Rachel moved to Glenwood to be with her husband, Chris Reis, a little over a year ago. She has worked in nonprofits for the last 14 years and holds a Masters in Social Work. She was the Executive Director of Hunger Free Heartland for the last four years. Prior to HFH, Rachel worked with different nonprofits across the community and state around building healthy and safe communities for all. In her spare time, she can be found her with husband and their dogs in the garden, or reading a good book. She is very excited to dive into this new position and learn more about the community she has quickly grown to love
Tana Saddler joined the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce staff in August 2010. Her prior experience has provided her with excellent customer service skills, special event planning, networking and promotion of tourism in the Glenwood area. As the Events & Communications Mgr., she helps build relationships with a variety of individuals and businesses throughout Glenwood and Mills County. Assisting with public relations and marketing duties, her focus is on the needs of the membership, communicating information and opportunity to our members and residents. Saddler promotes referrals to local residents, newcomers and prospective business visitors through phone calls, letters and emails. Responding to numerous inquiries regarding area businesses, lodging, restaurants, events, human relations, and governmental concerns. She is responsible for all website programs and database updates, calendar of events coordination, The Chamber Connections page; a weekly e-newsletter, and social media management. Saddler received her certification in Tourism and Hotel Management and managed AAA Travel Agency in Fort Dodge, Iowa before relocating to Milwaukee where she worked as a corporate in-house agent for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. She resigned from the travel industry to stay home and care for her young children. She grew up in the Fort Dodge area and when she is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband, Tim, four sons and their families.