The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama Announced 13 new board members and appointed its 2022 officers.

Business and community leaders from a diverse range of backgrounds were selected to serve on the 46-member board of directors. New members include:

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  • Anwar Aiken of the Grand Event Design & Décor
  • Mary Virginia Best of Nancy Taylor Day Spa
  • Sydney Burns of Lou & Company
  • David DuBose of Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa
  • Carrie Fitts of Carrie Fitts Real Estate
  • Lee Garrison of the Frazer Lanier Company
  • Hayward Gould of BankFirst
  • Jennifer Hart of Paragon HM Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley
  • Joe Hughes of L&H Contractors, Inc.
  • Tony Johnson of Stanton Chase
  • Tim Lewis of TALA Professional Services
  • Luke Remmert of Remert & Company
  • Llevelyn Rhone of the Hale County Chamber of Commerce

Each of these directors will serve a three year term that started January 1, 2022. 6 directors were elected to return to the board for a second term:

  • David Coleman of Hunt Refining Company
  • Michele Coley of the Allstate Coley Agency
  • Carl Jamison of JamisonMoneyFarmer PC
  • Brad Newman of Shelton State Community College
  • Jim Page of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama
  • Kelsey Rush of Tuscaloosa Tourism & Sports

The Chamber’s Board of Directors has also elected its leadership team for 2022:

  • Tripp Powell, of Powell Enterprises, will serve as the Chair of the Board of Directors
  • Elizabeth Winter Regions Bank, outgoing Board chair and Executive Committee Member
  • Michele Coley of the Allstate Coley Agency, Executive Committee Member
  • Matt Fajack of The University of Alabama, Executive Committee Member
  • Matt Feller of BFGoodrich Tire Manufacturing, Executive Committee Member
  • Jheovanny Gomez of Jalapeños Restaurants, Executive Committee Member
  • Carl Jamison of JamisonMoneyFarmer PC, Executive Committee Member
  • Jordan Morris of Ward Scott Architecture, Executive Committee Member
  • Brad Newman of Shelton State Community College, Executive Committee Member
  • Jim Page of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, Executive Committee Member
  • Kelsey Rush of Tuscaloosa Tourism & Sports, Executive Committee Member

“We are fortunate to such have a diverse group of talented, committed professionals willing to serve this nationally-recognized organization and contribute to the economic growth of our community,” Jim Page, President and CEO of the Chamber, said. “Each brings a wealth of knowledge and skills from their area of expertise, and collectively they will play a critical role in taking our community to the next level.”

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