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Hoover Mayor Gary installed the new officers and board of directors during the January Chamber Luncheon sponsored by First Commercial Bank.
Elected at the November luncheon to serve as president for the Chamber in 2015 was Joe Thomas of Capstone Financial Group. Thomas has been active in the Hoover Chamber for several years, has served on the Board of Directors for the past four years, and as first vice president in 2014.
Jason Cobb, the 2013-14 Chamber president, will continue to serve on the board of directors for 2015.
"You've served with integrity and joy over the last two years," Ivey said of Cobb. "You've left us with a membership that's thriving and a foundation that's financially sound."
Chris Schmidt of Daniel Corporation moves up from second vice president to first vice president, while Joel Smith of Hendrick Hoover Auto Mall has been elected to serve as second vice president.
Kathleen Spencer of Spencer Consulting Group was elected as secretary to the board of directors, and Megan Randolph, CPA of Warren Averett, CPAs and Advisors, was elected as treasurer.
Elected to serve on the board for the 2015-2017 term were Rihan Jamil of BB&T Bank, Steve Preston of Brookwood Medical Center and Terry Shea of Wrapsody.
Continuing on the board for the 2014-2016 term are Gregg Maercker of First Commercial Bank, Ira Levine of Levine & Associates (replacing Khristi Doss Driver of Southern Company), and Reginald Jeter of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
Continuing on the Board for the 2013-2015 term are Patty Barron of the Birmingham Water Works Board, Paul Dangel of Hyatt-Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey Hotel, (replacing Leanne Graham of Sam's Club), and Jerome Morgan, Jr., of Oncort Professional Services.
Ambassador of the Year and Quarter-Joe Thomas of Capstone Financial Group
Board Member of the Year-Joel Smith of Hendrick Hoover Auto Mall
Member of the Year- Glenn Lewis of Redshift Creative
Top Restaurant (new award)-Outback Steakhouse
The next Chamber luncheon will be Thursday, Feb. 19. To attend, please make your reservations no later than Monday, Feb. 16 by calling 988-5672, or emailing Lisa Dunbar at email@example.com. Networking begins at 11:15 a.m., with the meeting starting at noon. The luncheon is $20, or $22 for anyone without prior reservations, payable at the door. Hoover Country Club is located at 3140 Club Drive.