Meet the Team

Travis Toliver, IOM 

Executive Director

Currently, in his eighth year serving as Executive Director for the Waverly Chamber of Commerce and the Waverly Main Street Program, Travis continues to use his acquired skills to help better the Waverly business community, the State of Iowa and the upper Midwest. He proudly serves on the board of directors for the Mid-American Chamber ExecutivesWaverly Area Development Fund, Waverly Chamber Music Series, Waverly Economic Development Commission, Wartburg College's Institute for Leadership Education and Waverly's Sister City organization, which helps to maintain relations between Waverly, Iowa and Eisenach, Germany

Travis is a recent graduate of the Institute for Organizational Management (IOM), a four-year professional development program of the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation. In 2021, Travis was honored to be appointed by Iowa Governor, Kim Reynolds, to her Empower Rural Iowa Initiative’s GROW taskforce which focuses on addressing leadership, recruitment and retention in rural communities throughout the state.

Travis is highly sought after as a consultant, facilitator and public speaker throughout the Midwest in the areas of leadership, customer service, relationship building, board governance, and strategic planning. He is also an accomplished voiceover artist, emcee, narrator and opera/musical theater performer. Before moving to Waverly, Travis spent almost 20 years in hotel hospitality, serving in operational leadership roles for such brands as Mirage Resorts, Station Casinos, Radisson, Starwood's Luxury Collection and Historic Hotels of America. What Travis loves most is spending time with his family; his wife Dr. Nicki Toliver and twin boys Carson and Tiegan. 

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Tiffany Schrage 

Special Events & Tourism Director

With over 10 years of chamber experience, Tiffany assists with managing and leading the quality of life initiatives that make people want to live, work, and play in the Waverly area. She is highly involved in the community and serves on a variety of boards and commissions which help further promote her professional mission including Waverly-Shell Rock Area United Way, Bremer County Relay for Life, Waverly Area Partnership for Healthy Living, Waverly Public Arts Committee and the Eastern Iowa Tourism Association. With years of diversified experience and responsibility, Tiffany possesses extensive knowledge in event planning, marketing, fundraising, volunteer management and public relations. Her experience, coupled with her love for the community of Waverly, make her well equipped to assist the Chamber in sustaining dynamic programs that promote an overall quality experience for residents and visitors alike. 

Vicky Fonley 

Administrative Assistant

Vicky has over 20 years of experience owning and operating a successful business, Graphic Apparel.  She also worked at Folkerts Financial Strategies for 4 years as the administrative assistant, along with St. Croix Hospice, leading the volunteer program in Northeast Iowa.  She is joining the Chamber with knowledge and excitement to see the value of community working together, and to see Waverly and it’s businesses thrive!  Although Vicky lives in Nashua, she values Waverly and all it has to offer, including businesses, restaurants, and her church family.

Sarah Miller

Communications & Marketing Assistant

Sarah joins the Chamber team with 10 years of experience in the Communications & Marketing field.  A graduate of Iowa State University, Sarah started her career as a member of the Communications staff in the Governor’s Office in Des Moines.  After moving back home to Northeast Iowa, Sarah worked in the music marketing office for Luther College and most recently as the Communications Specialist for a nonprofit agency helping adults with disabilities enter the workforce. Sarah and her family enjoy being active members of the Waverly community.

Welcome to Waverly. Great schools. Diverse housing options. Robust job market. Top-flight indoor rec center. Outdoor recreation adventures of all kinds. Prestigious Wartburg College. And a safe and welcoming community of people who value the good life in a beautiful place.