February 1, 2024

Initiatives – February 2024

In our February 2024 issue of Initiatives magazine, we asked a New York public relations company to share their impressions of Huntsville. You'll be interested to read their take on the Rocket City. That, plus small business features, information for newcomers, a preview of what's ahead for our Women's Business Council in 2024 and much more. Please share the issue around your office!
February 1, 2024

HREGI Profile: The Westmoreland Company

Jada Leo of The Westmoreland Company shares information about his background, business philosophy, and why he wants to make a bigger investment on the local front.
December 4, 2023

Initiatives – December 2023

We are excited to debut our cover story for our December issue of Initiatives magazine, to be delivered this week! As we kick off nominations for next year's Best Places to Work® Awards, we spotlight three companies in our Best Places to Work Hall of Fame. Read the issue online.
December 4, 2023

HREGI Profile: Avion Solutions, Inc.

Evan Wagner is President & CEO of Avion Solutions, Inc., a 100% Employee-Owned engineering and logistics services company. We profile him in our December 2023 issue of Initiatives magazine. He shared what he learned from his company’s participation in Best Places to Work®.
October 3, 2023

Initiatives – October 2023

Our October issue of Initiatives explores local investments made by our community to improve quality of life. These include music and entertainment, recreation, and more.
October 2, 2023

HREGI Profile: Phoenix

Meet David Perez, President and CEO of Phoenix Industries. You’ll quickly learn that David has a heart for helping people!
August 1, 2023

Initiatives – August 2023

In our August issue, Dr. Clarence Sutton, the new superintendent of Huntsville City Schools, shares his plans for the district. Also, one company shares how they are engaging the sharp minds of young talent during their summer internships.
August 1, 2023

HREGI Profile: Huntsville International Airport

Butch Roberts, CEO of Huntsville International Airport, shares several updates with us including upcoming renovations to improve accessibility for travelers, marketing campaigns, and new pickup options, including a cell phone waiting lot.
July 14, 2023

Huntsville Historical Artifacts Arrive Unexpectedly

The Chamber recently received a package in the mail containing several copies of the “Satellite EXTRA” edition and a number of newspaper clippings from February  of 1958, chronicling Huntsville’s role launching the first US satellite into orbit and the local celebrations that followed the launch.  The clippings provide terrific insight into the events of that day and the days that followed. 
June 7, 2023

HREGI Profile: Fite Building Company

Jack Fine is president and CEO of Fite Building Company. We profile him in our June 2023 issue of Initiatives magazine. The company's recent projects include Radiance Technologies, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, TOC, Drake State, and UAH.
June 6, 2023

Initiatives – June 2023

The cover story features the groundbreaking for UAH's new engineering building, and you can also read about our latest work on child care, small business profiles, the recent Washington DC and Montgomery Trips and more.
April 3, 2023

Initiatives – April 2023

Our newest issue of Initiatives magazine is on its way to your office! Our cover story is about the recent Change of Command at Army Materiel Command. Read online.
April 3, 2023

HREGI Profile: Synovus Bank

Beth Sippel is Market President of Synovus Bank and a long-time volunteer with the Chamber. She is currently serving on the executive committee as the vice chair of HREGI. We profile her in our April 2023 issue of Initiatives magazine.
February 1, 2023

Initiatives – February 2023

Four of our five most recent Chamber board chairs are Alabama natives, primarily from north Alabama. For this first issue of 2023, we invited them to share their perspectives on the changing face of the Rocket City.