For Business Development

Connect, develop and grow.

Your membership allows us to create a network of nearly 1,300 businesses from all industry sectors who can lean on each other for support and ideas. Take advantage of this network and connect with other business leaders at our events, through your member information center, committees, programs and more.

Committees

Take your involvement with the Chamber a step further by volunteering for an event planning committee, by becoming a Redcoat, or by sitting on a Chamber committee.

Programs

Abilene’s talent pool and leadership isn’t just a driving force in our economy. It’s what separates us from the pack. Explore programs such as Military Affairs, Abilene Young Professionals and more.

Executive Team

Doug Peters, President & CEO, Abilene Chamber
Doug Peters, IOM, AP*
President & CEO
Frances Williamson, CPA*
Chief Financial Officer

Membership Team

Gray Bridwell*
Vice President, Military Affairs
Ashley DiMauro
Senior Director of Operations
Nathaniel Ellsworth
Office & Events Logistics Manager
Hudson Ewing
Member Development Manager
Jennifer Kent
Director of Programs
Cynthia Nesmith
Executive Administrator, Military Affairs
Kendal Subia
Events Manager
Doug Williamson
Government Affairs Director

Visitors Bureau Team

Kim Bosher
Sales Director
Ashli Brooks
Visitor Experience Associate
Courtney Eden
Sales Manager
Robert Lopez*
Vice President, Convention & Visitors Bureau
Tiffany Nichols
Senior Sales Director
Terri Owens
Office Administrator
Pam Sites
Visitors Experience Director
Kailey Valadez
Sports Experience Coordinator
David Waller
Communications Director

Cultural Affairs Team

Lynn Barnett*
Vice President, Cultural Affairs Council
Traci Hartmann
Young Audiences Assistant
Ninette Hawkins
Director of Operations
Laura King
Executive Director of Young Audiences of Abilene
Sidney Levesque
Director of Marketing
Madi Melbourne
Manager, CALF and Development Activities
Dawn Ripple
Executive Director of Children's Performing Arts Series
Susan Steele
CPAS Box Office Manager and Grants Administrator

Growth Alliance Team

Nathaniel Ellsworth
Office & Events Logistics Manager
Cameron Sloan
Talent & Emerging Business Specialist

MAC Team

Gray Bridwell*
Vice President, Military Affairs
Cynthia Nesmith
Executive Administrator, Military Affairs

Member Services Team

Ashley DiMauro
Senior Director of Operations
Nathaniel Ellsworth
Office & Events Logistics Manager
Hudson Ewing
Member Development Manager
Jennifer Kent
Director of Programs
Kendal Subia
Events Manager

Development Team

Ashley DiMauro
Senior Director of Operations
Hudson Ewing
Member Development Manager