The members of the Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce represent a wide array of professions, service providers, small and large businesses, entrepreneurs and other enterprising members of the business community. Our board members are elected officers and hail from all geographic locations and all business sectors. The Chamber also benefits from having an Executive Director, who helps set goals, guide strategy and ensure progress for the Chamber, its members and its activities.

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Stephanie Edwards, Executive Director

Stephanie Edwards serves as Executive Director of the Cashiers Area Chamber providing leadership support to the Board of Directors on strategic issues, developing the organization’s operating plans, directing programs and activities, and managing resources.

Her background includes extensive community and economic development volunteer service with state and local chambers and professional career public affairs positions with the AAA National Office and the US Congress.  She has a BA in Economics and an Master’s of Business Administration.

An Orlando, Florida native, Stephanie has been visiting Western North Carolina since she was a small child.  She and her husband, Bill, with their three sons, have enjoyed living and playing in the area for more than ten years.  “There’s something very special about the Cashiers area and I’m honored to have the privilege of serving my community in this role,” she said.


Board of Directors

Our board members are elected officers and hail from all geographic locations and all business sectors. The following Chamber members are currently serving on the Board of Directors:

President: Mary Alice Grant, Sounds Essential
Treasurer: Debby Hattler, Hattler Properties
Secretary: Stephanie Edwards

Board Members:

Justin Allman, FireMoss Pottery
Tony Austin, Lake Toxaway Company
Chris Conner, Cullasaja Club
Ken Frenandez, Old Cashiers Realty
Mary Lanning, Hampton Inn & Suites
Will Madden, Entegra Bank
Justin Souma, Benjamin F. Edwards
Rick Stargel, Sapphire Valley Realty & Development
Ken Taft, Landmark Realty Group
Natalia Tretiakov, The Corner Toy Store
Glenn Ubertino, Zoller Hardware
Linda Wood, Church of the Good Shepherd

 

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