Our Regional Chamber Team – Working for you!




Jonda Cvek, Membership & Business Development Director ~ East County has winning sunsets and sunrises; equally rewarding are the people who make up East County!  We hope you want to be a part of this amazing group of business leaders, and I am the person that will sign you up!


Steve Lachman

Steve Lachman, Travel Coordinator ~ What motivates me in performing my job as the Travel Coordinator of our Chamber of Commerce is the opportunity to make a difference for our valued clients. I love being a part of this community, while providing ‘Excellent Customer Service’, and providing access for our community to view and experience new cultures, traveling to exciting and intriguing destinations.

Jennifer Boyd, Marketing  ~ The Chamber is a wonderful place to connect with business, government, and the community as a whole. Making a difference and being a part of betterment of the community is what makes this role a joy.


Glenda Mendiola, Executive Assistant ~ It’s an honor and a privilege to work for the Chamber in this community as an Executive Assistant . I value my relationship networking  with new and former members and being  a part of the Chamber team is a wonderful experience.


Abby Yousif, Accounting

Pic and Bio coming soon

Tiffany Wolf, Events Manager





Joe Mackey, Interm President/CEO

Joe Mackey has nearly three decades of experience in business and management, with particular emphasis in the security, hospitality and event staffing industries. Joe provided events and security staffing at Texas Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and worked in  hospitality, tourism, and special event staffing in Las Vegas, including Las Vegas Convention Center, Cashman Field, and the Thomas and Mack Center. In 1996, Joe founded XL Staffing, one of San Diego’s largest staffing firms. He established  Excell Security, Inc. in 2000 to meet demand for a professional security firm offering high levels of customer service. Excell Security has since grown into one of Southern California’s leading private security firms. Under Joe’s leadership, the firm developed and introduced the innovative Nightclub Security Program now utilized by nightclub owners and managers throughout San Diego, Los Angeles, and Hollywood.  Joe is a leader within the profession, currently serving as President of the California Staffing Professionals, the state trade association serving the $70 billion staffing industry. In addition, Joe was elected to the El Cajon Valley School Board in El Cajon, CA, and served as President of both the El Cajon School Board and the Cajon Valley Educational Foundation. In 2019, Joe was named El Cajon Citizen of the Year.