Chamber Staff

Krystal Bess

Executive Director

The Executive Director of the organization conducts official business on behalf of the Board of Directors, conducts official correspondence, preserves all books, documents and communications, maintains accurate record of proceedings of the Chamber, the Board of Directors and all Committees.  The Executive Director shall serve as advisor to the Chairman and Program of Work Committee and program planning, prepare and present annual budgets.  Plan and coordinate activities that have positive effect on members of the organization and to lead the Chamber Mission of serving their business partners through promotion, advocacy, encouragement and education.

Shae Kleindienst

Membership Director

Shae Kleindienst is the Membership Director for the McAlester Chamber of Commerce. Her role as Membership Director allows her to be hands on with bringing the community together.

Before Shae joined the Chamber of Commerce she started her journey in the hospitality business. From waiting tables and restaurant management to being a Personal Banker at one of our local banks. Sales has been her entire career whether she was selling clothes, furniture, media ads, accessories or food she can passionately relate to her customers and find a suitable option to fit their needs. Shae’s goal as Membership Director is to build long lasting relationships with chamber members and make sure that their business is getting the attention it deserves.