Meet Jim Dantona, your SLO Chamber President and CEO! Since 1905, the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce has been a voice for the business community and has served the needs of our membership and the individuals they collectively employ. As we look to the future of San Luis Obispo, we see a place that ignites creativity, celebrates diversity and spurs innovation; a place where people work together to realize something bigger than just one person or one business can on their own. We encourage you to get involved in our Chamber, the oldest and largest voluntary organization in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties, and help us shape this place we love. For specific questions and/or comments about our organization, please contact and visit and for additional information!


Meet Molly Kern, your Director of Governmental Affairs! While you are working to grow your business, your continued membership supports the work that Molly and many others are doing to make our region a great place to live and work. Learn more about our continued advocacy, the ways in which we are helping to shape this place we love, and how you can become more involved through our economic vision at For specific questions and/or comments about our significant legislative efforts, please contact

Meet Dan Rivoire, your Executive Director for Leadership Development! Learning to adapt and evolve is crucial for the success of every worker and workplace. Through our Business Education Series, Insight Studio, and the Chamber affiliated Leadership SLO program, we’re here to offer the tools and resources for you and your team to be successful and follow a path of lifelong learning and creating connection. For specific questions and/or comments about our impactful professional development work, please contact

Meet Jacqui Clark-Charlesworth, your Director of Communications! Operating like an extension of your team, we provide numerous opportunities to market your business to locals and visitors alike. Beyond campaigns like our Small Business Spotlight videos, or events like our weekly Working Lunch interviews, we offer members a host of promotional opportunities and ways to stay connected with our community. You can always look to us for the most up-to-date information on initiatives that impact your business, but for specific questions, please contact Stay in the know by signing up for our emails and following @slochamber across social media!

Meet Kaila Anderson, your Director of Membership! All of the work we do at the Chamber is done for and on behalf of the more than 1,300 diverse businesses that make up our membership. Every day the San Luis Obispo Chamber works to create a stronger, more dynamic and prosperous community. As a member, your business enjoys a competitive edge with leadership growth opportunities, connections to business leaders, and city and countywide initiatives. Your Chamber works to create a climate of growth and success in which all SLO County companies and residents can prosper. For specific questions and/or comments about our membership opportunities, please contact and check out our website for additional information including Benefits of Membership, Membership Mixers, New Member Orientation, and Ribbon Cuttings.

Meet Dusty Colyer-Worth, your Visitor Center Manager! Conveniently located in the heart of downtown SLO, our Visitor Center is an information hub for locals and visitors alike who are interested in community resources, current activities and attractions, business connections or referrals, and more. Our incredible team of Information Specialists are available every day to assist you in person, digitally or by phone. Head over to 895 Monterey St. to check out what’s new in the community or our current selection of wine and SLO centric gifts — all sourced by members of the SLO Chamber. For specific information and/or comments about our Visitor Center services, please contact