Executive Committee & Board of Directors

 

Board of Directors

  • Yolanda Adams

    Yolanda Adams

    Assistant Director for Student Leadership & Family Outreach, GEAR UP, Appalachian State University

    Board Member

  • Carrie Afanador

    Carrie Afanador

    Department of Justice Accredited Representative

    Executive Director, Immigrant Connection of the High Country

    Board Member

  • Shirley Alexander

    Shirley Alexander

    General Manager, Booneshine Brewing Company, Inc.

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    (704)775-6632

    Board Member

  • Tara Brossa

    Tara Brossa

    General Manager, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton

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    (828)386-6464

    Board Member

  • Dr. Tiffany Christian

    Dr. Tiffany Christian

    Director of High Country Ministries , Safe Harbor

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    (828)719-1600

    Board Member

  • Harry Davis

    Harry Davis

    NCBA Professor of Banking, Appalachian State University

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    (828)262-6245

    Board Member

  • Christy Gottfried

    Christy Gottfried

    President/Owner, Go Postal in Boone

    WWIL Committee Chair

  • Jim Hamilton

    Jim Hamilton

    Watauga County Director, NC Cooperative Extension, NC Cooperative Extension

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    (828)264-3061

    Board Member

  • Angela Heavner

    Angela Heavner

    Owner, 180 Float Spa

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    (336)508-4083

    Board Member

  • Hal Hood

    Hal Hood

    Commercial Loan Officer, LifeStore Bank

    Board Member

  • Nathaniel Johnson

    Nathaniel Johnson

    Granite Insurance

    Board Member

  • Brent Keith

    Brent Keith

    Strategic Sales Supervisor, SkyLine/SkyBest

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    (336)876-6321

    Board Member

  • Angus Lamond

    Angus Lamond

    General Manager, Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock

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    (828)295-5500

    Board Member

  • Michael Maybee

    Michael Maybee

    President/CEO, Watauga Opportunities, Inc.

    Board Member

  • Danielle Neibaur

    Danielle Neibaur

    General Manager, The Horton Hotel and Rooftop Lounge

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    (828)832-8060

    Board Member

  • Dr. Mark Poarch

    Dr. Mark Poarch

    President, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

    Board Member

  • Kindsay Reeder

    Kindsay Reeder

    Major Gifts & Special Projects, System Advancement, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Foundation

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    (828)406-5629

    Board Member

  • Dr. Tierra Stark

    Dr. Tierra Stark

    Assistant Principal, Watauga HS / CTE Director, Watauga County Schools

    Board Memer

  • Seth Sullivan

    Seth Sullivan

    Owner, The Cardinal Food & Spirits

    Board Member

  • Omer Tomlinson

    Omer Tomlinson

    Account Executive, Spectrum Reach

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    (828)264-6939

    Government Relations Committee Co-Chair

  • Amanda White

    Amanda White

    First Horizon Bank

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    (828)263-8605

    Board Member

  • Jason Xiong

    Jason Xiong

    Associate Dean for Advanced Studies in Business, Appalachian State University

    Board Member

Executive Board

  • Heidi Ragan

    Heidi Ragan

    Watauga District Manager, Blue Ridge Energy

    Chair

  • Talia Freeman

    Talia Freeman

    Director of Marketing, Beech Mountain Resort

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    (828)387-2011x204

    Immediate Past Chair

  • Mark Gould

    Mark Gould

    Chief Financial Officer, Mast General Store

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    (828)963-6511

    Chair Elect / Government Relations Co-Chair

  • Joe Nash

    Joe Nash

    CPA

    Manager - Tax Services, DMJPS PLLC

    Treasurer

Our Team

  • David Jackson

    David Jackson

    President/CEO, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

    President/CEO

  • Lindsay Cook

    Lindsay Cook

    Director of Operations, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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    828.264.2225

    Director of Operations

  • Emma Faulkner

    Emma Faulkner

    North Carolina Public Notary

    Content Manager, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

    Social Media Content Manager

  • Natalie Harkey

    Natalie Harkey

    Finance Manager, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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    (828)264-2225

    Finance Manager

  • Carrie Henderson

    Carrie Henderson

    Director of Events, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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    828.264.2225

    Director of Events

  • Megan Biddix

    Megan Biddix

    Director of Communications & Marketing, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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    (828)264-2225

    Director of Communications & Marketing

  • Patrick K. Setzer

    Patrick K. Setzer

    Director of Member Engagement, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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    (828)264-2225

    Director of Member Engagement

  • Joe Furman

    Joe Furman

    AICP Certified Planner

    Director of Economic Development, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

    Director of Economic Development

  • Reggie Hunt

    Reggie Hunt

    Executive Director, Boone Area Sports Commission, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

    Executive Director, Boone Area Sports Commission

  • Jeannine Underdown Collins

    Jeannine Underdown Collins

    Chamber Volunteer, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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    (828)264-2225

    Membership Volunteer