Chamber has new leadership
A new group of local business leaders have been selected to join the board of the Greater Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce.
Marc Schaefer, president/CEO of Truliant Federal Credit Union, is the chairman of the 2013 Chamber Board of Directors. Other board leaders include First Vice Chairman Scott Sewell, vice president of technology acquisition and development at Cook Medical; and Second Vice Chairman Jerry of Cook, vice president government relations and trade at Hanesbrands.
Those elected to three-year terms on the board are: City Council Member Robert Clark; Greg Cox of Bank of America/Merrill Lynch; John Davenport of Davenport Transportation Consulting; Drew Dixon of Inmar, Inc.; Allen Joines, mayor of Winston-Salem and head of the Winston-Salem Alliance; Milton Kern of SunTrust; Dr. Susan Pauley of Salem Academy & College; Patti Shugart of Carolina Liquid Chemistries Corp.; and Eric Tomlinson of the Piedmont Triad Research Park.
The Greater Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce membership includes about 1,800 businesses located in Forsyth County and other parts of the Triad. The Chamber is dedicated to establishing Winston-Salem as a technology-driven economic center, while providing services to strengthen existing businesses, support entrepreneurs, and encourage small business creation.