First Choice, Primary Voice

Who We Are

The Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce is a business leadership organization - governed by a 15 member Board of Directors, run by a talented staff, and supported by community investors.

All photos courtesy of Cesar Carrasco (http://www.cesarcarrasco.com/).


2018 Executive Committee

Jennifer Warren
Jennifer Warren - 2015
President
Warren-Hay, Mechanical Contractors

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Raul Herrera - 2017
Vice President


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Jeff Strickler - 2014
Treasurer
UNC Health Care

Denise Carrillo
Denise Carrillo - 2017
Secretary


2018 Directors

matt dietz farm bureau
Matt Deitz - 2016
North Carolina Farm Bureau


Rufus Jackson - 2017
Duke Energy

Jill McCullough

Jill McCullough - 2014
Performance Auto Mall

 

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Tom Struckmeyer - 2018
Edward Jones Investments

 

Ambassadors

In addition to our Board of Directors, volunteers serve as Ambassadors and play a supportive role in strategic direction of the Chamber's membership services. Ambassadors serve as representatives of the Chamber both in the community as well as directly with member businesses. 

Emilee Collins, Collins Design Realty
Ashleylayne Bell, BB&T
David Brooks,
Triangle Area Polo Club
Cesar Carrasco,
On the Edge NC
Chris Brown
, Duke Energy

Ravonda Cole, CMIT Solutions of Chapel Hill
Mike Hughes, Edward Jones Investments
Mark Bateman, Hot Tin Roof
Rachel Hawkins, Hoof Beat Farms
Chris Johnson, Brand Builderz
Katy Zvolerin, PHE, Inc.
Billy Maupin
, Redeye
Bessie Mbadugha
, The Expedition School
John Tatreau, Keller-Williams Realty
Leslie Weaver, 97.9 The Hill WCHL/Chapelboro.com
Eric Douglas, State Farm
Lindsley Bowen, Carlisle & Linny Vintage Jewelry (Downtown Hillsborough Merchants)
Dani Black, Bigger Tables Culinary and Service Consulting (Hillsborough Restaurants & Bars)
Lindsay Rivera
, Mystery Brewing Company (West Hillsborough Merchants)

Kelly Suggs Potter, Solgarden (Central Carolina Women in Business)


 

 

Kim Tesoro
Chief Executive Officer
kim@hillsboroughchamber.com

A resident of Orange County since 1993, Kim comes to the Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce with a goal to improve the organization's ability to benefit its membership and create new opportunity in Hillsborough. While Kim is a native North Carolinian, her undergraduate work in Marketing & Business Management was completed at Mississippi College and Hinds Community College. Her professional background includes sales, marketing and purchasing for numerous corporations.
  
  

 

Amy Wilmoth
Communications and Member Services Specialist
amy@hillsboroughchamber.com 

A native North Carolinian, Amy brings over 25 years of marketing and communications experience.   A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Media and Journalism, Amy's love for Hillsborough and Orange County has only grown the 30+ years that she has lived in the Triangle.