Leadership

Leadership and strategic direction of the Chamber of Commerce is established and coordinated by our elected Board of Directors, Board Members and permanent staff. Together our board enhances the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce’s ability to stay focused on the implementation of its long-term strategic plan as well as setting the tone for shared leadership throughout the organization.

Board Members


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

John Asbell, Chair
Georgia Power

Eric Blackman, Immediate Past Chair
Emory at LaGrange

Casey Smith, Chair-Elect
Calumet Bank

Marlene Rhodes, Secretary/Treasurer
Renasant Bank

Page Estes, President

Chunk Newman, Vice Chair for Public Policy
Batson-Cook Company

Phillip Alexander,Vice Chair for Leadership Development
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Jason Ransbottom,Vice Chair for Talent & Workforce Development
Powertech America

Loraine Allen, Vice Chair for Talent & Workforce Development
West Georgia Society for Human Resource Managers

​Dale Jackson,Vice Chairman for Business & Entrepreneurial Development
Jackson Heating & Air

Richard Ennis, Vice Chair for Membership Development
New York Life—Richard Ennis

JJ Kuerzi, Vice Chair for Marketing & Tourism
Troup County Parks & Recreation

Patricia Rogers, Vice Chair for Marketing & Tourism
West Georgia Health

George Bailey, Vice Chair for Hogansville Business Council
City of Hogansville

Meghan Duke, Vice Chair for West Point Business Council
City of West Point


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Monica Barber
City of West Point

Joshua Harrelson
Point University

Al Brannon
Marketplace at Lafayette Square

Jay Brown
Interface

Kathy Carlisle
thINC College & Career Academy

Cynthia Culbreath
Duracell

Michael Dollar
Hutchinson Traylor

Brandon Eley
2bigfeet.com

Ken Horton
Sewon America

Jamey Jackson
Malone Staffing

Jake Jones
CB&T

Opal Hogg
Jindal Films

Cheryl Magby
City of West Point

Mark Metterick-Jones
Hogan House

Leigh Newman
West Georgia Technical College

Martha Pirkle
LaGrange College

Patrick Sands
Kia Motors Manufacturing, Georgia, Inc.

Beth Schiller
Express Employment Professionals

Bill Stankiewicz
William & Mary’s Antiques

Kathy Tilley
Troup County Center for Strategic Planning

Jason Weldon
Houze & Associates

 


AFFILIATE CHAIRS

James Emery, Ex Officio, West Point Lake Advisory Council, Troup County Commission
Cliff Meeks, Ex Officio, Racial Trustbuilding Initiative, 100 Black Men of West Georgia
Trae Long, Ex Officio, Networking Group & HYPE, Gay & Joseph, CPA, PC

 

Staff

Page Estes
President
pestes@lagrangechamber.com
 
Renae Willis
Vice President of Business Development & Marketing
renae@lagrangechamber.com
 
Dave Marler
Vice President of Marketing & Tourism
dave@lagrangechamber.com
 
Sheila Rowe
Director of Community Relations & Sales
sheila@lagrangechamber.com
 
LeTisha Smith
Director of Programs & Events
letisha@lagrangechamber.com
 
Brittany Simmons
Visitor Center Manager
brittany@lagrangechamber.com
 

Chairman Level Sponsors

Director Level Sponsors

Jindal Films