Board of Directors

2018-2019 OFFICERS AND VICE CHAIRS


Chairman
Christine Keck
Vectren/Energy Systems Group


Chairman Elect
Curt Begle
Berry Global


Secretary
Beth McFadin Higgins
McFadin Higgins & Folz


Treasurer
Keith Messmer
BKD, LLP


Immediate Past Chairman
Jim Sandgren
Old National Bank


Vice Chair, Advocacy & Public Policy
Luke Yaeger
Commerce Bank


Vice Chair, Quality of Place
Jeff Justice
Hafer PSC


Vice Chair, Workforce Development
Connie Lucas
Toyota Motor Manufacturing,
Indiana, Inc.


Vice Chair, Small Business & Entrepreneurship
John Lamb
German American Bank

Vice Chair, Membership Engagement
& Operational Excellence

Lisa Slade
Slade Print


Vice Chair, Branding Awareness
Pete Paradossi
Evansville Regional Business Committee


President & CEO
Tara Barney
Southwest Indiana Chamber


Vice-President & CFO
Ellen Knapp
Southwest Indiana Chamber


Vice-President & COO
Tim Hayden
Southwest Indiana Chamber


Board of Directors


Frank Bagala
SABIC


Steve Bennett
CSB State Bank


Jean Blanton
Ziemer, Stayman, Weitzel & Shoulders


Joe Castrale
SABIC


Brad Ellsworth
Vectren South


Kari Fluegel
Alcoa – Warrick Operations


M. Michelle Hudson
Shrode Agency, Inc.


W. Kerry Jackson
Shoe Carnival, Inc.


Darin Lander
Old National Bank


Krista B. Lockyear
Krista Lockyear Law


Stacey McNeill
Tropicana Evansville


Brad Muehlbauer
Koch Air, LLC


Pepper Mulherin
AT&T


Michael O’Daniel
D-Patrick, Inc.


Christopher Pietruszkiewicz
University of Evansville


Art Pike
RB


Jennifer Raibley
Fifth Third Bank


Phillip Roberts
Hilliard Lyons


Dr. Ronald Rochon
University of Southern Indiana


Dr. Michael Szakaly
Ivy Tech Community College


Scott Thomas
Skanska


Amber Thorn
Warehouse Services, Inc.


Jake Tucker
Old National Bank


Larry Williams
McKim’s IGA


Mayor Lloyd Winnecke
City of Evansville


Regional Chamber Alliance Members


Karen Beghtel
Gibson County Chamber


Lin Shannon
Kyndle


Tony Iriti
Kyndle