Board

Chamber Board of Directors

Christy Gillenwater, President & CEO
Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce
Jim Haley, Chairman
Miller & Martin

Executive Committee

Janelle Reilly, Chair-Elect
CHI Memorial
Val Armstrong, Immediate Past Chair
American Water
Paul Leath, Treasurer
Chattanooga Gas
Jay Dale, Secretary
First Horizon Bank
Vincent Phipps, Diversity & Inclusion
Communication VIP Training and Coaching
Mickey Cloud, Economic Development
The Sasha Group (a VaynerX Company)
Lynn Talbott, Entrepreneurship
HR Business Solutions
Kate Izell, Marketing & Communications
Izell Marketing Group, LLC
Rusty Gray, Membership Development
Baker Donelson
Justin Furrow, Public Policy
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, PC
Rebecca Ashford, Talent
Chattanooga State Community College
Melinda Bone
Edible Arrangements
Gregg Gentry
Erlanger Health System
Tom Glenn
Elder's Ace Hardware
Ian Leavy
Volkswagen
Travis Lytle
SmartBank
Roy Vaughn
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Tom White
Unum
James Wingard
Wingard Quality Supply, LLC

Foundation Board of Directors

  • Jay Dale - First Horizon Bank
  • Christy Gillenwater - Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Jim Haley - Miller & Martin
  • Paul Leath - Chattanooga Gas Company
  • Michael Mathis - Regions Bank
  • Janelle Reilly - CHI Memorial Health System
  • Roy Vaughn - BlueCross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • David Wade - EPB

Directors

  • Julie Alcantara - Julie Alcantara Realtor
  • Steve Anderson - ASTEC
  • Beth Baxter - Dominion Senior Living of Hixson
  • Bo Bentley - TT Wilson
  • Rick Bishop - Food City
  • Lisa Brown - Greater Downtown Realty, LLC
  • Chanda Chambers - Chambers Welding & Fabrication, Corp
  • Karlene Claridy - Claridy Communications
  • Brad Cobb - Village VW Audi Chatt., Kia of Chatt., & ABRA
  • Royce Cornelison - P & C Construction, Inc.
  • David DeVaney - NAI Charter Real Estate
  • Amber Fortenberry - Design Print Promote, LLC
  • Evann Freeman - EPB
  • Craig Fuller - FreightWaves
  • Drishti Garg - Gestamp - Chattanooga, LLC
  • Marlin Gines - Burns & McDonnell
  • Melissa Goins - Nippon Shokubai America Industries, Inc.
  • Carl Hames - Office Furniture Warehouse, LLC
  • Katie Hanners - Creative Discovery Museum
  • Jennifer Harper - Bridge Financial Planning, LLC
  • Gary Hathaway - Gary L Hathaway, CLU
  • Andrée Herbert - Leadership Graduate
  • Johanna Heywood - S&ME, Inc.
  • Jennifer Hoff - Skye Strategies
  • Kerrie Hunter - MBI Companies, Inc.
  • Felicia Jackson - CPRWrap, Inc.
  • Monica Kinsey - Caravan Tribe
  • Danny Lance - Local Coffee of East Ridge, LLC0
  • Andy Lang - McKee Foods
  • Sharon Law - Thompson Engineering, Inc.
  • Cindy Lee - LYNC Logistics
  • Walter Lindsey - Unity One East, Inc.
  • Tyler Massey - RSS Insurance
  • Kristi Mead - Chattanooga State Community College
  • Miguel Morales - 1885 Grill
  • Glenn Morris - M & M Industries, Inc.
  • Roger Pickett - MurMaid Mattress, Inc.
  • Denis Reilly - Kenco
  • Guru Shah - Shah Trucking
  • Virginia Anne Sharber - Hunter Museum of American Art
  • Bruce Trantham - Tranco Logistics, LLC
  • Katie Vinson - Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy
  • Jimmy White - Urban Story Ventures
  • Velma Wilson - Cleaning Solutions, LLC
  • Todd Womack - Bridge Public Affairs
  • Christopher Wood - (be) caffeinated
  • Bruce Zeiser - Southern Champion Tray, LP

Advisory Directors

  • Steve Angle - University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Daniel Challener - Public Education Foundation
  • Scott Cooper - Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Jim Coppinger - Hamilton County Government
  • Lindsey Cox - The Company Lab
  • Chuck Fleischmann - Office of Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03)
  • Todd Gardenhire - Tennessee State Senate - District 10
  • Leslie Gower - Associated General Contractors of East Tennessee
  • Terry Hart - Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority
  • Bryan Johnson - Hamilton County Dept. of Education
  • Beth Jones - Southeast Tennessee Development District
  • Tim Kelly - City of Chattanooga
  • Emily Mack - River City Company
  • Keith Sanford - Tennessee Aquarium
  • Deb Socia - The Enterprise Center
  • Barry White - Chattanooga Tourism Company

Members at Large

  • Michael Harrell - Latitude Advisors, LLC
  • Hamp Johnston - RockPoint Bank
  • Thomas Ozburn - Parkridge Health System