Leadership Calhoun County (LCC) is a program of the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce and is designed to prepare and build upon leadership resources within our entire county. Each class will be comprised of leaders and emerging leaders of this area. For more information, contact Krychelle Smith at
256-237-3536 or email krychelles@calhounchamber.com.

Goals of LCC

To motivate participants to achieve their leadership potential.

To bring together participants and current leaders to discuss the present and future direction of Calhoun County

To prepare participants as more effective professionals by sharpening their leadership skills

To challenge participants to greater involvement through volunteer roles in the community

To examine programs and agencies that currently operate within Calhoun County

To prepare participants as more effective professionals by sharpening their leadership To create the opportunity for participants to come to know, respect and establish a rapport with each other

Current Class

  • Amanda Grindle – AOD Federal Credit Union, Branch Manager

  • Amy Pope – Farmers & Merchants Bank, Administrative Officer

  • Ashlee Jones – Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center, Communications Director

  • Carl Moses – Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, Sergeant

  • Christy Rainey – BR Williams Trucking, Inc., Senior Operations Manager

  • Dalton “Cutter” Goode – Cutter’s Pizzeria, General Manager

  • David Williamson – Anniston Army Depot, Supervisory Production Planning Specialist

  • Doug Grove – Oxford Performing Arts Center, Assistant Director of Development

  • Hannah Keith – J. Brittain Associates, Realtor

  • Jamie Cash – First Bank of Alabama, Internal Auditor

  • Jason Brown – Anniston Fire Department, Fire Marshall

  • Jennifer Bacchus – Center for Domestic Preparedness / FEMA, Public Affairs Specialist

  • Joe Hulsey – Gadsden State Community College, Instructor
  • Johnnie Phelps, Jr. – Anniston Fire Department, Assistant Chief
  • Karla Eden – City of Anniston, Main Street Director

  • Kelly Sanders – Center for Domestic Preparedness, Training Specialist

  • Kristin Fillingim – RMC Health System, Director of Marketing

  • Leigha Cauthen – Jacksonville State University, Director of Government Relations

  • Lesslie Sparks – Gadsden State Community College, Upward Bound Academic Advisor

  • Lisa Spurling – UCP East Central Alabama, Executive Director

  • Michelle Bain – Cheaha Cheer & Tumble / The Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Cheerleading Coach / Administrative Office Assistant

  • Rachel deCelle – Warren Averett, LLC, Senior Audit Associate

  • Shawn Keel – Greenway Plants, Inc., VP of Horticulture

  • Sonja Freeman – Army Contracting Command, Contract Specialist

  • Tammy Lewis – ERA King Anniston/Oxford, Real Estate Agent/Salesperson

  • Tracey Matthews – Jacksonville State University, Dean of the College of Health Professions and WellnessDirector