Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce announces 2024 Board and President, Eric Chambless
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is delighted to announce that Eric Chambless of Community Bank, will be serving as the President of the Board of Directors for the year 2024.
Eric Chambless began his banking career in 1994. Currently, he is the MS Coast Division President for Community Bank. Eric oversees the day-to-day operations of the MS Coast Region’s ten offices located along the MS Gulf Coast, as well as George and Greene Counties. Eric is a graduate of the Mississippi School of Banking at The University of Mississippi and a graduate of The Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.
Active in his community, Eric serves as a Board of Director for the Mississippi Center for Autism and South Mississippi Planning and Development District. He also serves as Finance Chair and on the Admin Council at Coalville United Church.
Eric is married to the former Jennifer Patterson and together, they have two children, Greyson (Gabrielle) and Bailey. Eric is also the proud grandfather to Pryce.
Others serving on the 2024 Board of Directors are:
Jakavious Pickett: President-Elect, Ingalls Shipbuilding
Amber Olsen: Immediate Past President, Nextaff
Heather Smith: Attorney (non-voting), Butler Snow
Jennifer Lee: Treasurer, Island View Casino
Adele Lyons: Chief Executive Officer (non-voting), MS Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce
Lauren McCrory: Biloxi Chamber Chair, Phelps Dunbar
Tom Wade: Gulfport Chamber Chair, Gulf States Engineering
Stephanie Mathes: Long Beach Chamber Chair, The Corps Network
Shaun Pittman: Pass Christian Chamber Chair, Cat Island Coffee / Pass Christian Books
Lauren Santa Cruz: Leadership Gulf Coast Chair, Hancock Whitney
Christian Hartley: Coast Young Professionals Chair, Cadence Bank
Nell Schmidt: Military One Coast Chair, Keesler Federal Credit Union
Keva Scott: Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Club of the Gulf Coast
Hope Blankenship: Board of Directors, To the Rescue Bookeeping, LLC
Emily Burke: Board of Directors, Beau Rivage
Kimberly Rasmussen: Board of Directors, Pugh's Florist
Christen Duhe': Board of Directors, Gulf Coast Community Foundation
Georgia Storey: Board of Directors, Singing River Health Systems.
Bryan Jacobs: Board of Directors, State Farm
Ryan Goldin: Board of Directors, Florence Gardens
Frank Dawson: Board of Directors, Mississippi Power
Angelyn Zeringue: Board of Directors, SouthGroup Insurance
David Duhe': Board of Directors, Balch & Bingham
Leslie Kelley: Board of Directors, Community Bank
Cindy Lamb: Board of Directors, Eley Guild Hardy
Arlana Hargrave: Board of Directors, Careplus Realty
Ric Williams: MGCCC Foundation Chair, Ex-Officio, The First, A National Banking Association
Brent Fairley: Investment Committee Chair - Ex-Officio, Hancock Whitney
Joel Moody: Ex-Officio, Warren Paving
Keith Williams: Ex-Officio, MP Design Group
For more information regarding the 2024 Board of Directors of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, visit mscoastchamber.com or call 228-604-0014.