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Hagan To Engage Chamber Of Commerce On Job Growth

By Alison Lee Satake, posted Feb 16, 2011

U.S. Senator Kay Hagan will talk about job growth and retention at the Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting next week.

The luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at noon at the Coast Line Conference and Events Center.
The Chamber’s new initiatives developed from the 2010 strategic planning process and the 2011 board of directors will be introduced. Last year’s highlights and accomplishments will be presented as well as the Chamber’s new logo.
Tickets for the annual meeting are $45 per person. Email Mary Jacobs to reserve a seat:  [email protected]

The chairman of the board for 2011 will be Jack Barto, president of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. New to the board this year are Chris Costantini, Rickey Godwin, III, Jeff James, Mary Margaret Latham, John Lyon, Rochelle Myers and Dallas Romanowski. New ex-officio members are Jonathan Barfield, Tim Markley and Cynthia Remahl.
The full board of directors for 2011 are:
Chairman Jack Barto, New Hanover Regional Medical Center
1st Vice Chair Emily Longley, Longley Supply Co.

2nd Vice Chair Hal Kitchin, Jr., McGuireWoods, LLP

Treasurer Bill Sharbaugh, PPD Inc.

Immediate Past Chair Randy Tomsic, Wachovia Bank

Chris Costantini, 17th Street Deli

Wilma Daniels, William Hooper Apartments and Vice Chair, Black Chamber Council

Debbie Elliott, Talk Inc.

Vinton Fountain, Fountain Financial Associates

Rickey Godwin, III, McGladrey

Robert Gruber, StarNews Media

Jeff James, Wilmington Health

Livian Jones, John S. Clark Company and Vice Chair, Governmental Affairs

Rob Kaiser, Greater Wilmington Business Journal

Mitch Lamm, First Citizens Bank

Mary Margaret Latham, Parkway Volvo Subaru Hyundai

John Lyon, AT&T North Carolina

Connie Majure-Rhett, Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce

Bob McCall, Progress Energy

Bob McKoy, Network Real Estate

Rochelle Myers, LaBella Forma

Beth Pancoe, SDI Construction

Dallas Romanowski, Cornerstone Advisory Partners

Jon Rosborough, Wilmington International Airport

Dave Spetrino, Jr., Plantation Building Corp. and Vice Chair, Infrastructure

Raiford Trask, III, Autumn Hall

Ken Weeden, Ken Weeden & Assoc.

Jonathan Barfield, Jr., Chairman of the New Hanover County Commissioners

Bill Saffo, Mayor of the City of Wilmington

Dr. Rosemary DePaolo, UNC Wilmington

Dr. Eric McKeithan, Cape Fear Community College

Dr. Tim Markley, New Hanover County Schools

Cynthia Remahl, Pleasure Island Chamber

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