Featured Ambassador – Keith Leija

Featured Ambassador – Keith Leija

Keith Leija is a 3rd generation Bell County resident and the owner of Key Power Solutions LLC, a local energy advisory and brokerage firm that specializes in helping local businesses and companies of all sizes procure energy services. Keith has worked for one of the largest and most experienced retail energy providers in Texas before opening his own firm and has over 10 years experience servicing...

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Featured Ambassador- Dan Daniel

Featured Ambassador- Dan Daniel

Clement (Dan) Daniel II was born, raised and lived in New York until his High School Junior year when his family relocated to their native St Thomas, Virgin Islands due to health reasons. As fate would have it, Dan finished High School, attended college and worked as a manager in the local telephone company. His successful 20-year military career included diversified positions as a logistics,...

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Featured Ambassador- Pat J. Watson

Featured Ambassador- Pat J. Watson

Pat J. Watson is a native Texan who moved to Ohio after graduating from high school, where she married and raised her three grown children, Stephen, Abigail and Joy. She moved back to her home state, after her husband of 23 years died, to be with her youngest daughter who is a student at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Pat was ordained to Christian Ministry and served as co-pastor of a...

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Featured Ambassador- JoAnn Tarvestad

Featured Ambassador- JoAnn Tarvestad

   JoAnn Tarvestad has lived in the Belton/Temple area for the past 20 years. She is married with 2 children. She attended high school and college in Nebraska until she joined the Army in 1987 where she served 3 years at Fort Hood as an Administrative Specialist. Before joining Edward Jones last July as a Branch Office Administrator, she worked at Extraco Banks in Belton for over 13 years in...

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Featured Ambassador – Jeanie Barnhill-McCullough

Featured Ambassador – Jeanie Barnhill-McCullough

Jeanie Barnhill-McCullough is originally from Florida but moved to Texas in 1997 with the Army. She has a technical degree in Fast Food Management.  She worked as a McDonalds manager in Florida, New York, and Texas for 13 years.  In  1998 she started working as a support staff for the James Norton Allstate Insurance agency.  In 1998 she earned her Texas P&C and Group 1 Licenses. In...

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Featured Ambassador- Ashley Drews

Ashley Drews  was born and raised in Temple, Texas.  She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Mary Hardin- Baylor.  While at UMHB, she served as an ambassador for the university and worked at the university bookstore.  Ashley currently serves the Belton Chamber as an ambassador as well as a  member of Belton Young Professionals.  Along with her involvement with the Belton...

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