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Chamber Staff

Introducing our Plainfield Shorewood Chamber of Commerce Family

Tasha Marsaglia | Executive Director

Tasha Marsaglia has lived in Plainfield for just over eight years and recently celebrated her 10 year Anniversary with the Chamber as the Executive Director. Tasha is originally from Washington State where she and her family lived until she was in the sixth grade. Afterwards she and her family moved to Florida where she graduated high school and attended a small University in North Carolina where she received her degree in liberal studies. Shortly after she began working in Admissions for her alma mater, then began to explore a career in community relations once arriving in Illinois.

Tasha had a chance to be a member of the PACC, now known as PSACC while working at Rasmussen College where she sat on the 5k committee, the Ambassador Committee, and attended many of the chamber events. It was then where she began to know the business community and when the opportunity to become part of the PSACC staff presented itself, which was an opportunity she welcome wholeheartedly.

To quote Tasha, “Becoming a part of the Plainfield Shorewood Area Chamber has been a very rewarding experience for me. I have always enjoyed getting to know the community I live in and work in. Since being at the Chamber we have had opportunities to grow and extend more into our community and surrounding communities. We have an awesome team here in our chamber office and we have seen tremendous growth over the past few years, I thank our members and Board of directors for all your support so far.”

Tasha and her husband Eric Marsaglia currently reside in Plainfield with their four Children.

Allison Ramey | Marketing & Membership Engagement Coordinator

Allison Ramey, a Plainfield resident for six years, has been an enthusiastic Ambassador for the Plainfield Shorewood Area Chamber of Commerce for over a year. With a background of working at Lowe's for a 14-year stint, she went to a role in the mortgage department of a local credit union. This experience sparked her passion for helping people love where they live. 

As a REALTOR for the past five years, Allison thrives on building relationships within the community. Her notable presence as a chamber Ambassador led to the creation of her current role as Marketing and Membership Engagement Coordinator. In this capacity, she champions local businesses and ensure their recognition within the community. Allison's dedication to fostering connections and making Plainfield a better place to live makes her an invaluable asset to the chamber and the community. 

Allison currently lives in unincorporated Plainfield with her wife Amie Fitzgerald. They both love catching a baseball game whether it is at the local Joliet Slammers or downtown at Wrigley Field (Go Cubs). 

Kelly Anderson-Tardella | Executive Assistant

Kelly has lived in the Naperville area for just over 20 years. Kelly is originally from Omaha, Nebraska where she and her family lived until she was in College. She attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and was an active member of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority-Pi Chapter and remains a proud alumni member today. After receiving a degree in Business Administration, her family relocated to Phoenix, Arizona and Kelly Began a vibrant career in the Hotel and Tourism Industry for the next 18 years. 

While working in the Hotel Industry, her career would provide many opportunities that allowed her to build her portfolio to include operations, sales, marketing, revenue management, event planning, and task force specialization. These opportunities eventually brought her to Chicago, Illinois and it has become her permanent home since 1993. 

Kelly loves working with people and companies and finds building relationships to be a satisfying and rewarding experience. "It's the personalized touch that will always set you apart from anyone else each and every time you work with someone. It is my personal goal that each individual that I come in contact with walks away knowing that I genuinely care about their business equally as much as I care about them personally!"

Kelly and her two children currently reside in Naperville. Her hobbies include gardening, music, reading, enjoying a long walk-in nature, hanging out with family and her three fur babies and volunteering in church.