The Chamber is a volunteer organization composed of individuals, businesses, industries, educators, and professionals who work together to advance the business, financial, industrial and civic interests of our community. It is an action agency designed to meet your needs! The organization is operated by a Board of Directors elected by the Chamber’s members. Annually the Board nominates the President, Vice Presidents, and Officers. The administrative head of the Chamber is the Executive Director.
The Executive Officers
While understanding the needs and necessity of regional cooperation, a champion, of Georgetown and Scott Counties autonomy.
A lifetime of public service to include President of the Georgetown Scott Co Chamber of Commerce, Vice President Scott Co United etc.
Developer of the communities of Mallard Point, Harbor Village, Westwoods, The Traditions at Falls Creek etc.
A nationally recognized poker player with appearances on ESPN and presently appearing on Poker Night in America on CBS Sports.
Proud father of three, and grandfather of eleven.
Over her 35 years at United Bank, she went from being a working high school student to a senior officer. She learned the business of banking at a young age and considers it one of her greatest accomplishments. “Education is important but for my journey, I was able to learn the business of banking hands on.”
Kimberly believes in being involved in organizations within her community. “Like so many people, my greatest satisfaction comes from helping others,” she says.
Kimberly and her husband, Barry, enjoy being at her parents’ farm where they raise cattle and hay. “My parents have had the greatest impact on my career because they taught me the importance of a strong work ethic, respect, and caring for others,” she says.
He is also the Market President for LifePoint West Central Kentucky which includes Georgetown Community Hospital and Bluegrass Community Hospital.
He and his wife, Brittany, have two young daughters that are 1 and 3.
Outside of work, William enjoys spending time with his family, friends and enjoying all that living in Central Kentucky has to offer.
She thoroughly enjoys working with the board and loves being part of the Georgetown community.
She is looking forward to her new position as the Treasurer this year.
Kim is currently the Assistant Vice President of Branch Services for Commonwealth Credit Union and worked in Georgetown for three years as the branch manager. “It’s been a pleasure working with the Chamber and their team.” She’s looking forward to another wonderful year.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OFFICERS
Mara has been in banking over a decade, worked in three different states, but was so happy to move back to Kentucky and be close to family in 2014.
David is also President of the Lexington Manufacturing Center (LMC), an OWL company. In addition to leading nearly 100 employees at OWL and LMC, David is heavily involved in the community and holds several positions with organizations throughout Kentucky that support economic development, reentry, and rehabilitation. Some of those organizations include the Franklin Co. ASAP, Kentucky Social Enterprise Alliance, the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board, the Bluegrass Workforce Innovation Board, Bluegrass Reentry Council, and numerous chambers.
Mark’s experience includes process redesign, lean manufacturing implementation, organizational consulting, organizational redesign, strategic planning, and employee development in both the private and public sectors. He serves as a board member for the Business and Education Network (BEN), the Georgetown/Scott County Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Central Kentucky, the Central Kentucky YMCA, Opportunities for Work and Learning (OWL), and the National Council of Advanced Technology Centers (NCATC). He also is a former board member of the Central Kentucky Region of the Sports Car Club of America (CKRSCCA) and enjoys all levels of sports car and formula car racing.
Mark’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from West Virginia University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Kentucky.
Prior to joining Hospice of the Bluegrass in late 2015, Meredith worked for three and a half years at the American Cancer Society and staffed the Relay For Life of Scott County. In that time from 2012-2015, the Relay For Life of Scott County set fundraising, team, and participant records in the community. Before joining the non-profit sector, she worked for five years in college admissions at Midway University and Transylvania University, recruiting students and coordinating student volunteers.
Meredith received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Transylvania University and her graduate degree from the University of Louisville. She is an active member of the Junior League of Lexington and served as the 2016 Charity Horse Show Media Chair. Meredith is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Scott County and served as Secretary on the LSC Steering Committee in 2016. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and parents.
As one of only six events in the world to be recognized as a CCI****, the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event is iconic in the sport of eventing and for Central Kentucky. As Executive Director of EEI, Lee is responsible for overseeing and managing the day-to-day operations of the organization to ensure we produce the highest quality event possible.
