September 21, 2021

Member Retention Manager Donna McCrary retires after 21+ years

Monday, the Chamber joined in celebration to honor Member Retention Manager, Donna McCrary. McCrary will be retiring at the end of September after more than 21 years at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. We will miss her dearly, and look forward to all the upcoming visits from her.
September 20, 2021

Congratulations to our local National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Local school systems are celebrating students who have reached the semifinals of the National Merit Scholarship Program. These young men and women are among 16,000 students nationwide who have the opportunity to continue in the competition for roughly 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $30 million offered in the spring.
August 19, 2021

ACCE Names New Board Chair & Officers for 2021-22

Chip Cherry, CCE, has been elected to lead the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives for 2021-22. ACCE is the professional society supporting the women and men who lead local, regional, statewide and international chambers of commerce and related business and economic development organizations. Cherry is president and CEO of the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber.
August 19, 2021

34 Huntsville-area companies make Inc. 5000 list for 2021

A number of Chamber members in the Huntsville area made the Inc. 5000 List released last week. KODA Technologies came in the highest for our Metro area, at No. 65, with 5,725% three-year growth.
August 18, 2021

Young Alum Donates $2.2 Million to Alabama A&M

Alabama A&M University officials announced on Aug. 18 that an anonymous, young alum has donated $2.2M to their beloved alma mater.  The actual gift amount totals $2,187,518.75, which is twice reflective of the institution’s founding year of 1875.
August 13, 2021

Breeze Airways Brings Back $39 Fares for “Endless Summer Breeze” Sale

Sale fares are available at and on the Breeze Airways app for travel from September 9 through February 14, 2022.
August 13, 2021

The FBI is looking for a local contractor

The FBI is looking for a local contractor (small business) to support minor construction, repairs and renovations at their local […]
August 9, 2021

The Lioce Group investing for the future with launch of new Electric Vehicle Chargers

On Thursday, August 19, The Lioce Group will launch its new product line of EV Chargers and a partnership with SemaConnect, announced Nick Lioce, President and Anthony Lioce, Operations Manager of The Lioce Group.
July 26, 2021

Web Call (July 13) – Housing Market Update for Madison County

Our guest, Josh McFall, CEO of Huntsville Area Association of REALTORS® discussed the current state of the housing market in Madison County, challenges to new construction, and what REALTORS® are doing to keep homes affordable and attainable in North Alabama.
July 22, 2021

Deloitte’s new report on DEI in the Defense Industry Base

Deloitte and the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber partnered on this report about the Defense Industry Base (DIB). According to Deloitte's findings, in order to be more innovative, the DIB needs to be more diverse.
July 1, 2021

Movers & Shakers – July 2021

Read about promotions, new hires, and recognition of talent in our member companies. Jacquelyn Shipe Global Ties Alabama Jacquelyn Shipe, […]
June 10, 2021

Web Call (June 8) – NASA’s Budget Release, Madison County’s latest vaccination percentages, and more

Our featured guest was Jody Singer, Director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Jody discussed NASA's Budget Release and its impact to the North Alabama workforce. She also shared the latest on launching Artemis. We covered a variety of other topics, too.
May 21, 2021

Dr. Joe Burke, Interim President of Calhoun Community College, Announces Retirement

Calhoun Community College interim president Dr. Joe Burke recently announced his retirement after almost 35 years with the Alabama Community College System. Dr. Burke has been the interim president at Calhoun for the past three years. His last day at the school will be May 28.
May 10, 2021

HudsonAlpha expands biotech campus

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology broke ground virtually on two new buildings. The first is 90,000 square feet, and will be home to Discovery Life Sciences' Global Headquarters. The second will be 13,000 square feet in greenhouse and lab space that will allow HudsonAlpha to take the next large step with plant genomics research for sustainable agriculture work.