Board of Directors


The members of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors are elected by the Chamber’s members and are ranking executives in their organizations, representing many of the area’s leading firms and industries, as well as the small business segment. These executives provide leadership as the Chamber pursues its strategic plan to foster a strong and growing economy in the Macon-Bibb County area.

2023 – Executive Committee

Scott Seigel
2023 Board Chair
Tyson Firlotte
Chair Elect 2023, Vice Chair Macon Works
Irving Consumer Products, Inc.
Patrick Goff
General Counsel
Jones Cork, LLP
Cristen Carter 
Clayton, Carter LLC, CPA
Andrew Eck
Vice Chair of Member Engagement
Georgia Artisan

Ivan Allen
Immediate Past Chair
Central Georgia Technical College

Ember Bishop Bentley 
Vice Chair of Regional & Government Partnerships & Military Affairs
Middle Georgia State University 

Robbo Hatcher
Vice Chair of Forward Macon 
H2 Capital

Ivey Hall 
Vice Chair of Programming
Habitat for Humanity

Jessica Walden 
Greater Macon Chamber President and CEO

In addition to the Executive Committee, the following business leaders serve on the Chamber’s Board of Directors for 2023.

  • Stephen Daugherty – Piedmont Macon Medical Center
  • Lindsay Droz – Robins Air Force Base, 78th Air Base Wing
  • Luis Fonseca – Atrium Health Navicent
  • Robby Fountain – Macon-Bibb Co. Industrial Authority
  • Jami Gaudet – Macon-Bibb Co. Transit Authority
  • Myrtle Habersham – Habersham Enterprises
  • Robbo Hatcher – H2 Capital, Inc.
  • Fernandez Jordan – Macon Coca-Cola
  • Christy Kovac – Sheridan Construction
  • Michael Kruger – L. E. Schwartz & Son, Inc.
  • John C. Kubinec – 21st Century Partnership
  • Lauren Lanter – B & D Industrial
  • Keith Lolley – Kumho Tire Georgia, Inc.
  • Rhonda Lowe – Stafford Builders and Consultants, Inc.
  • Laura Mathis – Middle Georgia Regional Commission (RC)
  • Katherine McLeod – First Choice Primary Care
  • Lester Miller – Macon-Bibb County
  • Ariane Parham – HamTECH Solutions, LLC
  • Robin Parker – Piedmont Macon Medical Center
  • Starr Purdue – Development Authority of Bibb County
  • Josh Rogers – NewTown Macon, Inc.
  • Chris Sheridan – Sheridan Construction
  • Ron Shipman – Macon Water Authority
  • Dan Slagle – 21st Century Partnership
  • Walter Stafford – Stafford Builders and Consultants, Inc.
  • W. Asbury Stembridge – The Stembridge Agency, LLC
  • Charise Stephens – Macon-Bibb County
  • Win Stewart – Bibb Distributing Company
  • William Underwood – Mercer University
  • Moises Velez – Que Pasa Communications
  • Gary Wheat – Visit Macon
  • Nancy White – Macon Volunteer Clinic
  • W. Wright Woodall – Flint Building Company, LLC