Prior to joining EEI Lee held the position of Senior Vice President for the National Tour Association. While with NTA, Lee oversaw all of the association’s operations and events. He was responsible for planning events all throughout North America and Europe ranging in size from 300 people to 3,000.
In his free time, Lee can be found at the soccer fields watching his sons play or spending time with family.
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2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
She has worked in the field of education as a business and marketing teacher, dean of students and assistant principal.
Michelle earned her Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, Masters in Business and Marketing Secondary Education also from the University of Kentucky, and a second Masters Degree and Rank I in Educational Leadership from Eastern Kentucky University.
Michelle is a graduate of Leadership Scott County, a Kentucky Colonel and serves on the board for the Center for Quality People and Organizations (CQPO) and Georgetown/Scott County Chamber of Commerce.
She, husband Greg and daughter Emily have called Georgetown, KY home for the past 12 years.
With her approachable style, a native’s keen insight and thorough knowledge of the area and a high community profile, Katy always has Georgetown’s best interests at heart.
Katy is a graduate of Georgetown College and a former family counselor and teacher. She loves the small town feel of Georgetown, even as it grows, which is created by all the small business owners throughout the city.
Dr. Hub is in his twenty-third (23rd) year in education after serving in the military for forty (40) months including a six (6) month tour in Desert Storm where he was awarded the Bronze Star medal and the Army Commendation medal with “V” device for Valor.
Kevin is the husband of Nanette and is the father of Keaton, Kasey and Luke.
Todd is a clergy member of the Northwest Texas Annual Conference.
Todd received a Ph.D. in Technical Communication and Rhetoric from Texas Tech University, a Master of Divinity degree from Perkins School of Theology, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities from McMurry University.
Georgetown Newspapers, Inc. since 1994.
Previously he was publisher of newspapers in Alabama and Texas.
Scogin has served on boards of the Georgetown/Scott County United Way, United Way of the Bluegrass, Salvation Army, Amen House, Kentucky Press Association, as well as several terms on the Georgetown/Scott County Chamber of Commerce. He has also served on chamber boards in Alabama, Louisiana and Texas.
Mike is married to Johnna, a teacher at Elkhorn Crossing School. They have two children, James, a recent graduate of Asbury University and Kate who is in the 7th grade at Royal Spring Middle School
Resa attends First Christian Church and actively volunteers in Scott County schools, where her two children attend. She is a former officer for Georgetown Community Theatre, Georgetown Woman’s Club, Georgetown Renaissance, Inc. and Leadership Scott County and has held positions with Georgetown College and the World Equestrian Games. She is also a past recipient of the Jim Reid Community Award.
Resa attended The University of Kentucky (BA – Journalism) and University of Georgia (M Ed – Sports & Event Management).
Prior to her current role, Chatham spent five years in tourism and environmental education as a member of TMMK’s Visitor Center, beginning in 2007, where she lead the development of TMMK’s award-winning environmental education program.
She is a 2007 graduate of Georgetown College with a B.A. in Communication & Media Studies. Chatham has served as a board member for the environmental non-profit, Bluegrass Greensource, and in 2016, served as vice president of community affairs for the Georgetown- Scott County Chamber of Commerce. She is a 2013 graduate of Leadership Lexington.
He fell in love with craft beer during a three year stent teaching English in Japan – where he met partner, Nathan Coppage.
Daniel mostly handles public relations for his company, Country Boy Brewing, and is a founding board member of the Kentucky Guild of Brewers where he chairs the Legislative Committee.
He attended Georgetown College where he double majored in History and French Language and minored in business administration.
Furthering his education, Daniel attended The Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce where he received his Masters of Arts with a focus on International Organizations and Agricultural Economics.
Previously he has served as VP Membership, VP Marketing and Communication, and Economic Affairs committee.
He enjoys keeping up with three children, three grandkids, two cats, and following Kentucky sports helps make the world go round in a good way.
Serving on the Chamber Board again is an honor.
He is a graduate of The Stoner Graduate School Of Banking, Cannon Trust School and Berea College where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration.
Mark volunteers at Scott County Habitat for Humanity, The Cardinal Sports Club and is an Elder at Harmony Christian Church.
He is a long time resident of Georgetown where he lives with his wife, Lisa and three children, Matt, Josh & Carly.