Mac has been serving as President of the Alamance Chamber for 17 years. In this capacity, he also serves as the County’s Economic Developer. Prior to coming to Alamance County, he served as the Economic Development Director for the City of Asheville and before that as the VP of Economic Development for the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce. In total, Mac has over 40 years of experience in Chamber and Economic Development management in North Carolina. Mac says that in his role, no two days are the same, and that is what he loves most about this work.
Mac is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill and the Institute for Organization Management at the University of Georgia. Additionally, he holds a Certified Economic Developer credential from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). Mac remains engaged in his community as a member of the Alamance Rotary Club (where he has also served as President). He resides in Elon and enjoys playing golf in his spare time.
As Vice President of the Alamance Chamber, Reagan’s primary focus areas are membership development and recruitment, sponsorship development, and member programs/events. She has been with the Chamber for ten years, providing leadership over a variety of areas including marketing and communications. Reagan is a graduate of Alamance Community College and holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Organizations Management from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Institute for Organization Management at the University of Georgia. She serves on the Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation Board of Directors (five years); the Carolina Association for Chamber of Commerce Executives Board of Directors (one year); and was a 2017 Little Pink Houses of Hope Dancing with the Stars participant. Reagan spends her leisure time cooking, shopping, playing with her son, and spending as much time as possible with family and friends.
Andrea is the Director of Existing Industry Services for the Chamber. In this role, she partners with local businesses, connecting them with resources to help them thrive in Alamance County. She has been with the Chamber for 13 years and has prior experience in research and marketing. Andrea earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Appalachian State University and graduated from the Economic Development Institute. As a board member for the Alamance Human Resources Association and Regional Partnership Workforce Development Board, and a member of the NC Economic Developers Association, she uses her time and talents to make a difference in the community. Her hobbies include running, cooking, baking, spending time with family, and being outdoors.
Kelly is the Chamber’s Membership & Marketing Coordinator and has been at the Chamber for six years. In addition to assisting with membership development, programming, and events, she is responsible for the development and execution of the Chamber’s communication strategies. These include digital content, email marketing, and social media management. Kelly holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies with a Minor in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a graduate of the Leadership Alamance Class of 2017. Outside work, she enjoys being outdoors (when it’s warm), exercising, reading and spending time with her family and friends. You can also find her cheering on the Carolina Panthers during football season.
Candy joined the Alamance Chamber staff as Office Administrator in July 2021. When contacting the Chamber, she is likely the first person you will speak with. Her role covers a broad spectrum of duties including customer service, day to day operations, membership data, accounts receivable and accounts payable. Candy is looking forward to engaging with the business community and being part of a team that has the same passion for Alamance County. In addition to being a North Carolina Notary Public, Candy is also Certified Yoga Instructor and a Little Pink Houses of Hope Retreat and Gala Volunteer. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching and practicing yoga, spending time near the water, attending sporting events and of course, spending time with her family.