Board of Directors


Led by a board of directors composed of the region's business elite, the Greater Memphis Chamber has more than 2,300 members. Including Fortune 500 giants FedEx, ServiceMaster, and AutoZone, the Greater Memphis Chamber's diverse Board of Directors is the driving force behind Memphis' economic and social well-being.

 


Carolyn Hardy

Chairman of the Board
President and CEO
Chism Hardy Investments, LLC


Richard Smith
Vice Chairman

Vice President of Global Trade Services
FedEx Express


Lodie Biggs

Secretary/General Counsel
Shareholder
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC


Douglas Scarboro
Vice Chair of Finance / Treasurer
Vice President & Regional Executive of the Memphis
branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis


Calvin Anderson

Sr. Vice President, Corporate Affairs
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee


Leigh Shockey
Immediate Past Chair

CEO
Drexel Chemical


David Archer

Chief Executive Officer
Saint Francis Healthcare


Greg Barnes

Managing Partner
KPMG LLP


Otha Brandon

Director of Government Affairs
Comcast Cable


Scott Brockman

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Memphis/Shelby County Airport Authority


Doug Browne
President Peabody Hotels and Resorts / General Manager


Mauricio Calvo

Executive Director
Latino Memphis


Trey Carter

President
Olympic Career Training Institute


Andy Cates

President & CEO
Brokerage Services, Colliers International


Darrell Cobbins

President and CEO
Universal Commercial


Nancy Coffee

President and CEO
New Memphis Institute


Jerry Collins

President and CEO
MLGW


Dr. Reginald Coopwood

President & CEO
Regional One Health


Dianne Dixon

President, National Association of Women
Business Owners and Principal/Architect
Clark Dixon Architects


Dr. Tracy Hall

President
Southwest Tennessee Community College


Charles Hill

Attorney
Glankler Brown, PLLC


Jason Hood

Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc


Bruce Hopkins

President, West Tennessee Region
First Tennessee Bank


Odell Horton, Jr.
Attorney
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP


Laurita Jackson

Managing Partner
1Source Office and Facility Supply


Kevin Kane
President
Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau


Jason Little

Executive Vice President and COO
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.


Neely Mallory III
President
Mallory Alexander International Logistics


David C. May
Area President West Tennessee
Regions Bank


Brent Melancon
Vice President of Sales
Medtronic


Ray Pohlman
Vice President, Government and Community Relations
AutoZone


Elizabeth Rouse
President & CEO
ArtsMemphis


Dr. David Rudd
President
University of Memphis


Richard Shadyac
President
ALSAC St. Jude


Jack Soden
Chief Executive Officer
Elvis Presley Enterprises


Lee Still
Sr. Vice President, Business Banking Team Leader
SunTrust Bank


Blair Taylor

President
Memphis Tomorrow


Chuck Thomas III

Regional Director, External Affairs
AT&T


Dr. Michael Ugwueke

President & CEO
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare


David Waddell

President & CEO
Waddell & Associates


Laura Whitsitt
Divisional Senior Vice President,
Research & Emerging Technologies Advanced Surgical Devices Division, Smith & Nephew


Duncan Williams

President
Duncan Williams, Inc.


Roby Williams

President
Memphis Black Business Association


Spence Wilson Jr.

Vice President
Kemmons Wilson Companies


Luke Yancy

President and CEO
Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum


Jason Yarbro

Attorney
Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada