Leadership

The Chamber of Commerce is governed by a Board of Directors made up of representatives of businesses and organizations throughout the community.  This diverse group brings a wealth of business and leadership experience to help promote, build, and support the most effective climate for economic development.

2018 OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIRMAN
Chris Pearson
Yount, Hyde & Barbour, PC

CHAIRMAN-ELECT
Frankie Gilmore
103.1 WJMA, 105.5/95.3 SAM-FM

VICE-CHAIRMAN
Chris Miller                                                                                                                                                                                                Culpeper Wellness Foundation – The Free Clinic of Culpeper

TREASURER                                                                                                                                                                          Ron Warner
Union Bank & Trust

Ginny Koontz
Piedmont Wealth Management

SECRETARY/ PRESIDENT/CEO
Wes Mayles
President/CEO, Culpeper Chamber of Commerce

COUNSELOR
Ken Greenfield
Cintas

COUNSELOR
Sophie Hudson                                                                                                                                                                                 Kash Design

 Class of 2018

Ed Dunphy
CFC Farm and Home

Kyle Linski
Edward Jones-T. Kyle Linski, Financial Advisor

Ginny Koontz
Piedmont Wealth Management

Class of 2019

John Barker
Attollo Systems, LLC

Al Esh
The Ole Country Store

Lisa Peacock
Culpeper Department Human Services

Class of 2020

Randi Richards-Lutz                                                                                                                                                    Culpeper County Public School System

Aaron Simmons
First Heritage Mortgage

Tom Boyd                                                                                                                                                                                  RE/MAX Crossroads

ONE YEAR APPOINTMENTS

Jeff Hetmanski
Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center

Kelly McBride
Doterra Essential Oils

Wade Schick                                                                                                                                                                                Chrysler of Culpeper

CHAMBER COMMITTEES & COUNCILS

The following committees and councils are made up of volunteers from the community and are critical to the function of the Chamber. Anyone interested in serving on a committee may submit their name by emailing lorraine@culpeperchamber.com.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND ADVISORY COUNCIL– The region’s leading, most active business and industry advocate. This council identifies and advocates for issues that impact local businesses and the economy.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE – Focuses to increase membership engagement and educates businesses on the advantages of membership.

MARKETING COMMITTEE -Focuses on helping the Chamber maximize it’s ability to communicate it’s message to the membership and brand recognition in the community.

SMALL BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL–  Identifies, educates, and advocates issues that impact small businesses.

EVENTS COMMITTEES – There are opportunities throughout the year to participate in some of our major event committees; Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet, CulpeperFest, and Professional Women’s Event.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS COMMITTEE – Offers a unique combination of networking, professional development and giving back to the community for the young business professional.

MAJOR INDUSTRY ADVISORY COUNCIL – Identifies and advocates for issues that impact major industry in our community.

NON-PROFIT ADVISORY COUNCIL – Identifies ad advocates o issues that impact local nonprofits.