• Chamber Board & Staff

  • 2019 Executive Committee

  • Marc Jessup
    The Jessup Group


    Chris McCutcheon
    immediate Past Chair
    Wells Fargo



    Lee Hodge
    Chair Elect
    Ward and Smith, P.A. 

    Kyle Dickerson
    Sumrell Sugg, Attorneys at Law


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    Kevin Roberts
    New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce



    Jeff Medln

    First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. 


    James "Smoke" Boyd
    The Flame Banquet Centre


    Robin Schaefer
    CarolinaEast Health System



  • 2019 Board of Directors

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    Danny Batten
    Surf, Wind & Fire


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    Mike Raines
    Century 21 Zaytoun Raines



    Sandra Phelps
    United Way of Coastal Carolina, Inc.


    Katie Giles


    Donna Harmatuck
    Team New Bern


    Janice Thompson


    Wendy Fisher
    Fisher Oil Co./Fuel Market

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    Ed Hughes



    Millie Chalk
    Duke Energy Progress



    Dr. Dwight Carlblom
    The Epiphany School of Global Studies



    Amanda Banks
    Coastal Boat Lift Repair, LLC


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    Don Brinkley
    Union Bank


    Ashley Martin
    Raymond James Financial Services

    Drake Bratton
    Coldwell Banker Willis - Smith Co.

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    Bob Van Ells
    Craven County Wood Energy



    Rolando Hernandez
    DoubleTree by Hilton New Bern - Riverfront



    Bill Stewart
    BSH Home Appliances Corporation


    Alison Parker
    AlphaGraphics of New Bern


    Phil Vernelson
    You've Got Maids


    Chris Hayter
    International Paper Company


    Shane Grant
    Bender Apparel

  • Ex-Officio Seats

    Voting: By Appointment

    Andy Shorter - Director, Coastal Carolina Regional Airport
    Lynne Harakal - Executive Director, Swiss Bear, Inc.

    Voting: At-large

    Mary McGee  - Director, New Bern - Craven County Convention & Visitors Center
    Dr. Meghan Doyle - Superintendent, Craven County Schools
    Dr. Ray Staats  - President, Craven Community College
    Dr. Stuart Blount - Director, University of Mount Olive at New Bern
    Tharesa Lee - Past Chair 2016
    Dan Roberts - Past Chair 2017
    Tom Braaten - Past Chair 2013


    Mark Stephens - City Manager, City of New Bern, MCAS Cherry Point, Community Plans & Liaison
    Larry Squires - MCAS  Cherry Point, Community Plans & Liaison
  • Chamber Ambassador

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    Benjamin Britt
    Brinson Insurance Agency  

    Julie Ewell
    WCTI Newschannel 12

    Lori Miller
    Executive Personnel Group, LLC

    Barbara Lee 
    First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.






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    Nelda Coats
    Movement Mortgage  


    Ashley Bennett
    Donna & Team New Bern


    Wendy McCoy
    Union Home Mortgage

    Mitch Meminger
    Edward Jones - Mitch Meminger

  • Shane Grant
    Bender Apparel & Signs

    Tharesa Lee
    Intentional Excellence Consulting


    For more information or to contact the chamber office please click here.

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