• Welcome to The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge!

    Deep Roots & Strong Connections

  • Our President & Board of Directors Our President & 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 second (2nd) Tuesday 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.

    Board of Directors

    1. Chamber President: Crystal Morrison, Buddy Morrison Photography

    2. Chamber Treasurer: Mike Zerressen, the Director of Lodging for Rumbling Bald Resort

    3. Chamber Secretary: Andrew Mize, Canopy Ridge Farms

    4. Teri Coutu, CEO Teric Enterprise Solutions: Chairperson - Membership

    5. Barbara Cohen, Lake Lure Classical Academy

    6. Diane Daneau, Marathon Builders

    7. Rick Stockdale, Myriad Women’s Health

    8. Julie McKinney, Lifestyle Properties

    9. Mike Jackson, Point Lookout Vineyards

    10. Mary Jaeger-Gale, Chimney Rock State Park

    11. Paul Brock, Lured Market Grill

    12. John Anderson, JBA & Associates