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David Camphouse joins Chamber as Executive Director
Beth White, President of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce, along with the board of directors is excited to announce that David Camphouse joined the Chamber as Executive Director, effective February 22, 2021.  The telephone number and email address for the Chamber remain the same:  217-285-2971.  Email is pikechamber@casscomm.com.


Over the course of his career, David Camphouse has gained considerable experience in the areas of community development, program development and economic development through his work at community colleges and in the non-profit sector.

Previously, David managed a 12,000 square foot small business incubator, public market, and event venue in Southeast Iowa, where he mentored entrepreneurs and organized community events.

Prior to that, he worked at John Wood Community College, writing and managing grants in the college’s workforce development division.

While David is a native of Centralia, Illinois, he has a generations-long family connection to Pike County. The maternal side of his family has lived in and around Perry since the early 1830s.

David lives in Pittsfield with his fiancé Andrea Muckley and their 6 month old daughter Tallulah May Camphouse. He has written for the Pike Press and the Scott County Times since July of 2019.

David is excited to get to work at the Chamber and excited to help make Pike County a great place to live, work, and visit.


Making Pike County a great place to live, work and visit!  That has been the and slogan of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce in Pike County, Illinois for many years. Our web site is organized around that goal, with sections for "live", "work" and "visit". If you are a repeat visitor, welcome back. If you are a new visitor, we welcome you!

The Pike County Chamber of Commerce is excited to proud to present this profile of our county, representing the quality of life that can be found in our small communities.  Our "work" section is loaded with great information for doing business in Pike County. Whether you are visiting Pike County or planning to relocate here, we know that it will be a pleasant and enriching experience. You’ll be warmly welcomed into this community that is rich in heritage, tradition, and natural resources.  

The county seat for Pike County is beautiful Pittsfield, Illinois. Since we are a countywide Chamber, Pittsfield is also where our office is located. In the center of the Pittsfield square sits our magnificent Pike County Courthouse, home to our county government and the symbol of Pike County to many people.  

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