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The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce is governed by a 44 member board of directors. The 2016 chairman of the board is Mark Nix with Infirmary Health, and incoming chair is Elizabeth Damson Freeman with Long’s Human Resource Services. Board members are elected or appointed to either a one year or three year term, based on the Chamber’s by-laws.
Mark Nix, Infirmary Health
2016 Chairman of the Board
Damian Bell – Rock Bridge Wealth Management
Robert Bender – Springdale Travel
Britton Bonner – Adams & Reese LLP
Vice Chair Economic Development
Robert Bryant – Leaf & Petal Florist & Gift Shop
Mark Bunting – WKRG-TV
Kevin Carey – Trustmark National Bank
Col. Steve Carey USAF (Ret) – CertaPro Painters Mobile and Baldwin
Vice Chair Military Affairs
Lynne Chronister – University of South Alabama
Vice Chair Small Business Development
Beverly Cooper – Christian Benevolent Funeral Home
Lance Covan – Mitternight Inc.
W. “Bill” Daniels Jr. – Burr & Forman LLP
Elizabeth Damson Freeman – Long’s Human Resource Services
Chair-Elect and Vice Chair Finance & Operations
Jason Gregory – Willis of Alabama Inc.
Terry Harbin – BancorpSouth
Vice Chair Governmental Affairs
Guy Helmsing – Hancock Bank
Mark Hieronymus – Hieronymus CPAs LLC
Vice Chair Membership/Chamber Chase
Charles Hyland – Mobile Area Water and Sewer System
Brad Israel – Elcan & Associates Inc.
Jennifer Jenkins – JJPR
Vice Chair Communications & Marketing
Clarence Johnson Jr. – Bama Pest Control
Vice Chair Minority Business
Frank Lott III – Heritage Homes
Immediate Past Chair
Robin Luce – JubileeScape Inc.
Janice Malone – Business Resource Design and Print
Jenny McCall – Wesco Gas & Welding Supply Inc.
Latitia McCane – Bishop State Community College
Clint McFerrin – Cintas Corporation
Henry Morrissette – Hand Arendall LLC
Mark Nix – Infirmary Health
Dr. Laurie Owen – University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute
Craig Perciavalle – Austal
Davis Pilot Jr. – Pilot Catastrophe Services, Inc.
Stephen Potts – PMT Publishing
Jacquitta Powell-Green – Commonwealth National Bank
Chris Richards – AM/NS Calvert
Mike Rogers – Rogers & Willard Inc.
Rhett Ross – Continental Motors Inc.
Scott Rothermel – Performance Contractors
William B. Sisson – Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
President and CEO
Jill Stork – Alabama Power Company
Vice Chair Workforce Development
Vicki Studstill – Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
John P. Vallas Jr. – Vallas Realty
George Vann Jr. – BASF Corporation
James “Jay” Watkins – Maynard Cooper & Gale PC
Roger Wehner – Mobile Airport Authority