As 2017 comes to a close and our State of the Chamber luncheon approaches, there is a special group of people deserving of a big Chamber thank you. Our 2017 Board of Directors has led our Chamber through a tremendous year of change and many successes.

Since inception in 2003, our Chamber has taken pride in electing board members that have a true passion for our local business community. Many of these Board members currently or have previously served on city and/or local nonprofit committees. Your 2017 Chamber Board of Directors have exemplified an unselfish spirit of professionalism and we are thankful for their commitment to excellence:

Abbie Stofel, Williamson Medical Center – Chairman
Kayce Williams, Firstrate, Inc. – Vice Chairman
Rob Ferrara, First Farmers and Merchants Bank – Treasurer
Jim Grimes, Autobody Advantage – Secretary
JB Sills, Waste Solutions – Past Chairman
Charles Britt, Juice Plus +
Wanda Guy, A Woman’s Touch Boutique
Patricia Hairston, Global Supply Chain Solutions, LLC
Bruce Hull, TN Valley Property Inspections
David Jones, Martin Methodist College
Kathy Macrander, A-Z Office Resource
Lynn Maddox, Vanderbilt University
Barry Osborne, Costco
David St. Charles, State Farm Insurance
Corey Gonzalez, iN Brand Marketing
Dr. Drew Williamson, Williamson Pediatric Dentistry

If you have the opportunity, please thank these individuals for their contribution towards creating a better Spring Hill Chamber. We especially want to the thank the following individuals for their years of service on the Board and we wish them well as they continue to be assets in our community: Charles Britt, JB Sills, Wanda Guy, Dr. Drew Williamson, and Corey Gonzalez.

Last month our Nominating Committee and membership finalized the 2018 Board of Directors. Please help me welcome the following individuals as they begin their three year leadership commitment to the Spring Hill Chamber Board of Directors:

Stephanie Roselli, The Advertiser News
Jill Rosenberry, SunTrust Bank
Nathan Hixon, Columbia Academy
Drew Hubbard, First Farmers and Merchants Bank
Ike Wingate, Wingate Media

Last, but not least, I’d like to thank our 2017 Board Chair, Abbie Stofel, for her exceptional leadership. With true poise and professionalism she has led our staff and Board through a productive year of transformation. We appreciate her dedication to the Chamber members and her diligence in creating a foundation that will serve our Chamber into the future.

Rebecca Melton, Executive Director