Kyle Spurgeon
President/CEO
Kyle Spurgeon is president/CEO of Jackson Chamber, Jackson, TN. The organization represents 1250+ business members in Jackson/Madison County and parts of West Tennessee. Before joining the chamber, Spurgeon was vice-president, Read More
Ryan Porter
Chief Operating Officer/General Counsel
Ryan Porter joined the chamber staff in 2011. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in Criminal Justice and the Nashville School of Law. As the Chief Read More
Russell Cook
Chief Financial Officer
Russell Cook is the Chief Financial Officer for the Jackson Chamber. He oversees all financial planning, record keeping, and reporting for the chamber. He is also responsible for executive committee Read More
Vicki Bunch
Manager of Workforce Development
As manager of Workforce Development, Bunch will develop and plan the workforce development strategy, collaborating with the chamber’s economic development team and workforce development stakeholders. She will maintain communication with Read More
Julie Daniels
Communications Coordinator
As communications coordinator, Julie Daniels oversees public relations for the chamber and organizes all chamber communications. She is responsible for marketing efforts, including social media, news releases, graphic design, photography, Read More
Kristy Dew
Member Engagement Specialist
Kristy Dew serves as member engagement specialist. She organizes and manages the daily operations of the membership department and supervises the chamber’s Emissaries, a group of volunteers that connect with Read More
Jill Erling
Manager of Events
Jill Erling serves as manager of events for the Jackson Chamber. She manages the daily affairs of Jackson Chamber events including ribbon cuttings and overseeing the Ambassadors. The Ambassadors are Read More
Cameron Hansbrough
Director of Member Relations
Cameron Hansbrough serves as director of member relations for the Jackson Chamber. As director of member relations she oversees the chamber’s membership development including new growth and retention of membership. Read More
Paige Keith
Visitor Services Coordinator
As visitor services coordinator, Keith is in charge of updating and maintaining the Jackson event calendar, preparing and tracking visitor fulfillments, assisting with social media campaigns, as well as daily Read More
Hannah Hartig
Economic Development Assistant
Hartig is responsible for performing a variety of economic development and administrative duties and will be an integral part of the industrial recruitment and retention process. She will also have Read More
Joel Newman
Director, West Tennessee Business Resource Center
Joel Newman is the director of the West Tennessee Business Resource Center and is the senior small business specialist for the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) for the Southwest Read More
Lori Nunnery
Executive Director, Jackson Tourism
With more than 8 years in the non-profit industry in progressively responsible strategic positions, preceded by almost 15 years in the tourism and hospitality fields in significant positions, Nunnery has Read More
Brandy Stutsman
Director of Leadership Development
Brandy Stutsman joined the chamber staff in 2007 as administrative assistant for Business Services. In 2013, she was promoted to program coordinator and in 2016, Brandy took over as manager Read More
Joyce Welch
Office Manager
Joyce Welch joined the chamber staff in 2008. She is a graduate of the Jackson Area Vocational School and a Dale Carnegie Training graduate. As office manager for the Jackson Read More
Mandy White
Senior Vice President, Economic Development
White brings over 15 years of economic development experience in economic development, industrial recruitment and retention to her role as the senior vice president, economic development, with the Jackson Chamber. Read More
Michael Jones
College Success Lead Advisor
Michael Jones is college success lead advisor for the Southwest Tennessee Reconnect program. As part of Governor Haslam’s Drive to 55 programs, this program helps adults return to college to Read More

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2018

Jim Ferrell, Chairman of the Board

President and CEO, Jackson Energy Authority

James “J.R.” Ross, First Vice Chairman/Chairman-Elect

President and CEO, West Tennessee Healthcare

Ben Ferguson, Immediate Past Chairman

President, Personnel Placements, LLC

Kyle Spurgeon

President/CEO, Jackson Chamber

Curtis F. Mansfield, Secretary/Treasurer

President, FirstBank

Mayor Jerry Gist

Ex-Officio, City of Jackson

Mayor Jimmy Harris

Ex-Officio, Madison County Courthouse

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2018

Jim Ferrell, Chairman of the Board

President and CEO, Jackson Energy Authority

James “J.R.” Ross, First Vice Chairman/Chairman-Elect

President and CEO, West Tennessee Healthcare

Brad Box

Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, P.L.C

Angie Counce

Vice President Operations, PRA Group

Shawn Daly

Plant Manager, Toyota Bodine Aluminum

Bill Dement

President, Dement Construction Company, LLC

Pierre DuVentre

Owner, D’Top Roofing and Repair

Ben Ferguson, Immediate Past Chairman

President, Personnel Placements, LLC

James Kirkland

H & M Company, Inc.

Curtis F. Mansfield, Secretary/Treasurer

President, FirstBank

Susan Morris

Owner, Express Employment Professionals

Michael Overbey

General Manager, Central Distributors, Inc.

John Reid

President, JMS Russel Metals Corp.

Janet Silver

CEO, Robert's Jewelers

Kyle Spurgeon

President/CEO, Jackson Chamber

Bill White

President, First Tennessee Bank

Swee Har Wilcox

Operations Manager, Novolex

EX OFFICIO MEMBERS

Mayor Jerry Gist

City of Jackson

Dr. Allana Hamilton

President, Jackson State Community College

Dr. Logan Hampton

President, Lane College

Mayor Jimmy Harris

Madison County Courthouse

Dr. Eric Jones

Director of Schools, Jackson-Madison County School System

Jack Mathis

Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC

Mayor Connie Mullins

City of Medon

Dr. Samuel "Dub" Oliver

President, Union University

Dr. Niles Reddick

Vice Provost, The University of Memphis - Lambuth Campus

Mayor Larry Sanders

City of Three Way

Dr. Jeff Sisk

Director, Tennessee College of Applied Technology

Jackson Chamber


197 Auditorium Street
Jackson, TN 38301

731.423.2200 | chamber@jacksontn.com

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