Ben Vollrath assumed the role of President of the Logan County Chamber of Commerce in August of 2018 with the task of advancing the economic development efforts of the community. Ben earned his Bachelor's degree from Wheaton College in Chicago Illinois and his MBA from Capital University in Columbus. In 2018 he received his designation as a Certified Economic Developer by the International Economic Development Council. A native of Marysville, Ben, his wife Jacey and their 3 kids are now proud Bellefontaine residents.
Rick Gildow is retired from The Ohio State University as Director Transportation Research Center and President Transportation Research Center Inc. (TRC). During a 36 plus year career at TC he held various management position with the last 21 years as President. He received an undergraduate Bachelor of Business Administration degree from University of Findlay and a graduate Master of Business Administration degree from The Ohio State University. He served 18 years as a councilman for the City of Bellefontaine. He served on the Board of Directors of the Logan County Chamber of commerce and is a bast Chair. He currently serves on Board of Directors of the Mary Rutan Health Association and the Board of Directors of Mary Rutan Hospital with assignments to its Executive, Audit and Finance Committee. He also is serving on the Board of Directors of the Logan County Landmark Preservation Inc., The Greater Logan County Community Improvement Corporation serving as its Chair for the past 16 years, the Bellefontaine Finance and Development Authority serving as its Chair for the past three years and the Board of Directors of the Bellefontaine Boosters Club, Inc. serving as its Treasurer for the past 22 years.