Mark J. Elliff
President & CEO
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Missouri Southern State University and began working in the banking industry in 1977. Mark’s community involvement has included serving on non-profit boards, educational and healthcare foundations, tourism and community preservation boards, social support groups, and civic and professional organizations throughout his career. He has been recognized for his contributions to the community numerous times.
Mark has been married to his wife Vicki (Bay) Elliff since 1979 and is a lifelong resident of the Carthage area. He can frequently be found involved in activities and leadership with his church or enjoying a cup of coffee at the local coffee shop.
Director of Membership & Marketing
Neely received a B.S. in Psychology from Missouri Southern State University, an M.A. in Psychology from University of Missouri-Kansas City and an M.S. in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University-Boston. After a decade in public service in Springfield and sales in Joplin, Neely joined the Carthage Chamber in 2010 to help serve the growth and networking needs of local business owner and managers.
“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.“