• Our mission is to be the "voice" of local businesses and to provide valuable resources and opportunities. 



  • "We've opened a lot of stores and we have never seen support like this from a local chamber. This is fantastic." -Colin Stephenson, Sales Manager of Sherwin Williams

  • Staff


    Shellie West | CEO & Founder
    University of South Carolina


    First graduating class for Master of Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism, 1993. Experience includes hospitality management and sales in Country Clubs, Hotel & restaurant. She has also served as an Adjunct Professor for USCB. Ms. West serves on the Board of Directors for the Bluffton Rotary and on the Board of Directors for Technical College of the Lowcountry Foundation. Starting her own business in 2009 as the Bluffton Business Club and later forming the Greater Bluffton Chamber & CVB in January 2012. 




  • Jessica Kitzmiller I  Operations Coordinator

    Charleston Southern University


    After graduating from Charleston Southern University in Spring of 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies, Jessica has begun her professional career in Bluffton, South Carolina. She has served in Organizational Leadership roles since 2015 and is very passionate about serving the beautiful Bluffton community. Jessica manages chamber member relations, visitor center operations, community outreach and public relations, committees and programs, as well as coordinating & facilitating all chamber events. 

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