Jamie Bracy (Marketing/Events Specialist)
Growing up in Toledo, Ohio, Jamie visited friends and family in the Coldwater area frequently. In 2007 she moved to Quincy, Michigan where she began a family with her husband, Derrick. In 2011, Jamie joined the Chamber as an administrator assistant, while self teaching herself graphic design. The latter grew to be her passion and propelled Jamie to her current position of Marketing & Events Specialist in 2018. Currently, Jamie enjoys spending time with her husband and son on their farm, gardening and sewing while working for the Chamber.
Jackie Rinehart (Membership Services Coordinator)
Jackie is a Bronson graduate of the class of 2012. She attended Kellogg Community College and received an associate degree in Early Childhood Education. She worked in that career field for 5 years before making the move to Coldwater Area Chamber of Commerce. Her desire is to work in a position that will benefit her home community. She enjoys spending time outdoors on the lake, working out with her friends, and occasional yoga.
Cayden Sparks (Executive Director)
Cayden Sparks was born and raised in Quincy, Michigan. He was brought up in the small business environment by his family at Sunset Cove Resort in Quincy that his Grandfather Loran Fickle started back in 1956. Cayden graduated from Quincy High School in 2009 and then graduated from Western Michigan University's (W.M.U.) Haworth College of Business with his bachelor's degree and cum laude honors in the Spring of 2015. Just before he graduated from W.M.U. in September of 2015 he started as an intern at the Small Business Development Center (S.B.D.C.) of Southwest Michigan in Kalamazoo. At his S.B.D.C. internship Cayden worked with professional business consultants and learned from them as they worked with entrepreneurs and existing business owners helping them start, market, and grow their small businesses. After his internship was over he received a full time position as a professional business consultant at he S.B.D.C. Nearly three years into his consulting career Cayden saw the opportunity to move back to his hometown area to pursue the career of Executive Director at the Coldwater Area Chamber of Commerce. Cayden enjoys spending time with his family & friends, church every Sunday, golfing, and lounging around on the lake. He is truly humbled to be back in Branch County helping the small businesses in and around the Coldwater area grow and succeed.