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Board of Directors

The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce is a business leadership organization governed by a 22 member Board of Directors, run by a staff of 4, and supported by community investors. The Chamber advocates for the business interests of our community; connects members with the people and information they need to thrive; helps members improve by saving money and promoting a thriving economy and community.

Gary Blabon

Gary Blabon

Chair of The Board
Novant Health Rowan Medical Center


Bob Honeycutt

Chair - Elect
F&M Bank

Alan Burke

Alan Burke

Alan Burke CPA

Starling Johsnon

Starling Johnson

Division Chair - Membership
Johnson Concrete


Terry Osborne

Division Chair - Public Affairs
Rowan County ABC Board

Rita Foil

Rita Foil

Division Chair - Education & Workforce
Rowan-Salisbury School System


Nicole Holmes Matangira

Immediate Past Chair
Holmes Iron & Metal and Matangira Recycling

Other Board Members:

Sharon Baker, Integro

Mike Beaver, Beaver Brothers, Inc.

Amie Morgan Baudoin, Morgan Ridge

Kevin Davis, Belk

Dr. Melanie Denton Dombrowski, Salisbury Eyecare and Eyewear, OD, PLLC

Elia Gegorek, Gegorek & Associates Realty, LLC

Mike Grandizio, Hotwire Communications

Dr. Eric Hake, Catawba College

Elaine Holden, NC Transportation Museum

Ken Ingle, Rowan Cabarrus Community College

Bill Johnson, Trinity Oaks

Dr. Nicole Sherrill-Corry, NSC Behavioral Concepts

Pete Teague, Livingstone College

Shane Valley, Food Lion

Carmen Harper, Hood Theological Seminary