Board

Chamber Board of Directors

Bill Kilbride, President & CEO
Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce
Larry Buie, Chairman
Chattanooga Gas

Executive Committee

Tom Glenn, Chair-Elect
Elder's Ace Hardware
Mike Sarvis, Immediate Past Chair
Synovus
Jim Vaughn, Treasurer
SunTrust Bank
Valoria Armstrong, Secretary
Tennessee American Water
Mickey Cloud
VaynerMedia
Michael J. Costa
WTVC NewsChannel 9
Justin Furrow
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, PC
Tom Griscom
Q Strategies
Michael N. Harrell
Latitude Advisors, LLC
Mike Kramer
Atlantic Capital Bank
Michael Mathis
Regions Bank
David Paschall
MediTract
Kevin M. Spiegel
Erlanger Health System
Roy Vaughn
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Foundation Board of Directors

  • Valoria Armstrong - Tennessee American Water
  • Larry Buie - Chattanooga Gas Company
  • Tom Glenn - Elder's Ace Hardware
  • Bill Kilbride - Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce
  • MaryStewart G. Lewis - BB&T - Huffaker Insurance
  • Rick McKenney - Unum
  • Michael N. St. Charles - Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, PC
  • Jim Vaughn - SunTrust Bank

Directors

  • Chip Baker - Friends of the Festival
  • Rick Bishop - Food City
  • Dennis Blanton - LBMC
  • James Brantley - Chattanooga Zoo
  • Christi Broom - Hullco
  • Shelton Chambers - Elliott Davis Decosimo
  • Colleen Combs - Alexian Brothers PACE
  • Stefanie D. Crowe - Stone Bridge Asset Management
  • Allison Darras - Alzheimer's Association
  • Janet Dunn - YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga
  • Kenny Dyer - Pinnacle Financial Partners
  • Joni Eldredge - Greyhaven Realty Management Company, Inc.
  • Amanda Elmendorf - Mantra 
  • Matt Ferguson - Regions Bank
  • Todd Fortner - Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union
  • Rusty Gray - Baker Donelson
  • James M. Haley, IV - Miller & Martin PLLC
  • Graham Harrell - MediTract
  • Susan Harris - See Rock City, Inc
  • Ulrich Heimann - Volkswagen Chattanooga
  • Darren Hodges - Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling
  • Matt Hullander - Hullco
  • Steve Hunt - Berry & Hunt
  • Jeff Jackson - First Tennessee
  • Deeanna Jeffreys - Loan Simple, Inc.
  • Hamp Johnston - Chase Commercial Banking
  • Andrew Kean - Alderman Holdings
  • Tim Kelly - Kelly Subaru Mitsubishi
  • Ginny Kincer - Tennessee Solar Solutions, LLC 
  • Michael Lebovitz - CBL & Associates Properties, Inc
  • Jeana Lee - Unum
  • Robert Long - Chattem, Inc.
  • Nick Macco - Southtree Digital Media
  • Hodgen Mainda - EPB
  • Chanda Maldonado - Chambers Welding & Fabrication
  • KeeKee Mathis - Volkswagen Chattanooga
  • Jaime Melton - Baylor School
  • Mark Newsome - McKee Foods
  • Jessica Oliva - Calderin & Oliva P.A.
  • Thomas Ozburn - Parkridge Health Systems
  • Reggie Piercy - Vision Hospitality Group
  • Shelley Prevost - Torch
  • Janelle Reilly - CHI Memorial
  • Carol Sim - Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation
  • Bess Steverson - McCallie School
  • Chris Topel - Northside Neighborhood House
  • Donna Van Natten - Accountability Measures, LLC
  • Darnell Walker - Command Center
  • Thomas White - Unum
  • Merri Mai Williamson - Application Reseachers, LLC
  • James C. Wingard - Wingard Quality Supply, LLC

Advisory Directors 

Steve Angle - University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Rebecca Ashford - Chattanooga State Community College
Mayor Andy Berke - City of Chattanooga
Rep. Mike Carter - State Legislative Delegation, Hamilton County
Dan Challener - Public Education Foundation
Scott Cooper - Tennessee Valley Authority
Mayor Jim Coppinger - Hamilton County 
Chuck Fleischmann - 3rd Congressional District of Tennessee
Terry Hart - Chattanooga Airport Authority
Ken Hays - The Enterprise Center
Dionne R. Jennings - Bessie Smith Cultural Center
Bryan Johnson - Hamilton County Department of Education
Beth Jones - Southeast TN Development District
Keith Sanford - Tennessee Aquarium
Kim White - River City Company