Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Announces 2018 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

THE LAKELAND AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE FOLLOWING BUSINESS LEADERS HAVE BEEN ELECTED TO SERVE A ONE-YEAR TERM ON THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AS OFFICERS OF THE CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2018. 

Chairman of the Board:  Weymon Snuggs (Citizens Bank & Trust)

Chair elect:  Michelle Ledford (MADE)

Immediate Past Chairman:  Janice Tedder Jones (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP)

Treasurer:  Shane Kunze (Publix Super Markets, Inc.)

Vice Chair, Advocacy:  Will Link (Reed, Mawhinney & Link, PLLC)

Vice Chair, Business Resource Center:  Matt Clark (Broadway Real Estate Services)

Vice Chair, Communications/Marketing:  Stacey Heacock Weeks (Heacock Insurance Group)

Vice Chair, Engagement:  Jonathan Crain (Two Men and A Truck)

Vice Chair, Investor Development:  Gow Fields (Fields Insurance & Financial Group)

General Counsel:  Sandra Sheets (GrayRobinson, P.A.)

President:  Corydon G. “Cory” Skeates

THE FOLLOWING BUSINESS LEADERS HAVE BEEN ELECTED BY THE CHAMBER’S 1,400+ MEMBER BUSINESSES TO SERVE A THREE-YEAR TERM ON THE CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2018.

Brian Burns (Ledger Media Group)

Jacqueline Byrd (Polk County Public Schools)

Danielle Drummond (Lakeland Regional Health)

Gow Fields (Fields Insurance & Financial Group)

Chrissanne Long (Maximize Digital Media)

Maggie Mariucci (Florida Polytechnic University)

Chuck McDanal (Kindelan McDanal & Associates)

Harold McLeod (SunTrust Bank)

Jason Rodda (Rodda Construction, Inc.)

Jim Sidou (Saddle Creek Logistics Services)

Amanda Walls (Peterson & Myers, P.A.)

Stacey Heacock Weeks (Heacock Insurance Group)

THE FOLLOWING BUSINESS LEADERS HAVE BEEN APPOINTED TO SERVE A ONE-YEAR TERM ON THE CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2018.

Holland Henderson (Allen & Company of Florida, Inc.)

Derek Oxford (CPS Investment Advisors)

IN ADDITION, THE FOLLOWING BUSINESS LEADERS WERE APPOINTED TO FILL VACANT SEATS:

Joe G. Tedder (JBT Properties, LLC)

Shelly Wilkes (Lakeland Magic)

Bill Mutz, Mayor, City of Lakeland, will serve as an ex-officio board member effective January 2, 2018.

THEY WILL JOIN THE FOLLOWING BOARD MEMBERS IN CARRYING OUT THE GOVERNANCE OF THE LAKELAND CHAMBER:

Dr. Lyle Bowlin (Southeastern University, Jannetides College of Business & Entrepreneurial Leadership)

David Brown (Bank of Central Florida)

Anthony Camarillo (The Lakeland Center)

Liz Craven (ProAd Media)

Tony Delgado (City of Lakeland)

Dale Dreyer (CenterState Bank of Florida, N.A.)

Dr. Kyle Fedler (Florida Southern College)

David Hallock (GrayRobinson, P.A.)

Aiman Kumha (Watson Clinic LLP)

Reverend Eddie Lake (New Bethel AME Church)

John Lancaster (Clark, Campbell, Lancaster & Munson, P.A.)

Cindy Maddox (Omnia, Inc.)

Dr. Donna McWilliams (My Pet’s Animal Hospital)

Matt Mucci (AT&T Florida)

David Robinson (DSM Technology Consultants)

Steve Scruggs (Lakeland Economic Development Council)

Katie Daughtrey Tinsley (Alliance for Independence)

Ashley Troutman (Northwestern Mutual)

The tremendous leadership and expertise of these individuals will be of great benefit to the organization in carrying out its mission:  to be the leading organization dedicated to creating a climate where business can prosper.