board of directors

We are committed to our community.


executive director

Tabbitha joined the Chamber as the Office Manager in July 2018. She has lived in the Eldridge-North Scott community for seven years and has grown to love what the area has to offer.  As the mother of three young boys, she is excited to work within the community to improve Eldridge and to promote the area to visitors as well as to the families. Tabbitha is especially eager to help local businesses grow. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outside with her husband and kids and attending the many sporting activities her children are involved in. 


member engagement coordinator

Heather Khoury  joined the Chamber as our Member Engagement Coordinator in January 2020.  Heather grew up in this community and has twenty years of experience in radio and television advertising/promotions.  She took several years off to raise her two girls, both North Scott Lancers, before joining us.  Heather is eager to refresh our Chamber with new members and new ideas, thus making this community an even better place to work, live and raise a family.  



Derek Hamilton has been a lifetime residents of the  North Scott Community. He has worked with the North Scott Community Center for 20  years, and has been a manager for the last five years. Derek has been an active board member for the chambers for the last two years.



Samantha is the co-owner of Lux Loft Hair Co. since 2017 and has been beautifying the city of Eldridge for over 6 years! She is excited to help maintain the family orientated mind set of this great city as well as help with improvements as it grows in the future!



Daron Oberbroeckling is an insurance agent with Ohnward Insurance Group, a First Central State Bank affiliate. Daron sells all lines of insurance. When Daron isn’t working for his clients you can find him out in the field farming, cheering on the ISU Cyclones, or hanging out with his family. Daron is looking forward to being involved in the North Scott community and has a desire to help make this area an even better place to live…work…and play!  He is always open for new ideas or suggestions! Say Hi to Daron next time you see him out!
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Brandi Lord is the Branch Manager at First Central State Bank in Eldridge. Brandi has been in banking for over 10 years. When Brandi is not working she enjoys concerts, Chicago Cubs baseball, playing volleyball and spending time with family & friends. Brandi is looking forward to being more involved in the North Scott community!



Kandi Olson owns and operates Salon del Ray Tanning in Eldridge, and has been a medic for the last 13 years. Kandi’s business was recently voted the #1 Tanning salon in the Quad Cities.  Kandi is also involved with the North Scott Athletic Boosters and has donated a space in the tanning salon for the boosters to sell their apparel throughout the entire year. Her true passion is supporting the North Scott community and is excited to see each community grow to their fullest potential.  She is married to her wife Holly, and they have three beautiful children, Kaidence, Kadison and Kashel. Family is most important to Kandi, when she’s not busy chasing kids, she can be found at Kinnick stadium cheering on the Hawkeyes or playing golf with friends.  

Board Member



Marie Tharp has served as the Head Bowling Coach for the North Scott boys & girls bowling teams for the past 12 years. She and her coaching staff have led the Lancers to many state and district appearances and wins. A graduate of Bettendorf High School, she received a degree in Airline/Travel and management. For the past 10 years she has been a member of the North Scott Athletic Boosters and became a member of the North Scott Chamber in 2018.  She and her husband along with their 2 girls have lived in the North Scott Community for over 25 years. Both daughters, Amanda and Katelyn, are  graduates of North Scott.  Marie also has 2 grandsons. When not coaching the Lancers, Marie likes to spend time with her family, enjoys bowling and traveling. She and her husband currently reside in Walcott.




Brandon Kane is a professional photographer and a Quad Cities native. After attending school in Massachusetts, he returned to the area to start his business, Brandon Kane Photography, where he enjoys capturing special moments for weddings, families, and senior sessions for high school students. When Brandon isn’t taking photographs, he is spending time with his family, working out at CrossFit, or volunteering for the Jaycees of the Quad Cities. Be sure to say hello when you see Brandon!




Full time real estate professional born and raised in the Quad Cities and having assisted over 200 families to date, Tisha takes pride in providing personal hometown service with extensive knowledge of our surrounding communities.  With 15+ years of real estate specific experience, she specializes in relocations, new construction, listing specialist, buyer agency, and existing homes.  Tisha is a mother of three, married to Darin, a full-time HVAC Service Technician who also farms. Tisha enjoys entertaining, snowmobiling, and spending time in her pool.  



Kevin Noel is a chiropractor with QC Core Chiropractic of Eldridge.  He attended his under graduate at Mount Senario College in Ladysmith Wisconsin earning a BA in Biology and Minor in Chemistry and went on to earn his Doctor of Chiropractic degree locally, at Palmer College of Chiropractic.  After spending some time in Oklahoma, he decided to return to the Quad City area to continue his practice.  In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his son and doing things for the community.