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About the Mobile Chamber

The Mobile Chamber is a private business organization with more than 1,700 members and the economic developer for the City of Mobile and Mobile County. The Mobile Chamber’s focus is to provide members with networking, marketing and professional development opportunities, expand jobs in the area, develop the local workforce, advocate legislative priorities and offer resources to help small businesses grow. Additional information is on the Chamber’s website, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

2017 Eagle Award Winner – Gaines Plumbing

The Business View – October 2017 / 2017 Eagle Award Winners

Years in business: 6

Number of employees: 6

Address: 6680 Carol Plantation Rd., Theodore


Taking a traditional trade and adopting a unique model, Jermaine Gaines is transforming the plumbing industry.


Gaines Plumbing LLC offers commercial and residential clients assistance in the areas of new construction, remodels, repairs, installations and more. The company serves both electric and natural gas clients. By implementing year-round service agreements, something unheard of in his industry, Gaines is offering peace of mind, building a steady cash flow, keeping his team working and creating the resources to hire more employees.


To combat a shortage of craftsmen, Gaines is initiating a plumbing academy to boost the skill levels in Mobile.


Founded in 2011 with a mission to provide reliable and affordable plumbing, Gaines gives back through donating services to the elderly and to those in financial need and supporting multiple nonprofit organizations.


His company revenue has increased in excess of 50 percent over the last several years. Gaines recently secured a new warehouse and offices and plans include more new hires.


Tickets/RSVP: Tickets are available for the Chamber’s Innovative Marketing Strategies panel and Eagle Awards Luncheon featuring Stedman Graham on October 18 for $50 for Mobile Area Chamber members. Reservations are required. Contact Brenda Rembert at 251-431-8607.