2022 Board of Directors - Full Board, Including Officers, Ex-Officio

The 2022 Greater Fayetteville Chamber Board of Directors is the lifeblood of our organization. These dedicated volunteers have a passion for representing the interests of the entire business community. Thank you to our Executive Officers, Board Members, and especially our 2022 Chair of the Board, Tammy Thurman, Piedmont Natural Gas.
Elaina Ball
Vice Chair
Fayetteville Public Works Commission
CEO/General Manager
George Breece
Director Emeritus
Director Emeritus
Marvin Connelly
Ex-Officio
Cumberland County Schools
Superintendent
Isabella Effon
Director
Culture & Heritage Alliance
President
Randy Fiveash
Ex-Officio
Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
President & CEO
Michael Fletcher
Director
Manna Church
Senior Pastor
Will Glass
Treasurer
HotSugarPop
Owner
HotSugarPop is a gourmet popcorn company that produces and retails a variety of classic and unique, sweet and savory popcorn and kettle corn flavors. Located in Fayetteville, North Carolina, HotSugarPop retails from their store front at the Cross Creek Mall as well as through their online store. 

Mission Statement
β€œHotSugarPop is committed to providing a new popcorn eating experience to the North Carolina area.  Patrons of HotSugarPop will experience a fun, tasteful, and enjoyable snack prepared by an energetic staff. Our popcorn will consist of various kettle corn flavors made from our infused sugar process and quality non-GMO popcorn.”
 
Vision Statement
β€œTo be the favored popcorn company among corporate customers and individual consumers.”
 
Wilson Lacy
Ex-Officio
BJL Construction, Inc.
CEO/Owner
Brian Pearce
Past Chair of the Board
Cape Fear Valley Health System
VP Facilities/Emergency Mgmt
John Roberson
Director
Campbell University
President's Office
Gary Rogers
Secretary
Beasley Media Group
Marketing Consultant
Pete Subsara
Director
Fayetteville Woodpeckers
General Manager
Tammy Thurman
Chairwoman of the Board
Piedmont Natural Gas Company
Regional Director External Affairs
Robert Van Geons
Ex-Officio
Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corp.
President & CEO
Robert has been President and CEO of FCEDC since January of 2017. His Board and team have focused heavily on improving internal and external communications, proactive site/product development, and data-driven marketing. With the support of local leaders, in five years, these efforts have announced more than 5,000 new jobs and $600 million in new investment. He is committed to assisting local industry, believing that successful communities prosper when the public and private sectors work together. With 20 years of experience, Robert has assisted companies from a variety of industries, successfully completing projects with businesses from across the US and more than a dozen countries, resulting in over $2.5 billion of announcements and more than 11,000 jobs.
Michelle Williams
Director
Fairfield Inn & Suites Fayetteville North
Area Director of Sales
Scott Pence
Ex-Officio
Fort Bragg - Garrison Command
Garrison Commander
Bianca Shoneman
Ex-Officio
Cool Spring Downtown District
CEO/President
Wesley Fountain
Director
Fayetteville State University
Director of Community Relations
Todd Kenthack
Director
Fort Bragg Federal Credit Union
CEO
Lisa Geddie
Director
Coldwell Banker Advantage
Director of Operations
Toni Cunnigan-Dixon
Greater Fayetteville Chamber
Interim CEO/President
Tracey Henderson
Director
The Henderson Firm
Attorney/Owner
Kevin Griess
Fort Bragg - Garrison Command
Garrison Commander