Julie A. Reams
President & CEO
Julie oversees the daily operations of the Chamber. Julie joined the Carthage Chamber of Commerce in January of 2022 serving as the President/CEO.
Julie has been involved with many Chambers including the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Girard Chamber of Commerce, Andover Chamber of Commerce and Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce. Because of her dedication to the Chamber industry, Julie has earned many awards and honors to help further the growth of business. Julie studied political science and is a former elected city council member, League of Kansas Municipalities Member, National League of Cities Small Cities Council Board Member, and accredited in many fields of economic development. Julie also, serves on many boards throughout the community and is a member of the Carthage Rotary Club earing her a Paul Harris Fellow and a Rotarian of the Year honor.
Julie strives to foster communication to local businesses, development membership enhancement and growth within the Chamber and outside organization. Serving the business community is top priority to Julie, while creating events, attracting groups, and educating visitors that come to town we are a great community to stay, eat and play, think of Carthage, MO first!
“The Chamber has been instrumental in the growth of my company. The professionalism of this organization combined with networking opportunities and business leads make the Carthage Chamber essential for any business, large or small, in the Carthage area.“