Staff

STAFF TIDBITS:  Our team is proud to work side-by-side with our counterparts at the Pro Football Hall of Fame and our combined team of more than 4,500 extraordinary community volunteers to plan and stage the annual Enshrinement Festival events.  


 


Joanne Murray
Vice President of Community Events and Sponsorships
330-458-2050
joannem@cantonchamber.org

WORDS TO LIVE BY:
Prior planning prevents poor performance.
Shared joy is double joy.
No matter where you go, there you are!

CONSIDER THIS:
Do fish ever get thirsty?
Why doesn't glue stick to its bottle?
Why does round pizza come in a square box?

     
 

Chris Gumpp
Director of Community Events and Sponsorships
330-458-2055
chrisg@cantonchamber.org

Do you have a hobby? I love to cook, which isn't a good thing for my husband who loves to eat!

What do you do every day? I try to always smile even when I don't feel like it, say hi first and offer to help when needed.

What is important to you? I believe in the importance of family traditions and encourage my children to share them with their children.

     
 

Kathy Lindenberger
Souvenir & Event Manager
330-458-2056
kathyl@cantonchamber.org

Do you have a hobby? Antiques - I love the memories and history attached to them.

Do you have pets? Yes, a Teddy Bear puppy named Beau - he has ME trained very well.

Where would we find you on the weekends? At the mall - I love shopping especially for my grandchildren.

     
 

Kim Miller
Ticket & Event Manager
330-458-2048
kimm@cantonchamber.org

Do you have a hobby? Scrap booking

Have you traveled outside of the U.S.?  I have been to India twice and would love to go back again!

What is your favorite stark county restaurant?  Desert Inn or any Middle Eastern food.

What is your favorite season? Spring time!

     
   

Andrea Hartman
Event Manager
330-458-2054
andreah@cantonchamber.org

What is important to you? My family and friends are very important to me. Without their love and support I would not be where I am today.

What is your favorite season? Hands down my favorite season is fall. Now that I am a Penn State alumni you will find me cheering on my Nittany Lions every Saturday. WE ARE!!

What is your favorite guilty pleasure? I love reality TV shows! Anything on Bravo or E! I've probably watched before. 

   
 

Erin Adcock
Event Manager
330-458-2053
erina@cantonchamber.org

Do you have a hobby? I love to watch movies and spend time outdoors.

What is your favorite season? It's a tie between spring and fall. I love all the colors during those seasons!

What is your favorite guilty pleasure? I love ice cream and anything chocolate.

     
 

     Elissa Prazer
     Event Manager 
     330-458-2052
    elissap@cantonchamber.org

What is your favorite Enshrinement Festival event? The Balloon Classic & Fireworks! I have always loved seeing the balloons up close or floating around Stark County.

Do you sing in the car? Yes, there is a very good chance that if you spot me at a stoplight you’ll catch me singing and dancing in the car.

Have you traveled outside of the U.S.? I have had the opportunity to travel to London, Paris and different part of Honduras. I would love to add more places to this list! 

   
 

      Melissa Elsfelder
      Event Manager 
      330-458-2073
      melissae@cantonchamber.org

Do you have any pets? Yes, I have my beloved dog Scruffy. He is a Lhaso Poo and has brought so much love and fun into my family.

What is your favorite Enshrinement Festival event? I love the parade-so fun to see our community come out bright and early to welcome the Enshrinees to Canton every year with such enthusiasm.

What is your favorite movie? The Sound of Music-love the music and spectacular scenery. 

   
 

      Monique Thompson
      Events Assistant
      330-458-2070
      moniquet@cantonchamber.org

Do you sing in the car? Yes, I have full concerts in the car!!!

Do you have a hobby? Fishing

What is your favorite season? Spring, I love the smell of spring!