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Board of Directors

Who We Are

The Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce is a business leadership organization - governed by a 15 member Board of Directors, run by a talented staff, and supported by community investors.

All photos courtesy of Cesar Carrasco (

2019 Executive Committee

Chad Collins

Chad Collins - 2017
Collins Design-Build

Denise Carrillo

Denise Carrillo - 2017
Vice President


Jennifer Warren

Jennifer Warren
Past President
Warren-Hay Mechanical Contractors

Raul Herrera

Raul Herrera - 2017
First Citizens Bank

Katy Zvolerin

Katy Zvolerin - 2018
PHE, Inc.

2019 Directors

Andre Richmond

Andre Richmond - 2015
Orange County Sheriff's Department

Billy Maupin

Billy Maupin - 2018

Tom Struckmeyer

Tom Struckmeyer - 2018
Edward Jones Investments

Kate Carroll

Kate Carroll - 2018
Radius Pizzeria & Pub

Eric Olsen

Eric Olsen - 2018
Summit Design and Engineering

Aubrey Williams

Aubrey Williams - 2018
97.9 The Hill WCHL/

Chief Executive Officer

Kim Tesoro

Kim Tesoro

A resident of Orange County since 1993, Kim comes to the Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce with a goal to improve the organization's ability to benefit its membership and create new opportunity in Hillsborough. While Kim is a native North Carolinian, her undergraduate work in Marketing & Business Management was completed at Mississippi College and Hinds Community College. Her professional background includes sales, marketing and purchasing for numerous corporations.




In addition to our Board of Directors, volunteers serve as Ambassadors and play a supportive role in strategic direction of the Chamber's membership services. Ambassadors serve as representatives of the Chamber both in the community as well as directly with member businesses.

Holli Kohl, BB&T
Emilee Collins, 
Collins Design Realty
Ashleylayne Bell, First National Bank
Rick Ashby, 
Ashby Insurance - State Farm
Cesar Carrasco, 
On the Edge NC
Julie Russ, 
First Citizens Bank
Tony Jordan, Resolute Building
Ravonda Cole, CMIT Solutions of Chapel Hill
Mike Hughes, Edward Jones Investments
CJ Grenier, CEI - The Digital Office
Rachel Hawkins, Hoof Beat Farms

Chris Johnson, Brand Builderz
Terri Manente, It's A Lavender Life
John Tatreau, SoldByJohnT Realty
Brian Fredrickson
, Fredrickson Communications
Liz Wells, Select Concrete, Hillsborough Self Storage
Jada Jarillo, 97.9 The Hill WCHL/
Janice Kalin, Habitat for Humanity of Orange County
Rebecca Cintron, 
UNC Healthcare Hillsborough
Robert Chalifour, 
UNC Healthcare Hillsborough
Lindsley Bowen
, Carlisle & Linny Vintage Jewelry (Hillsborough Merchants and Restaurants Chair)
Kelli Suggs Potter, 
Solgarden (Destination Downtown Mebane Ambassador)

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