Women in Business

Erin Slifka

Marketing; Public Information Manager

Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce



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In September, Erin Slifka stepped into the role of marketing and public information manager for the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce.

In this role, she provides a positive connection between the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, including its members and stakeholders, and the community through various media and means.

“I’m glad that I get to be part of the core in positioning Joplin as the place to live and do business,” she said. “Plus the Chamber team is a very welcoming group of hard-working individuals. They also love to laugh, which doesn’t hurt!”

Slifka brings years of marketing and sales experience to the Chamber. Prior to joining the team, she served as director of sales at the Convention; Visitors Bureau. In the past, Slifka was a sales and marketing professional in the hospitality field, working for the Marriott and Hilton brand in the Chicago and Austin markets.

In her free time, Slifka serves the community as a board member for the Spiva Center for the Arts. She owns a home built in 1935 and can often be found doing projects around the house or working in the garden.