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Jackson Chamber Announces 2021-2022 Board Members

February 1, 2021



The Jackson Chamber’s Board of Directors elected board members at their January meeting, taking office on February 1.


2021-2022 Executive Committee Members (also members of the Board of Directors) are:

James “J.R.” Ross, Chairman, West Tennessee Healthcare

Todd Swims, First Vice Chairman/Chairman-Elect, Leaders Credit Union

Jim Ferrell, Immediate Past Chairman, Jackson Energy Authority

Kyle Spurgeon, President/CEO, Jackson Chamber

Curtis Mansfield, Secretary and Treasurer, First Bank (appointed by the Chairman)

Mayor Scott Conger, Ex Officio, City of Jackson

Mayor Jimmy Harris, Ex Officio, Madison County


The board elected three new members to serve three-year terms on the Board of Directors. They are:

Will Lovelady, Stix N Smoke Cigars

John Goodwin, Conagra Brands, Inc.

Diane Rushing, Le Bonheur Children’s Outpatient Center


Chairman Ross re-appointed three members to serve one-year terms on the Board of Directors. They are:

Lanier English, McCoy’s Heating & Air

Mark Taylor, Master Medical Equipment (MME)

Martin Williams, Jackson Coca-Cola


Lowell Beller, Central Distributors, Inc., is the 2021-2022 Leadership Jackson Alumni Association representative.


Returning Directors are Bob Arrington, Arrington Funeral Directors and Crematory; Brad Box, Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, P.L.C.; Stephen Eldridge, Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC; Chuck Newell, Simmons Bank; Roger Smith, Thompson & Smith, LLC; Ex Officio members are Dr. George Pimentel, Jackson State Community College; Dr. Logan Hampton, Lane College; Dr. Marlon King, Jackson-Madison County School System; Mayor Connie Mullins, City of Medon; Dr. Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver, Union University; Dr. Niles Reddick, The University of Memphis-Lambuth Campus; Mayor Larry Sanders, City of Three Way; and Dr. Jeff Sisk, Tennessee College of Applied Technology.


About the Jackson Chamber:

The Jackson Chamber was founded in 1905 – seven years prior to the United States Chamber of Commerce. The chamber consists of a diverse and talented staff, an executive committee, dedicated volunteers, and more than 1,000 business members – all committed to growing the economy and quality of life for everyone in Madison County and the region.

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