• 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





      Thomas Keever

      Lake Lure Classical Academy





      Andrew Tisdale

      Edward Jones





       James Cain

        Rumbling Bald Resort





      Howard Redmon

      Cedar Creek Stables