Jeremy Walker is currently our Chamber President. Jeremy is a graduate of Red Bud High School, Belleville Area College (now SWIC), SIU- Carbondale and SIU School of Law. Before his recent election to serve Randolph County as State’s Attorney, Jeremy owned and operated a law firm, with his partner, Ron Arbeiter, in Red Bud for several years. Jeremy is married to Jennie, whose family also owns and operates a small business in Red Bud. Jeremy and Jennie are the proud parent of two boys, Grayson and Brennan.
Kyle is currently Vice President of the Red Bud Chamber of Commerce and would like to welcome you to our website. Kyle was born in Red Bud and lived here until he graduated from Red Bud High in 1998. He then went to SIUC and then on to SIUE where he got his BS in Political Science. After that Kyle lived in Edwardsville, IL for 7 years and really enjoyed his time there but always missed the people that made up my home town of Red Bud. Then Kyle stated working for his family pharmacy in town, Keil Pharmacy. After a year of driving back and forth he decided it was time to move back home and has loved every moment. Kyle has twins named Kaden and Paige who are 6 that also enjoy Red Bud with its many parks and events that are held here every year. From a kid who was born in Red Bud and then moved away and then came back with kids of his own. Red Bud is a great place to live.
First National Bank of Dieterich
Joy Prigge has over 10 years of banking experience, since 2007 she has served as Vice president of Loans for First National Bank of Dieterich, located in Red Bud. As Vice President she is responsible for developing and maintaining customer relationships along with expanding the banks market share in the Greater St. Louis area. Her years of experience allow her to have a very broad knowledge of the types of loans available and she can find the best product to fit each individual situation.
Born & raised in Red Bud, Joy is committed to her community and plays an active role in numerous organizations and committees locally and in the surrounding areas. She is the secretary for the Red Bud Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Belleville Exchange Club, serves on the board of the Belleville Oktoberfest committee and is a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Illinois.
Joy currently resides in Belleville. In her free time she enjoys, golf, camping, kayaking, snowboarding & spending time with family & friends.
Becky Wright Bauer
Becky (Wright) Bauer has lived in Red Bud for the past 35 years. Becky is married to Brent Bauer and they currently reside in Red Bud. Becky has raised her 3 children in Red Bud, Brittney (Bobby) Hoffman granddaughter (Cali) , Luke Hartmann & Brooke Hartmann, and a step-daughter Lanae. Becky has volunteered with girl scouts, softball/baseball, football, swim team and served as a room mother at Red Bud Elementary. Becky is an accountant at Wright Accounting Services in Red Bud & has worked there for 21 years. Becky, if she can find the time, works part- time at The Office Bar & Grill. Becky is entering her third and final year on the Red Bud Chamber of Commerce Board, currently serving as treasurer.
North County Savings Bank
Robin is assistant secretary/treasurer at North County Savings Bank in Red Bud. She has resided in Red Bud for 17 years. She and her husband Ron have been married for 15 years. They have three children, Ashley, Brandon and Cameron and two grandchildren, Peighton and Kendyll. Ron also serves as Alderman for the city of Red Bud. Robin is active in various organizations and is currently president of the Rotary Club and president of St. John Lutheran School PTL. She enjoys family time with their children and grandchildren. Besides enjoying family time with their children and grandchildren, Robin also enjoys teaching Sunday School the past 11 years at Christ United Methodist Church in Fairview Heights. Robin looks forward to serving the community through the Chamber of Commerce.
The Office Bar & Grill
Melissa (Missy) Stines is a lifelong member of the Red Bud community. During her working career, Missy has worked in a variety of fields including retail, medical, and education. In 2008, she decided to leave the education field a pursue her dream of owning her own business. Missy had worked in restaurants in the past, but had always wanted a larger role in a business. The Office Bar & Grill opened in 2009, where Missy is a co-owner and manages the general operations of the business. Missy has been married to her husband Matt for almost 12 years. They have three children, Sarah, Zach, and Caleb and three grandchildren, Luke, Logan, and Liam, all of whom live in Red Bud. Missy is deeply committed to our community, and is proud to serve as a board member for the Chamber of Commerce.
Darren Doiron is entering his second year as a Red Bud Chamber Director. He is married to Kelly, who together owns Doiron's Jewelry and Repair, which has been located in Red Bud since 1997. He and his wife have two sons, Collin "CJ" and Kendall. Darren is also the Shipping and Receiving Coordinator and Purchasing agent for Integrated Manufacturing Technologies which is also located in Red Bud. Darren is a member and coach of the Red Bud Muskets Athletic Club. He has also volunteered for several years, as a coach with the Red Bud Athletic Association. He continues to be involved in both his sons baseball teams. Darren and his family continue to reside in the Red Bud area, as they have for many years.
Cooper & Liefer Law Firm
Lucas graduated from Red Bud High School in 2003. He attended Southwestern Illinois College for two years before transferring to Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Lucas graduated magna cum laude in 2008 with a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a minor in History. He then attended Southern Illinois University School of law and graduated cum laude in May of 2011. Lucas is now licensed to practice law Illinois and Missouri.
Lucas worked as an associate attorney with Arbeiter & Walker from October 2011 until November 2012. Currently, he is a partner at the law firm of Cooper & Liefer. Cooper & Liefer is a general practice law firm with three attorneys: Richard C. Cooper, Lucas H. Liefer, and Rebecca A. Cooper.
Hi-Way Motor Company
Jared is employed with his father Randy in sales at the family business, Hi-Way Motors. Jared was born and raised in Red Bud, attending Red Bud schools. He married Candace Herman last September and they reside in Hecker.