Cobb Chamber of Commerce

Your Chamber

Board of Directors

Executive Board

John Loud
LOUD Security Systems, Inc.


Britt Fleck
Georgia Power 

Immediate Past Chair
Mitch Rhoden
Futren Hospitality

General Counsel
Dave Cole
Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP

Vice Chair, Finance
Jeff Fucito
Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC

Vice Chair, Member Development
Trey Sanders
Brasfield & Gorrie 

Vice Chair, Economic Development
Stephen Vault
Wellstar Health System

Vice Chair, Member & Commnity Programs
Joyette Holmes
Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers, LLC

Vice Chair, Government Affairs
Andrew Dill
Lockheed Martin

Vice Chair, Marketing & Communications
Tammy Palmgren
Kaiser Permanente

Appointed Director
Greg Teague
Croy Engineering

Appointed Director
Andy Macke

Appointed Director
Kevan Espy
Cobb EMC

Appointed Director
Kim Gresh
S.A. White Oil Company

Appointed Director
Devesh Mathur

Appointed Director
Candice Saunders
Wellstar Health System

Appointed Director
Derek Schiller
The Atlanta Braves

Appointed Director
Kathy Schwaig
Kennesaw State University

Appointed Director
RJ Patel
Prestigious Cleaning Team

Appointed Director
Mike LaFerle
The Home Depot

Appointed Director
Donna Middlebrooks
RE/MAX Premier

Recent Past Chairs

Gary Bottoms, 2017
The Bottoms Group

Terry DeWitt, 2016
CenterState Bank

Kim Menefee, 2015
Cumberland CID

Ben Mathis, 2014
Freeman Mathis & Gary

Greg Morgan, 2013
Mauldin & Jenkins

Rob Garcia, 2010-2011
Pinnacle Financial Partners

At Large Directors

Littie Brown
Speedpro Imaging

Smith Peck
HUB International

Kevin Greiner
Gas South

Pete Quinones
MetroAtlanta Ambulance

Heath Garrett

Cynthia Reichard

Dale Kaetzel
Six Flags Over Georgia

Pam Younker
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Mark Mathews
Atlanta Regional Commission Board



Chairman's Special Appointees

Elaine Armster
Linkscape360, LLC

Phil Barber
Geo-Hydro Engineers, Inc.

Otis Brumby
Marietta Daily Journal

Melissa Cantrell
CDH Partners

Tammy Cohen

Andrew Cox
WellStar Health System

Lisa Crossman
Cobb & Douglas Public Health

Jonathan Crumly
Taylor English

Jay Cunningham
Superior Plumbing

Tianna Evola
AT&T Georgia

Steve Ewing
Wade Ford

Joe Garner
Clear Channel

Richard Goodrick
Home Depot

Scott Gregory
Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers, LLC

Secret Holland
Gas South

Jon Ingram
Boy Scouts

Fitz Johnson
BC Entertainment Group LLC

Lee Johnson
Wells Fargo

Dan Joy
Rule Joy & Trammell + Rubio

Don Keller
Blue Sky Exhibits

Bill Kilburg
BB&T (Now Truist)

Ric Kimball

Lawson Kirkland
ServisFirst Bank

Mike Knowles
Fifth Third Bank

Chad Koenig
Cushman Wakefield

Lance LoRusso
LoRusso Law Firm

Justin O’Dell
O'Dell & O'Neal, P.C.

Michael Paris
Council for Quality Growth

Holly Quinlan
Cobb Travel & Tourism

Tracy Rathbone Styf
Town Center CID

Bruce Richards
Manhattan Associates

Jordan Sandler
Frenik Marketing Group

Jeremy Strife
The Battery Atlanta

Brian Thornton

Alex Valente
Piedmont Office Realty Trust

Juan Violantes
Violantes Group

Dave Walens
Exploring, Inc.

Bob Walsh
Delta Community Credit Union



Elected Directors from Councils & Committees

Cumberland Area Council Chair
John Cristadoro, Alliance Activation

East Cobb Area Council Chair
Dan Buyers, McWhirter Realty

Marietta Area Council Chair
Alyssa Blanchard, O'Dell & O'Neal

Northwest Cobb Area Council Chair
Allison Giddens, Win-Tech, Inc.

Smyrna Area Council Chair
Eddie Wade, Croy Engineering

South Cobb Area Council Chair
Wayne Dodd, Congressman Loudermilk's Office

HCAA Co-Chair
Kari Parramore, Atkins

HCAA Co-Chair
Joe Gaskin, ARCADIS

Honorary Commanders Co Chair
Christine Reliford, Retired U.S. Marine Corps

Honorary Commanders Co Chair
Chris Rideout, Croy Engineering

LCAA Chair
Chris Martin, Kaiser Permanente

Cobb Executive Women Chair
Yvonne Byars, MUST Ministries

Leadership Cobb Co-Chair
Wendy Bunch, RE/MAX PURE

Leadership Cobb Co-Chair
Matt Teague, Walton Communities

Diversity & Inclusion Council Past Chairs
Cherelle Cortez, JE Dunn
Lee Johnson, Wells Fargo

Diversity & Inclusion Council Co-Chairs
Darin Mitchell, Chase Bank
Britt Fleck, Georgia Power

CYP Mentoring Program Co-Chair
Al Martin, Georgia Power

Cobb Young Professionals Chair
Katy Ruth Camp, Marietta Daily Journal


Ex-Officios and Special Observers

Lisa Cupid, Chair
Cobb County Board of Commissioners

Jackie McMorris, County Manager
Cobb County Government

Craig Owens, Sheriff
Cobb County Sheriff’s Office

TBD, Chief Judge
Cobb County Superior Court

Brad Wheeler, Board Chair
Cobb County School District

Chris Ragsdale, Superintendent
Cobb County School District

Allison Gruehn, Board Chair
Marietta Board of Education

Dr. Grant Rivera, Superintendent
Marietta City School District

Col. Craig McPike
94th Airlift Wing, Dobbins ARB

Tommy Allegood, Mayor
City of Acworth

Derek Norton, Mayor
City of Smyrna

Ollie Clemons Jr., Mayor
City of Austell

Derek Easterling, Mayor
City of Kennesaw

Steve “Thunder” Tumlin, Mayor
City of Marietta

Al Thurman, Mayor
City of Powder Springs

Rosan Hall, Founding Member
Coalition of Cobb County Business Associations

David Wilkerson, Chairman
Cobb Legislative Delegation

Clark Hungerford, Chairman
Development Authority of Cobb County

Jerry Nix, Chairman
Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority

Michele Swann, GM & CEO
Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority

Dr. Ron Newcomb, President
Chattahoochee Technical College

Ken Reaves, Campus Dean
Georgia Highlands College

Dr. Rob Scott, President
Life University

Caroline Whaley
Marietta Gateway CID