” -where everybody knows your name.
  4. If I had one extra hour of free time a day, I would… spend more time with my family and friends.
  5. In one word I am…. ambitious.
  6. Working at the CDCC, I’ve learned… team work is how the impossible gets accomplished. No task is too small or too big.

Assistant for Special Events & Sponsorships

Cindy Friese

  1. Talk to me about… our special events and sponsorships.
  2. My favorite quote is… “Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.” – Tony Robbins
  3. If I could live in any sitcom, it would be… “Gilmore Girls.”
  4. If I had one extra hour of free time a day, I would… spend it with my grand daughters.
  5. In one word I am… ambitious.
  6. Working at the CDCC, I’ve learned…that the community support and the CDCC team is one of the best I have ever worked with!

Membership Retention Specialist

Taylor R. Bowen

  1. Talk to me about… being an engaged Chamber Member, Ribbon Cuttings, Ground Breakings, and the Chamber’s Ambassador Program.
  2. My favorite quote is… “throw kindness around like confetti.”
  3. If I could live in any sitcom, it would be? “The Office”
  4. If I had one extra hour of free time a day, I would… spend it cuddled up with a book, a cup of coffee, and my pups.
  5. In one word I am…. passionate!