About LCC

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

  • Alan Easterwood  – Cheaha Bank, VP Mortgage Officer

  • Amanda Goldman – Grizzard Living Aids, Administrative Assistant 

  • Anjuli Thompson – House Counseling, Owner/Private Practioner

  • Cassie Chandler – Small Business Development Center, Business Advisor

  • Chris Collins – Anniston Fire Department, Chief

  • Chris Thacker – BR Williams, Warehouse Administrator

  • Emily Messer – Jacksonville State University, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

  • Heather Glover – Army Contracting Command-ACC-WRN , Lead Contact Specialist

  • Hunter Cain – ERA King Real Estate, Real Estate Agent

  • Hunter Gentry – City of Oxford, Alabama, Director of Historic Main Street Oxford & Oxford Business League

  • Jacki Lowry – Alabama Power Company, Communications Specialist

  • Joshua Benefield – Center for Domestic Preparedness (FEMA), Education Technology Specialist

  • Kenton Sprayberry – BR Williams Trucking Logistics,   Operations Manager

  • Kevin Gibson – First Bank of Alabama, Community Lending Specialist

  • Kristin Barnes – BAE Systems, Sr. Accountant

  • Meagan Sweatt – Gadsden State Community College, Upward Bound Advisor

  • Michael Barton – Emergency Management Agency, Calhoun County, AL, Director

  • Ronnie Murray – Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, Lieutenant Law Enforcement Division

  • Scott Nelson – NobleBank & Trust, SVP & Mortgage Lending

  • Sean Perry – ANAD, Chief of Training

  • Sharon Whitson – AOD Federal Credit Union, Branch Manager

  • Stevie West – ANAD, Supervisory Maintenance Management Specialist

  • Tonia Kelley – DHS/FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness,  Program Specialist (HR)

  • Tonya Douthitt – Gadsden State Community College