• Board of Directors

  • The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge’s Board of Directors is made up of community-minded business owners, residents, and active leaders of the Gorge. Our all-volunteer board meets monthly on the 2nd (second) Monday of each month at 9 a.m. and all meetings are open to the public. Officers are elected annually each November and members serve a three-year term on the board.



     Patrick Bryant, President

     The 1927 Lake Lure Inn & Spa



     Bob Keith - Vice President
     Resident - East Lake Lure



     Jennifer Duncan, Treasurer
      Carolina Trust Bank



     Bill Ashman, Secretary
      Resident - East Lake Lure



      Mary Jaeger-Gale, Communications Committee Chair
      General Manager, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park



      Valerie Hoffman, Marketing and Advertising

      WriterWorks Communication Strategies



      April Schick
      April’s Boutique

  • Dan Breneman 

    Lake Lure Homeworks, Lake Lure Landing

    Howard Redmon

    Cedar Creek Stables

    Thomas Keever

    Lake Lure Classical Academy

    Andrew Tisdale

    Edward Jones

    James Cain

    Rumbling Bald Resort