• May Ambassador of the Month- Tobe Callahan

    The Lubbock Chamber is proud to announce Tobe Callahan as May Ambassador of the Month. Callahan is the General Manager at Office Depot on Slide Road. He shares the award with ambassador, Nickoy Kunkel, the General Manager at Office Depot off of Marsha Sharp Freeway.

    The ambassador of the month is chosen based on which ambassador has received the most points. Points are awarded to ambassadors for attending events and working to represent the Lubbock Chamber.

    Callahan has served as a Chamber ambassador for three months, starting in March 2019. He said that he was interested in becoming an ambassador after attending the grand re-opening ribbon cutting for his own store. Callahan said that the turnout for that event was impressive and something he wanted to get involved in. Now as an ambassador, Callahan said that ribbon cuttings are still his favorite events to attend.

    “They are a great way to meet all the decision makers that come to town,” said Callahan.

    He said that serving as an ambassador is important because he believes in Lubbock and wants to continue to contribute to the growth of the community and local businesses.

    Callahan said that the ambassador program is a rewarding experience and also gives back to him. He state that the opportunity to network and make new contacts has made being an ambassador even more worthwhile.

    Callahan has been an employee of Office Depot for the last 15 years. He enjoys his position of and says that his day to day duties can be summed up in three basic things: getting the right person to the right place, at the right time; saying yes with a smile; and being able to adapt to a culture of change.

    Callahan said he plans on attending many more Lubbock Chamber events in the future as he continues to represent Office Depot on Slide Road.

    Again, congratulations to Tobe Callahan for being honored this month!

    We appreciate the time and commitment he puts in to the Chamber and our ambassador program.

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