• Meet the Staff

  • Thank you to our Legacy Members

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  • Executive Director Executive Director

  • Kandi Johnson

    Kandi Johnson is a highly motivated leader with over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of banking, office management, administration, and project management.  She is a proven leader in various work environments focusing in non-profit organizations.  Skilled in analyzing problems, communication skills, running profitable and successful banks, businesses and non-profits, she brings a commitment of excellence to all areas of life. 

    Kandi has a strong history with the Hayden Chamber and community.  She served on the Board of Directors 2009-2012, was selected as 2010 Hayden Citizen of the Year/Grand Marshall and was honored with the 2011 Hayden Chamber of Commerce President’s Award.  Kandi is a graduate of Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce Leadership 2011, serving as Vice-President/Treasurer.  She also has a strong commitment to our community through volunteering with Ironman, CDA Summer Theatre, and the Museum of North Idaho. 

    Kandi attended North Idaho College with a focus on Communications and American History.  She is a lifelong learner and most recently completed classes with the University of Idaho Spring 2018 Nonprofit Leadership Course.

    Kandi enjoys the beautiful north Idaho environment by playing golf, pickleball, kayaking and walking.  



  • Director of Membership Sales Director of Membership Sales

  • Kathe Beardsley

    Kathe has worked with numerous businesses in sales and marketing for the past 25+ years. She received her Bachelor’s degree with academic honors from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Kathe also started and operated a property management company in Bend, Oregon. She sold print and radio ad packages for a communications company as well. 

    She has a passion for helping people succeed in business and loves to meet new people and learn about businesses in our community. 

    Outside of work, Kathe enjoys skiing, sports, hiking, dancing and travel as well as spending time in beautiful Northern Idaho with her husband and family. She adores her seven grandchildren too.