Durham Chamber Announces 2017 Slate of Board Members

By Durham Chamber of Commerce / Published 01.12.17
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The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce announces a new slate of both appointed and elected board members for 2017. The board is comprised of industry leaders committed to helping Durham grow in a smart and strategic direction.

“We are thrilled to have a leadership team that will help enhance our position as the leading business organization in Durham,” said Geoff Durham, Chamber president and CEO. “We have an amazing opportunity ahead of us as we attract and recruit companies to come to our city; particularly companies that will provide jobs, pay taxes and address social and economic infrastructures to enhance opportunities for all of Durham’s citizens.”

The board will meet six times per year, with the first meeting of this new slate of directors held this month at the Chamber’s office.

The list of Board of Directors includes:


  • George Habel, Chair
    Vice-President, Durham Bulls Baseball
  • Indira Everett, Chair-Elect
    District Manager, Duke Energy Carolinas
  • Caroline Welch, Treasurer
    General Manager, ABC-11 Eyewitness News
  • Farad Ali, Immediate Past Chair
    President & CEO, Institute of Minority Economic Development


  • Patrick Anderson
    The Streets at Southpoint
  • Brian Fredrickson
    Frontier Communications
  • Katie Galbraith
    Duke Regional Hospital
  • Scott Harmon
    Center Studio Architects
  • Terrance Holt
    Holt Brothers Construction, LLC
  • William (Bill) Ingram
    Durham Technical Community College
  • Adam Klein
    American Underground
  • Mike Landguth
    Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
  • Adri Maisonet-Morales
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC
  • Sam Nichols
    First Citizens Bank & Trust Company
  • Lehman (Lee) Pollard
    Nelson & Company
  • Michael Schoenfeld
    Duke University
  • Don Shupe
    CBRE | Raleigh
  • Michael Heuberger
    Freudenberg IT LP
  • Shelly McPhatter
    BridgePoint Construction
  • Kimberly Moore
    NC Mutual Life Insurance
  • Jenny Myers
    Wells Fargo Insurance Service
  • Zach Prager
    Austin Lawrence Partners East
  • Tobias Rose
    Kompleks Creative
  • James Sills
    M&F Bank
  • Jeff Stoddard
    SunTrust Bank
  • Pamela Thorpe-Young
    North Carolina Central University
  • Steve Toler
    Steve Toler, LLC