Board of Directors 2020

2020 Board of Directors
Kimberly Gossage
President Garrity & Gossage, LLP, Partner
Kim Gossage is a partner at Garrity & Gossage, LLP, a law firm in Matthews that provides estate planning, probate, and elder law services.  A nativ...
JD Yearwood
Vice-President Park Commercial Real Estate, Senior Vice President
JD Yearwood has been working in the Matthews area since 2009 when he began leasing Matthews Station (located in Downtown Matthews) a 50,000 SF Mixe...
Becky Hawke
Past-President Town of Matthews, Asst. Town Manager
Becky Hawke is the assistant town manager for the Town of Matthews and has served in local government management for the past 12 years. As assistan...
Jennifer Anthony
Treasurer Novant Health
Jennifer Anthony is a graduate from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration majoring ...
Sandra Conway
Secretary Matthews HELP Center, Executive Director
Karla Aldridge
Board Member Novant Health, Supervisor of Community Health and Wellness
Karla is the Supervisor of Community Health and Wellness for Novant Health Matthews Medical Center and before she began her work as the community n...
Ben Durban
Board Member Live Events Media Group, President
Ben is the President of Live Events Media Group, one of the premier corporate event production and audio-visual experts in the Eastern United State...
Sandtrica Elliott, SHRM-CP
Board Member Oasis, a Paychex Company, Sales Administrator
Mike Huckaby
Board Member Brand RPM/Huck's Sportswear, VP-Corporate Sales
Vice President of Corporate Sales with Brand RPM-Huck's Sportswear in Charlotte, NC. Over 20 years experience in helping customers promote their bu...
Edith McElroy
Board Member Central Piedmont Community College-Levine Campus, Dean
Dr. Edith Valladares McElroy, born in Caracas, Venezuela, is Dean for the Levine Campus at Central Piedmont Community College. She began teaching a...
Laura Snead
At-Large Member First Citizens Bank, AVP, Financial Sales Manager
Laura Snead is the Branch Manager at the Matthews branch for First Citizens Bank. With 15 years of experience in the financial industry she helps...
Barry Steiger
Board Member Mario's Italian Restaurant/John's Place, Relationship Development/Manager Marketing
I am the Relationship Manager for Mario's Italian Restaurant/John's Place. I love to help people connect. I have been involved with the Matthews co...
Celinda Trull
Board Member State Farm Insurance - Celinda Trull, Agent
Celinda has over 30 years with State Farm, specializing in Auto, Home and Business Insurance.  She loves to help people protect their assets and pl...
Tyler Windham
Board Member Farley Insurance Group, LLC, Insurance Broker
Tyler Windham is an insurance broker working with Farley Insurance Group.  Tyler has been working in insurance starting right out of college.  Tyle...
Larry Whitley
Matthews Town Commissioner Town of Matthews, Town Commissioner
Reverend Dr. Larry W. Whitley is serving his second term on the Board of Commissioners, having served from 2015-2017. Pastor Whitley was born and r...

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