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Board of Directors

Meet the people who make sure we succeed.

Business-Led, Member-Driven

Our Board of Directors are made up of some of the region’s elite business men and women, representing companies of many sizes and industries. These leaders are the driving force behind the Chamber’s strategic efforts to create economic growth for all in Memphis.

Leadership

Carolyn Hardy
Chairman of the Board
President and CEO
Chism Hardy Investments, Inc.

Richard Smith
Vice Chairman
President and CEO
FedEx Trade Networks, Inc.

Lodie Biggs
Secretary/General Counsel
Shareholder
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Douglas ScarboroDouglas Scarboro
Vice Chair of Finance/Treasurer
SVP/Regional Executive
Memphis Branch – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Board Members

Calvin Anderson
Sr. Vice President, Corporate Affairs (Retired)
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Leigh Shockey
Immediate Past Chair
CEO
Drexel Chemical

Greg Barnes
Managing Partner
KPMG LLP

Scott Brockman
Executive Vice President & COO
Memphis/Shelby County Airport Authority

Doug Browne
President/General Manager
Peabody Hotels & Resorts

Mauricio Calvo
Executive Director
Latino Memphis

Trey Carter
President
Olympic Career Training Institute

Andy Cates
President & CEO
Brokerage Services, Colliers International

Darrell Cobbins
President & CEO
Universal Commercial

Nancy Coffee
President & CEO
New Memphis Institute

Jerry Collins
President & CEO
MLGW

Reginald Coopwood
President & CEO
Regional One Health

Dianne Dixon
President, National Association of Women Business Owners &
Principal/Architect, Clark Dixon Architects

Terri Freeman
President
National Civil Rights Museum

Willie Gregory
Director, Global Community Impact
Nike

Tracy Hall
President
Southwest Tennessee Community College

Charles Hill
Attorney
Glankler Brown, PLLC

Jason Hood
Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.

Bruce Hopkins
President, West Tennessee Region
First Tennessee Bank

Odell Horton, Jr.
Attorney
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP

Laurita Jackson
Managing Partner
1Source Office and Facility Supply

Kevin Kane
President
Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau

Jason Little
President & CEO
Baptist Memorial Health Care

Neely Mallory III
President
Mallory Alexander International Logistics

David C. May
Area President, West Tennessee
Regions Bank

Ray Pohlman
Vice President, Government and Community Relations
AutoZone

Richard Shadyac
President
ALSAC/St. Jude

Jim Slaba
Director, Strategy & Innovation
Medtronic

Jack Soden
President & CEO
Elvis Presley Enterprises

Lee Still
Senior Vice President, Business Banking Team Leader
SunTrust Bank

Blair Taylor
President
Memphis Tomorrow

Chuck Thomas III
Regional Director, External Affairs
AT&T

Dr. Michael Ugwueke
President & CEO
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

David Waddell
President & CEO
Waddell & Associates

Laura Whitsitt
Senior Vice President, Research & Development – Orthopaedics
Smith & Nephew

Duncan Williams
President
Duncan Williams, Inc.

Roby Williams
President
Memphis Black Business Association

Spence Wilson, Jr.
Vice President
Kemmons Wilson Companies

Luke Yancy
President & CEO
Mid-South Minority Business Council (MMBC) Continuum

Jason Yarbro
Attorney
Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada

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