Introducing the 2024 Board of Directors

Rockwall Chamber of Commerce

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The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to introduce six new board members beginning January 1, 2024. These dedicated professionals will be serving a three-year term and will play a crucial role in advancing the Chamber’s mission to promote economic growth and community development in the Rockwall area. The Chamber is delighted to welcome the following individuals to its 2024 Board of Directors:

Incoming Board of Directors:
– Alison Belliveau, Rockwall ISD
– Donas Cole, Baylor, Scott & White – Lake Pointe
– Kevin Hadawi, Wells Fargo Advisors
– Frank McLeod, Minuteman Press
– Kayne Pierce, b1 Bank
– Justin Weiss, City of Fate

2024 Executive Committee:
Chairman: Shane Hollas, Maaco of Rockwall
Chairman Elect: Lesli Y. Johnson, Rest Haven Funeral Home
Past Chairman: Brady Z. Hill, Farmers Insurance
Treasurer: Jason Linscott, Texas Health Hospital Rockwall
Secretary: Jeremy Niell, American National Bank of Texas
President & CEO: Darby Burkey, Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce and
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One Year Appointments:
Jason Linscott, Texas Health Hospital Rockwall
David Sweet, City of Rockwall
Eva Hummel, Atmos Energy

Returning Board of Directors:
Rick Bernas, Republic Services
Kelli Delozier, HomeBank Texas
Gerald Hendrik, CDFA Rockwall Wealth Advisors
Melaney Loar, Regal Realtors
Ben Northcutt, All Care Comfort Solutions, LLC
Trevor Reed, Volkert Inc.
Barry Street, Pegasus Foods
David Sweet, City of Rockwall
Kim Timpa, The Timpa Law Office
Jerry Welch, Ebby Halliday Realtors
Roger Williamson, Williamson Foundation Repair

Each of these esteemed individuals brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and passion to the Chamber board. Not only do they most equally represent the Rockwall business community, but they also represent 12,000 local employees and our 765 valued partners that make up the Chamber’s membership. Their diverse backgrounds and commitment to Rockwall make them valuable additions to our leadership team.

The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce would also like to sincerely thank the outgoing members of the Board of Directors for outstanding service and dedication throughout their tenure. A heartfelt thanks to:

Outgoing Board of Directors:
– Christopher Lynch, Rockwall County Elections
– Ashlei Neill, Rockwall ISD Educational Foundation
– Dr. John Villarreal, Rockwall ISD
– Amy Wilkins, Baylor Scott and White – Lake Pointe

Ex-Officio Directors:
– Aretha Adams, City of Heath
– David Billings, City of Fate
– Christopher Lynch, Rockwall County Elections
– Dana Macalik, Rockwall County Commissioner
– Dr. John “JJ” Villarreal, Rockwall ISD
– Phil Wagner, Rockwall Economic Development Corporation

Their contributions and leadership have greatly added to the Chamber’s success, and we are grateful for their valuable insights and tireless efforts on behalf of our local economy.

As we look ahead to 2024, the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to take on new opportunities and challenges. The Chamber is confident that the newly appointed Board of Directors will continue to drive growth, innovation, and legacy for its valued Chamber partners and the entire Rockwall area.


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