blowing rock chamber board of directors

The Board of Directors serves as the Chamber’s government and policy-making body. It makes
policy decisions for the Chamber which includes authorizing the business plan, approving the
budget and controlling Chamber property. The Board is elected by our members.

Jim Pitts, Chairman
Blue Ridge Mountain Club

Melissa Pickett, Immediate Past Chairman
Blowing Rock Inn

David Barker, 1st Vice Chairman
Blowing Rock Market

Kevin Troyer, Secretary
4 Forty Four Construction, Inc.

Billy Chick, Treasurer
Edward Jones Investments

Jim McDowell, Executive Board Member At-Large
Mountainaire Inn & Log Cabins



Zak Amar, Vixster
Philip Borneman, Sotheby’s
Karen Diamond, Diamond Properties
Carol Dickerson, JW Tweeds
Paul Fairbetter, Resident
Suzanne Miller, Blowing Rock Antique Center
Bryan Moore, Chetola Resort
Keith Neaves, neaco
Mandy Poplin, Tanner-Doncaster Outlet
Ben Powell, AppState - Walker College of Business
Jay Vincent, Vincent Properties / VPC Builders
Jess Wehrmann, Monkee’s of Blowing Rock