(828) 898-5605 chamber@averycounty.com

Board of Directors

Avery Chamber Board of Directors

President – Melissa Phillips, Mayland Avery Campus/Dean
Vice President – Carmen Lacey, Cannon Hospital/President
Treasurer – Teresa Huffman, The Crossnore School/CFO
Secretary – Lisa Isley, Isley Construction, Interior Design

General Board:

Jeff Davis, High Country Wealth Management
Jim Fitzpatrick, Peak Real Estate
Kate Gavenus, Beech Mountain TDA
Clayton Harpold, Learning Through Life
Edward Hinson, SkyLine/SkyBest, Executive Director Competitive Operations
Babette McAuliffe, Carolina Mountain Life
Gerald McKinney, Attorney
Trey Oakley, Williams YMCA, Executive Director
Jesse Pope, Grandfather Mountain, Executive Director
Amy Southern, Avery Heating & Air, Operations Manager
Hallie D. Tucker, Mountain Community Bank

Travel Guide

Explore the Extraordinary

Home of the Annual Woolly Worm Festival
and the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.


Visitor, Relocation and Business Guide