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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.

2021 Executive Committee

Chad Collins

Tom Struckmeyer - 2021
Edward Jones Investments


Aubrey Williams

Aubrey Williams - 2018
Vice President
97.9 The Hill WCHL/

Jennifer Warren

Jennifer Warren- 2015
Past President
Warren-Hay Mechanical Contractors


Rick Chambless - 2019
First National

Katy Zvolerin

Katie Zvolerin - 2018
PHE, Inc.

Raul Herrera

Raul Herrera - 2017
New American Funding

2021 Directors

Dale Edwards

Dale Edwards - 2020
Chamber News
News of Orange County

Jim McNeely

Jim McNeely - 2018
Member Services
ServPro of Durham and Orange Counties


Jaclyn Krohn - 2020
Workforce Development Initiatives
Durham Technical Community College, Orange County Campus

Andre Richmond

Andre Richmond - 2015
Board of Directors
Orange County Sheriff's Department


Patrick Cummings - 2020
Young Professionals Group Liasion
Summit Design and Engineering

Tom Struckmeyer

Tom Struckmeyer - 2018
Board of Directors
Edward Jones Investments

Kate Carroll

Kate Carroll - 2018
Hillsborough Merchants & Restaurants Liasion
Radius Pizzeria & Pub

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Robert Chalifour - 2020
Board of Directors
UNC Health

Jonathan Williams - 2020
Legal Consult
Cedar Grove Law

2020 Ex Officio

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.




Katie Clark 

Communications Coordinator

A Hillsborough native, Katie graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May of 2020. She obtained a degree in journalism and media and is expanding her experience in social media marketing in her current position. Katie is currently serving as the Communications Coordinator at the Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce.

Barbara Rodgers

Office Admin



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)

Some photos courtesy of Cesar Carrasco (

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