• Welcome To The Hickory Nut Gorge!



  • Director of Operations

    Yates Marsic



    Karen Yarbrough

    Director of Special Events

    Laura Doster

    Marketing & Membership Director

    Teri Coutu

    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 third Monday of each month at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm 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 

    • John Anderson, President -- JBACFO Consulting
    • Laura Doster, VP/Treasurer - Blue Rock Advisory Group
    • Teri Coutu, Past President/Membership Services --  TERIC Enterprise Solutions
    • Crystal Morrison, Secretary -- Crystal Morrison Strategic Optimization Consulting
    • Paul Brock --  Lured Market & Grill
    • Mike Jackson --  Point Lookout Vineyards
    • Mary Jaeger-Gale --  Chimney Rock Management
    • Amy Neal -- Sacred Living Wellness
    • Diane Daneau Duval - Dwell Realty
    • Kathie Hatfield - Lake Lure Resident