Who We Are

The Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce is Sumner County’s largest Chamber, representing the interests of its 800+ member businesses and 8,730 member employees throughout the area. The Chamber's talented, professional staff works with hundreds of engaged member companies, volunteers and partners in an effort to create and sustain a dynamic Hendersonville. In addition to helping advance member businesses, the Hendersonville Chamber works in partnership with other chambers in the Nashville region in pursuit of success in today’s global economy.

Mission Statement

To be the premier organization for the connection, advocacy, promotion and support of business in the Hendersonville Area.

Vision Statement

The Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce sets the standard for excellence in membership services, community alliances and business growth and development within the Hendersonville area. We connect business with customers, suppliers and important community issues, advocate for our broad and diverse members to create a climate of growth, promote business through a variety of marketing activities to the community and member to member, and support members through education, recognition and business assistance.

Executive Committee

  • Lynn Bowles, Vice Chair/Board Member  - Hendersonville Lifestyle Magazine
  • Marty Cook, Immediate Past Chair - Bone McAllester Norton, PLLC - Cook
  • Kelley  Crecelius, Vice Chair/Board Member - First Horizon Bank
  • Dr  Dauer, Vice Chair/Board Member - Union University Hendersonville
  • Kathleen Hawkins, President/CEO - Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Kevin Jones, Vice Chair/Board Member - Keller Williams Realty
  • Amy Raines, Chair Elect - Park Place Retirement Community   
  • Sean Roach, Treasurer - Sean Roach & Associates
  • Lee Rucks, Board Chair - Christian Brothers Automotive    
  • Mary Dohner Smith, Legal Counsel - Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Board of Directors

  • Lynn Bowles, Vice Chair/Board Member  - Hendersonville Lifestyle Magazine
  • Mayor Clary, ex-officio - City of Hendersonville    
  • Marty Cook, Immediate Past Chair - Bone McAllester Norton, PLLC - Cook
  • Justin Coury, Board Member - TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center    
  • Kelley  Crecelius, Vice Chair/Board Member - First Horizon Bank
  • Dr  Dauer, Vice Chair/Board Member - Union University Hendersonville
  • Taylor Harrison, Board Member - Tenn Properties  
  • Kathleen Hawkins, President/CEO - Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Jimmy Johnston, ex-officio - Forward Sumner    
  • Kevin Jones, Vice Chair/Board Member - Keller Williams Realty
  • Jerry Joslin, Board Member- Goodpasture Christian School
  • Penny McElhaney, Board Member - Rocky McElhaney Law Firm  
  • Dr. Courtney Moseley, Board Member - Music City Health  
  • Rick Murray, Board Member - Memories By Murray  
  • Jennifer Perry, Board Member - Roof Doctors of Nashville    
  • Dr Phillips, ex-officio - Sumner County Board of Education  
  • Kathy Raglin, Board Member - Sumner County YMCA    
  • Amy Raines, Chair Elect - Park Place Retirement Community   
  • Scot Robinson, Board Member - Olympian Construction    
  • Sean Roach, Treasurer - Sean Roach & Associates
  • Lee Rucks, Board Chair - Christian Brothers Automotive    
  • Mary Dohner Smith, Legal Counsel - Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
  • Jennifer Turrill, Board Member - Bluegrass Yacht and Country Club    

Chamber Staff

Gennie Campbell

Accounting and Operation Manager

 

 

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Kathleen Hawkins

President/CEO

 

 

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Erin Morton

Director of Events

 

 

Alexis O'Malley

Member Advocacy & Community Relations