• Board of Directors

  • Executive Committee

  • Janice Jones
    United Southeast Federal Credit Union

  • William Burriss III
    Governmental Relations
    BurWil Construction Co., Inc.

  • Jerry Caldwell
    Bristol Motor Speedway

  • Danny Carter
    Vice Chair
    Community Leadership


  • Chris Lee
    Former Past Chairman
    Bill Gatton Automotive Group

  • Jim Maxwell
    Past Chairman
    Bristol Herald Courier

  • Jody Dutcher
    Member Relations
    Electro-Mechanical Corp.


  • John Rainero
    Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Permatile Concrete Products Co.

  • Jerry Kirk
    Renasant Bank

  • Keisha Gould
    Business, Industry & Education Initiatives
    Courtyard by Marriott

  • Board of Directors

  • Brad Adams
    Johnson Commercial Development

  • Mark Esposito

  • Chris Hall
    BVU Authority

  • Emily O'Quinn


  • Kevin Stafford
    KVAT/Food City

  • Maggie Bishop
    Believe in Bristol

  • Eric Fields
    The Summit Companies

  • Karen Hester
    Cranberry Lane / The Southern Churn

  • Lynn Osborne
    Eastman Credit Union

  • Mitch Walters
    The ​Friendship Family of Dealerships

  • Jack Dempsey
    News 5 WCYB
    Fox Tri-Cities

  • Jessica Flagg

  • Bart Long
    Bart Long and Associates

  • David Ring

  • Clayton Dowell
    Bristol Tennessee Essential Services

  • Bill Ford
    SESCO Management Consultants

  • Greg Neal
    Bristol Regional Medical Center

  • Brock Sloan
    Shearers Foods, Inc.

  • Ex-Officio Board Members

  • Dr. Gene Couch
    Virginia Highlands Community College

  • Chad Keen
    Bristol Tennessee Mayor

  • Alexander "Whit" Whitaker
    King University

  • Tabitha Crowder
    City of Bristol Virginia

  • Dr. Gary Lilly
    Bristol Tennessee Public Schools

  • Leah Ross
    Birthplace of Country Music

  • Dr. Janice Gilliam
    Northeast State Community College

  • Dr. Keith Perrigan
    Bristol Virginia Public Schools

  • Bill Sorah
    City of Bristol Tennessee

  • Bill Hartley
    Bristol Virginia Mayor

  • Evelyn Rafalowski
    Sullivan County Public Schools

  • Richard Venable
    Sullivan County Mayor

  • Upcoming Events