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Board of Directors

The Mobile Chamber is governed by a 31-member board of directors.

Brent Barkin 2023 Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Mobile Chamber

The 2023 chairman of the board is Brent Barkin with Barkin Holdings, LLC and the incoming board chair is Melissa Cross with McAleer’s Office Furniture. Board members are elected or appointed to a three-year term, based on the Mobile Chamber’s by-laws. View the full list of the Board of Directors below.

“I’m honored and humbled to serve as the chair of the Mobile. The Chamber plays a vital role nourishing and cultivating the environment within which businesses can plant their seeds and flourish. Whether in networking or business retention and attraction, there is rarely an area where the Chamber has not made the business climate of our area more attractive. I’m overwhelmed by the positive changes in the region over the last decade, and I’m excited to play a small role in that continued success over my tenure.”

~ Brent Barkin

2023 Mobile Chamber Executive Committee

Melissa Cross, McAleer’s Office Furniture
Chair-elect

Catherine Spann, Burr Forman, LLP
Legal Counsel

Matt White, White-Spunner Realty Inc.
Immediate Past Chair

Bradley Byrne, Mobile Chamber President and CEO

 

 

Raymond Bell, Maynard Cooper & Gale, PC
Vice Chair of Economic Development/Talent Development

Janet Cobb, USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park
Vice Chair of Military Affairs

Tommy Faust, Trustmark Bank
Vice Chair of Small Business Development

Kim Garrett, Victory Health Partners
Vice Chair of Community Development

Sidney King, Commonwealth National Bank
Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Eliska Morgan, Thompson Engineering, Inc.
Vice Chair of Advocacy

Patrick Murphy, Alabama Power Company
Vice Chair of Membership

George Talbot, Volkert, Inc.
Vice Chair of Communications

2023 Board of Directors

 

Diana Allen, The SSI Group

Raymond Bell, Maynard Cooper & Gale, PC

Kel Boisvert, Evonik Corporation

William Bryant Jr., Mobile Area Council Boy Scouts of America

Cindie Carter, Walks and Wags, Inc.

Janet Cobb, USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park

Melissa Cross, McAleer’s Office Furniture

John Driscoll, Alabama State Port Authority

Jody Dunn, Quality Valve

Cora Eatmon, Client First Solutions

Tommy Faust, Trustmark Bank

Steve Franklin, Airbus

Kim Garrett, Victory Health Partners

Robin Hanes, Leavell Investment Management Inc.

Brian Jordan, FusionPoint Media, Inc.

Cliff Kennedy, Frios Gourmet Pops

Sidney King, Commonwealth National Bank

Jenny Klein, Austal, USA

Carita Koen, Green Magic Landscape LLC

Gina McKellar, Crow Shields Bailey PC

Eliska Morgan, Thompson Engineering, Inc.

Patrick Murphy, Alabama Power Company

Enoch Smith, Easy Heating and Cooling Inc.

Catherine Spann, Burr Forman, LLP

Elizabeth Stevens, Downtown Mobile Alliance

Joe Stough, Infirmary Health

George Talbot, Volkert, Inc.

Thomas McRae “Mac” Taul IV, Merchants Transfer

Tamara Weinert, Outokumpu Stainless USA

Matt White, White-Spunner Realty, Inc.

Gia Wiggins, Morale Resource