Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Jay Albertia, President and CEO of Progressive Directions, Inc., will assume the role as Board Chairman for the 2018-2019 term.
“Jay is an excellent choice as the next Board Chairman for the Chamber and we are looking forward to being under his leadership this year,” said Chamber Executive Director Melinda Shepard.The Chamber elects new leadership each fiscal year, with the fiscal year running from July 1st, 2018 to June 30th, 2019. The Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Ex-Officio members of the Board attend quarterly meetings, provide direction for Chamber staff and volunteers, and manage the finances of the Chamber.
This year’s Executive Committee members are: Jay Albertia, Progressive Directions, Inc., Chairman; Keith Bennett, Heritage Bank, 1st Vice Chair; Katy Olita, Batson Nolan, PLC, 2nd Vice Chair; Charlie Koon, F&M Bank, Immediate Past Chairman; J. Runyon – Runyon & Runyon, Legal Counsel; Geoff Livingston – Cumberland Bank & Trust, Division Vice-Chair, Finance/Administration; Julie Parks – Heritage Bank, Division Vice-Chair, Membership Services; Paul Turner, Ajax Distributing, Division Vice-Chair, Military Affairs; Phil Harpel, US Bank, Division Vice-Chair, Public & Community Affairs and Jennifer Ventimiglia, Fortera Credit Union, Division Vice-Chair, Business Development.
The Board of Directors: Scott Bryant, Joy Kraeske, Lorie Jackson, Nathan Clark, Ben Walker, Aimee Hand, Casey Jenkins, Alex Villa, Marco Medici, Dr. Mike Carrigan, James Corlew, Jr., Grayson Smith, Rob Holleman, Daniel Binkley, Luci Armitstead, JC Matthews.
Ex Officio: Convention & Visitors Bureau Chairman Tom Kane, State Representative Joe Pitts, State Representative Curtis Johnson, State Representative Jay Reedy, State Senator Mark Green, City Mayor Kim McMillan, County Mayor Jim Durrett, Fort Campbell Garrison Commander COL Joseph Kuchan, Industrial Development Board Chairman Jeff Turner, Austin Peay State University President Alisa White, and Clarksville Montgomery County School System Director Millard House.
The Chamber and its staff would like to welcome the new board members and thank them for their commitment to the mission of the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce.