EXECUTIVE STAFF

Meghan Nazario

Executive Assistant

Chip Cherry, CCE

President & CEO

INVESTOR RELATIONS


Board of Directors

Blake Bentley

David Bier

Penny Billings

Thomas Busby

Katie Comer

Tom Conard

Brett Crain

Melissa Davis

Mike Dewitz

John Eagan

Kevin Fernandez

Owen Franklin

Joni Green

Ginger Harper

Josh Herren

Jan Hess

Lee Holland

Tharon Honeycutt

Amanda Howard

Laura Huckabee-Jennings

Tyce Hudson

Lincoln Hudson

Hank Isenberg

Lauren Johannesmeyer

Michelle Jordan

Sean Kelly

Clint Kirkland

Todd May

Bob McCaleb

Kevin McCombs

Alana Parker

Zack Penney

Chris Russell

Beth Sippel

Wayne Sisco

Tom Stanton

Sandra Stephens

Dr. Mitch Stevison

Nilmini Thompson

Mark Vaporis

Mike Watkins

John Watson

The Emissary Program & Directory

Scott Hulgan

Lead Emissary

Patti Walker

Lead Emissary

Abby Lee Casey

Ron Casto

Shannon Drake

Kevin Fernandez

Crystal Gilreath

Lisa Gregory

Harmony Heard

Joe Knoch

Dave Knowles

Dave Lakin

Jennifer Middleton

Jeff Olson

Tom Ray

Volunteer

Cassie Scott

Blake Stephenson

Jamie White

Mabinty Wilshusen


2017 Executive Committee

Jeff Gronberg

President/CEO
Board Chair

Greg Brown

CFO/Co-CEO
Chair-Elect

Kevin Byrnes

VP, Strategic Consulting Services
Immediate Past Chair

Ron Poteat

Head of Customer Experience
Chamber Foundation President

Jeff Samz

Executive VP & COO, Business Development
Secretary/Treasurer

Dr. Karockas Watkins

CEO/President/Executive Director
Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Lynn Troy

CEO
Vice Chair, Economic Development & Workforce

Craig Naudain

VP / Operations Manager
Vice Chair, Government & Public Affairs

Sameer Singhal

President & CEO
Vice Chair, HREGI

McKinley James

Plant Director
Vice Chair, Marketing & Communications

Jim Rogers

VP, Army Programs Integration
Vice Chair, Membership

Jami Peyton

CEO
Vice Chair, Small Business & Events

Joe Ritch

Shareholder
Vice Chair, Tennessee Valley BRAC

April Mason

GM Administration
Chair-Appointed

Alicia Ryan

CEO
Chair-Appointed

Frank Williams

Owner-Operator
Chair-Appointed

Tommy Battle

Mayor
Ex-Officio Member

Paul Finley

Mayor
Ex-Officio Member

Dale Strong

Chairman
Ex-Officio Member

Chip Cherry, CCE

President & CEO

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INDUSTRY RELATIONS & WORKFORCE