Chamber Welcomes Leighow
The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Patricia “Patti” Leighow to the staff as the Chamber’s Finance Assistant. This part-time position provides support to the Chamber and its affiliated organizations, the Foundation of the Columbia Montour Chamber, and Downtown Bloomsburg, Inc, respectively. “Patti’s expertise and ability to hit the ground running are invaluable to our team,” said Chamber President Chris Berleth. “She comes to us with a plethora of business management experience and is exactly the subject matter expert we need to help us in-house. To top it off, she’s already well-connected to Chamber programming. She’s a very welcome addition.”
Patti is the owner of Freas Farm Winery and past Executive Director of the SusQ Cyber Charter School. She holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from PennWest California, a Master’s of Business Administration from Rutger’s University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Bloomsburg University. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Community Giving Foundation: Bloomsburg and is an active member of the Community Giving Foundation’s Women’s Giving Circle, through which she has served as a facilitator for the Chamber’s Leadercast: Women program.