Chamber introduces 2015 leadership

The Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce recently announced its leadership team for the upcoming year. A diverse, dynamic group, the board of directors represents a cross section of the Chamber membership and offers a broad perspective on business and community related matters. These leaders will work throughout the year in guiding the organization as it carries out its 2015 program of work.

“We have a talented group representing various business entities from manufacturing and finance to small business, education, and government,” said 2015 Chamber Chair Bart Blackwell, B & S Machine Tool, Inc. “I am very impressed with their level of commitment to the Chamber’s goals and look forward to working with them as we move our community forward,” Blackwell said.

2015 Board of Directors

James “Jimmy” Angelos
URS Corporation

Trent Arnold
Arnold Advisors, LLC

Collette Ball
State Farm Insurance, Ball Agency

Bart Blackwell, Chair
B & S Machine Tool

Paul Dusenbury, Secretary/Treasurer
VistaBank

Richard Harmon
Security Federal Bank

Charlie Hartz, Vice Chair, Public Affairs
Dunkin Donuts

Carl Henson
MAU Workforce Solutions

J. David Jameson, President/CEO
Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce

Fran Jones, Chair-elect and Membership Services
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC

Dr. Deidre Martin, Immediate Past Chair
USC Aiken

John McMichael - Vice Chair, Business & Community Development
Hutson-Etherredge Companies

Dr. Terry Michalske
Savannah River National Laboratory

Wayne Morgan
Master Chevrolet

Peggy Penland
Houndslake Realty – The Penland Company
Inn at Houndslake

Ellen Priest
Aiken Communications, Inc.
Aiken Standard

Catie Rabun
Hammonds Ferry
The Mill on Park

Brenda Stein
Veracity Payment Solutions, Inc.

Joshua Stewart
J. E. Stewart Engineering, Inc.

Theresa Swafford
Manpower


Appointed Board Members

Dr. Elizabeth Everitt
Aiken County Public Schools

J. Clay Killian
Aiken County

Roger LeDuc
City of Aiken

Will Williams
Economic Development Partnership

Tom Young, Jr.
Law Offices of Tom Young, Jr., PC

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