About Us

Mission Statement

Building a Stronger Business Community by Engaging Progressive Leadership and Diverse Resources

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce is the county’s largest business organization with nearly 600 members.  Our mission is to foster economic prosperity for all by serving as the voice of business, building cooperative partnerships, and enhancing the success of our members. 

Our members have access to a variety of business support services, networking events, and seminars.  Additionally, members can participate in numerous committees and councils – from agribusiness and workforce development to government affairs and business development.  Through a variety of events, including the annual dinner, annual golf tournament, and monthly breakfasts with insightful and information keynote speakers, members will find many opportunities to engage.

The Chamber also partners with its sister organization, Carroll Tomorrow, to advance quality economic growth and community development.  The organization’s partner to support Existing Industry, sponsor job fairs and drive job creation and capital investment.

Executive Committee

Chairman

Jill Duncan

Agent/Owner

State Farm Insurance Agency

Secretary / Treasurer

Sheryl Williams

VP, Commercial Banker

Bank Ozk

Immediate Past Chairman

 Dr. Mark Albertus

Superintendent

Carrollton City Schools

At Large

Tim Brewer

Addison Smith Mechanical

At Large

Dr. Allison Key

3:16 Healthcare

Board Term| 2021-2023

Sam Duke, Agrimerica Farm & Construction

Eddie Duffey, City Station

Patrick Harris, Georgia Power

Jerome Johnston, Carroll EMC

Dr. Brendan Kelly, University of West Georgia

Dr. Allison Key, 3:16 Healthcare

Debra Land, O2Plus, Inc.

Patrick Yuran, Oak Mountain Academy

Board Term| 2022-2024

Stephen Allen, Tabernacle Baptist Church

Angela Dailey, West Georgia Woman Magazine

Eric Dalton, Tanner Health System

Larry Earle, Ed Miniat Foods

Karen Middlebrooks, Systems and Methods, Inc.

Dr. Julie Post, West Georgia Technical College

Amy Velasquez, Velasquez Law Group

Board Term|2023-2025

Dr. Jessica Ainsworth, Carroll County Schools

Kristi Garrett, RA-Lin

Angie Gentry, Mullins Mechanical

Christy Mendick, SFC Intermodal

Matt Miles, Southwire

Will Ozier, Ozier Apparel

Bekki Farish Smith, Farish Realty

Government Appointments

The Honorable Betty Cason, Mayor, Carrollton City

The Honorable Jim Chaffin, Mayor, Bowdon City

The Honorable Tommy Eason, Mayor, Roopville City

The Honorable Lucy Gamble, Whitesburg 

Council Member

The Honorable Michael Johnson, Mayor, City of

Temple

The Honorable Gil McDougal, City of Villa Rica

The Honorable Michelle Morgan, Chairman, County 

Commissioners Carroll County

The Honorable Randy Sims, Mayor, Mt. Zion City

Professional Team

Karen Handel

President/CEO
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce &
Carroll Tomorrow
karen@carroll-ga.org
678.890.2357

Haley Bell

Project Manager
Carroll Tomorrow
haley@carroll-ga.org
678.902.2349

LeAnne Reese

Memberships & Events Director
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
leanne@carroll-ga.org
678.890.2377

Camellia Chandler

Programs and Office Operations Director
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
paula@carroll-ga.org
678.890.2364

Paula Eason

Membership and Events Coordinator
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
paula@carroll-ga.org
678.890.2364

Christi O'Barr-Miller

Administrative Assistant
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
christi@carroll-ga.org
770.832.2446