Members of the Abilene Chamber Board of Directors invest their time, resources and expertise to support the Chamber, its members and mission.

Chamber Officers


Laura Moore, The Grace Museum


Kelly Jay, Texas Media, Inc.


Dr. Kelsi Mangrem, Holland Hearing Center

Immediate Past Chair

Marshall Morris, First Financial Bank

President & CEO

Doug Peters, Abilene Chamber of Commerce

Executive Committee

Jaime Correa

AbiMar Foods, Inc.

Will Dugger

Jacob & Martin, Ltd.

Katie Alford

Community Foundation of Abilene


  • Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau: Donna Long-Wolfer, About Face Skin Care
  • Abilene Cultural Affairs Council: Pam Tippen
  • Abilene Industrial Foundation: Shaun Martin, Atmos Energy
  • Abilene Young Professionals: Joe Mangrem, Enprotec / Hibbs & Todd, Inc. (eHT)
  • Business Advocacy Council: Mitch Barnett, Barnett & Hill
  • Hispanic Business Council: Travis Ruiz, Nexstar Media Group
  • Leadership: Adam Lancaster, CCSB – Coleman County State Bank
  • Military Affairs Committee: Greg Blair, AEP Texas


  • Albert Gutierrez, KTAB/KRBC/Telemundo
  • Nathan Lowry, Big Country Title
  • Shaun Martin, Atmos Energy
  • Jennifer Cheung-Navejas, Hashi Teppan Grill
  • Cynthia Pearson, Day Nursery of Abilene
  • Tyler Sitzes, Sitzes Real Estate Holdings, LLC


  • Tiffany Gutierrez, Motis Investments, LLC
  • Rachel Lantrip, Texas State Technical College
  • Amanda O’Connor, Cypress Street Station
  • Brandon Osborne, Abilene Youth Sports Authority
  • Rick Waldraff, Goodwill – West Texas
  • Sabrina Williams, Optimum


  • David Bailey, First Financial Bank
  • Matt Beard, Maverick Saw Cutting & Core Drilling
  • Brad Benham, Hendrick Medical Center Foundation
  • Ted Evans, Lone Star Dry Goods
  • Shanna Kevill, Arrow Ford
  • Keith White, DATROO Technologies, LLC

MEMBERS AT LARGE (one-year term expires Sept. 30, 2023)

  • Katie Alford, Community Foundation of Abilene*
  • Jaime Correa, AbiMar Foods, Inc.*
  • Will Dugger, Jacob & Martin, Ltd.*

EX_OFFICIO (Non-Voting):

  • Downing Bolls, Taylor County Judge
  • Eric Bruntmyer, Hardin-Simmons University
  • Heather Hicks, Cisco College
  • Robert Hanna, Abilene City Manager
  • Sandra Harper, McMurry University
  • Linda Hinshaw, Abilene State Supported Living Center
  • Stan Lambert, State Representative – District 71
  • Col Thomas Lankford, 317th Airlift Wing Commander – Dyess AFB
  • Joey Light, Wylie Independent School District
  • Justin Price, Texas State Technical College
  • Delores Moore, Black Chamber of Commerce
  • Mary Ross, Workforce Solutions
  • Phil Schubert, Abilene Christian University
  • David Smith, Small Business Development Center
  • Col Joseph Kramer, 7th Bomb Wing Commander – Dyess AFB
  • David Young, Abilene Independent School District

*Denotes officer and the three board members selected by the chairman to make up the executive committee.

Additional Resources

Annual Report

Annually we produce a report to highlight the previous year’s accomplishments towards the goals set forth by the Chamber’s Board of Directors.

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Program of Work

The Chamber’s Board of Directors have outlined five specific organizational goals focused on delivering value to Chamber members and continuing to create a business friendly environment for all.

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