Beatrice Chamber of Commerce and Tourism


Deb Whaley
Resolution Center, The
Geana Blythe
Beatrice State Developmental Center
- HR Assistant
Irma Gerdes
Gerdes, Irma
Katie Noell
Scooter's Coffee
- Owner
Maria Waltos
Bargain Box
Heath Stewart
First National Bank of Omaha
- Commercial Lender
Char Fritzmeier
EyeCare Specialties
- Marketing Laision
Jody Easter
Nebraska Department of Labor
- Workforce Coordinator
Traci Garnett-Froscheiser
Garnett Investment Strategies
- Owner/Financial Advisor

Traci Garnett-Froscheiser is a Financial Advisor with over 11 years’ experience providing financial strategies and solutions to clients, insurance protection, and retirement planning for individuals and companies.

In 2013, she partnered with her father, Paul Garnett, and opened their own Registered Investment Advisor firm together in Beatrice Nebraska, fulfilling a lifelong dream. They have worked with a diverse list of clients and also have a focus on 401k and other retirement plans. In 2016 she earned her Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor designation, Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation, selected at the Young Professional of the Year by the Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce, and co-wrote a book on retirement with her father called “Creating Retirement Plan Perfection”.


Carlyn Koenig
Bargain Box
- Past President
Cheryl Wirth
American Family Insurance (Wirth)
- Owner/Agent
Christine Huls
Speidell Monument Co.
- Manager
Lisa Sand
Nebraska Department of Labor
- Workforce Coordinator
Margie Higgins
- Production Manager
Shirleen Fritz
Fritz, Shirleen
- Owner
Linda D'Andrea-Thomsen
D'Andrea Realty, LLC
- Owner
Jackie Nielsen
Beatrice Public Schools - Board of Education
- Assistant Superintendent
Laura Koch
Blue Valley Behavioral Health
- Mental Health Therapist
Jessica Javorsky
- Community Relations Officer
Erin Chadwick
NGage - Gage Area Growth Enterprise
- Interim Director
Jackie Kolb
Security First Bank
- Loan Specialist / Ambassador
Tessa Mangnall
Woods Bros Realty Inc.
Jessica Young
Southeast Community College
- Associate Dean