Chamber Ambassadors

Jake Degtoff, Ambassador

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Liberty Mutual Insurance


This native Texan has had a wide variety of experiences.  While currently a licensed insurance agent for Liberty Mutual, Jake has had jobs ranging from training college students to run a business, selling education materials to families, coaching gymnastics, to packing parachutes.  Jake is an active member of The West Austin BNI chapter.  He has been with Liberty Mutual for over year and backs his company wholeheartedly.  Jake specializes in personal insurance policy review.  He can take a look at your current policies and see if there is an important coverage your current company may be limiting or not even covering!

Licensed to sell in Texas: Home Insurance, Auto Insurance, Life Insurance, Annuities.




Jake Degtoff, Ambassador

Don Dickson, Ambassador

Don Dickson InsuranceBeggs Thanksgiving 2014 with Jace
Active in the Insurance business for 18 years.  My specialty is the Medicare Market.  As an independent agent I can find the exact right plan to suit your personal needs.

Don Dickson, Ambassador

Linda Stoddard, Ambassador




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My name is Linda Stoddard and I am a residential mortgage loan officer with Bank of Texas Mortgage.  I have been a loan originator for over 25 years and moved here to Austin, Texas in 2009.  I previously lived in California originating for a mortgage broker for 17 years.

My strengths include experience, knowledge and, most important, great customer service.  I work with the customer from application through closing and beyond.

The loan process can be overwhelming and I am committed to providing a smooth process, on time closing and being available to the customer and the realtor 24/7.

I am excited to be a part of the Bank of Texas Mortgage team.  We have loan programs and products to cover most residential financing needs.

I would love the chance to assist you on your next purchase or refinance transaction.  I promise you will be happy with the results!

Linda Stoddard

Linda Stoddard, Ambassador

David Sheehan, Ambassador

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David Sheehan
Sheehan Farmers Insurance, LLCsheehan can logo
512-751-3080 (Cell)
512-812-3000 (Office)
512-812-4000 (Fax)
Protecting Your Family—Safeguarding Your Business, Sheehan Can.
That’s their motto. Everybody has a need for life, home, auto, business, motorcycle, renters, boat, RV or umbrella insurance. The problem is finding a reliable and trusted single source for it. You found it. For a personalized assessment of your insurance coverage, give David a call 512-751-3080. This BBQ loving, Honky-Tonkin, People Connector is ready to help you and your family.

David Sheehan, Ambassador

David Procter, Ambassador

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David Procter

Executive Pastor, Austin Baptist Church

Cell: 512-695-4133

My family and I have lived in Austin since 1994.  Since 2008 I have served as Executive Pastor of Austin Baptist Church.  In July we will celebrate our ten-year anniversary, and in September we complete five years at our location at 2222 and McNeil Drive.

We are excited to be part of the West Austin community.  We are called to partner with the neighborhoods, schools, businesses, and other churches of our area in meeting the needs of people and families.

Our church’s vision is to build a family of devoted followers of Christ that worships God, shares Christ’s hope and love, and ministers to each other’s needs.

It is a privilege to be part of the West Austin Chamber of Commerce.  The Chamber is growing in size and influence, and has a bright future.  Its membership includes some of the finest men and women to be found in Austin!

David Procter, Ambassador

Kim Krant, Ambassador

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Realtor ® CNE, GRI
Engel & Völkers Austin
c: 512-619-8095

As a resident of the Austin area for over 20 years, Kim’s “Texan” runs deep.  She relishes dining at new eateries popping up around town,
hiking in the beautiful hill country and fun events such as Austin City Limits and SXSW festivals stemming from the culture of the capitol city.

Kim has always been a captivated by real estate, but is driven by her passion to help others.  Joining the two together, she feels blessed to lend support in finding individuals and family’s their ideal property in her home town.

A Longhorn at heart, you may find Kim putting her horns up at a The University of Texas football, basketball or any Longhorn game.  After spending four years as a Varsity Cheerleader for UT, she graduated with a BA in Psychology and appreciated working in the Human Resource field for local high tech companies such as Dell.

In her free time you will find her behind a camera, traveling across the country and most importantly volunteering at her children’s schools.

Kim’s professional experience combined with the finest Real Estate training, should give you every confidence in her ability to help achieve your goals.

Real Estate Affiliations and Designations:

  • Licensed Texas Real Estate Agent
  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • Texas Association of REALTORS®
  • Austin Board of REALTORS®
  • Austin Multiple Listing Service
  • CNE, Certified Negotiation Specialist
  • GRI, Graduate REALTOR® Institute

Volunteer Organizations and Sponsorship Support:

  • Colina Vista HOA Board Member
  • Four Points Middle School PTA Board Member
  • Four Points Pop Warner Football & Cheer, Black Level Sponsor
  • Vipers Lacrosse 2016 & 2017 Supporter
  • Four Points Middle School Wind Ensemble Band
  • Four Points Middle School PTA Sponsor
  • River Place Student Theatre, Platinum Sponsor
  • Special Olympics Donor
  • Viper Nation Educational Foundation, Valedictorian Level Sponsor


Kim Krant, Ambassador

Michael Worthington, Ambassador

Michel Worthington head shotMy family company, Classic Forms & Products, Inc., has provided promotional products, apparel, signage, and printing since 1979.  We can put your company logo on anything for less!

Thank you,

Michael Worthington

Cell: 409.720.8722

Click here to see our company video!

Michael Worthington, Ambassador