Meet Our Team
Pamela L. Christopher, IOM, CCE, CCEC
President & CEO | email@example.com
Pamela L. Christopher is the President & CEO of the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce. Christopher oversees the day-to-day operations of an 800+ business member organization which is dedicated to strengthening the business community of Anderson County through promotion, advocacy, connection and education. Christopher works with business partners and executives in the community to foster positive growth, facilitate positive movement, and strengthen the economic vitality of Anderson County and our region.
Pamela Christopher Bio
"I absolutely love working at the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce and am blessed with an outstanding team (both my staff and board of directors). I want to make a difference in the lives of others and have a passion for helping people. By maintaining a strong economic vitality and advocating on behalf of our business community we can make a difference in our community. Your Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce is an inclusive organization that will listen to your needs and work with you to help you and your business reach new heights. Together we can make a difference!"
Pamela Christopher is the President & CEO of the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce. Christopher oversees the day-to-day operations of an 870+ business member organization which is dedicated to strengthening the business community of Anderson County through promotion, advocacy, connection and education. Christopher works with business partners and executives in the community to foster positive growth, facilitate positive movement, and strengthen the economic vitality of Anderson County and our region. Before taking the position of President & CEO of the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, Christopher worked as a Chamber and economic development executive to support local, regional, and state economic development efforts in three states, South Carolina, Georgia and Wisconsin. Her work focus has been in the retention and recruitment of business, streamlining processes to include business permitting, customized economic development proposals, workforce development, education and entrepreneurship initiatives, and drafting position papers and working with state and federal legislators to make a positive impact for the business community. She did so as:
Executive Director of the Monroe Chamber of Commerce and Economic Developer for the City of Monroe, WI
Executive Director of the Jones County/Gray Chamber of Commerce & Development Authority of Jones County – Gray, GA
President & CEO of the Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber of Commerce & Development Authority of Monroe County – Forsyth, GA
Senior Director of Community Development & Government Affairs – Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce – Alpharetta, GA
Director of Economic Development for the Cobb Chamber of Commerce - Marietta, GA
Economic Development Researcher for the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce - Spartanburg, SC
Pam is a 2004 graduate of Economic Development Institute - University of Oklahoma, 2005 graduate of the Institute for Organizational Management - University of Georgia, holds a certificate from UNC-Charlotte in both Industry Location Factors and Strategic Planning, and was awarded the Outstanding Strategic Planner by her peers. Pam is the past President (2001) of ACCRA (American Chamber of Commerce Researchers Association), now C2ER (The Council for Community and Economic Research). Pam formerly served on the GACCE (Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives) Board of Directors, she was the GEDA (Georgia Economic Development Association) Chair of Education and Workforce Development, and subsequently the Chair of Technology Task Force. Pam is a graduate of Leadership Georgia Class of 2003 and Leadership South Carolina Class of 2018, she also has served on workforce investments boards, adult literacy boards, source water assessment plan committees, and water quality advisory committees. Pam currently serves on the following board of directors: Anderson Area Business and Education Alliance, Anderson Sister Cities Association, CACCE (the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives), Imagine Anderson, Innovate Anderson, Ten at the Top, and the United Way of Anderson County. Pam is a recent graduate of Leadership Anderson Class of 32, as well as a recent graduate of The Riley Institute’s South Carolina DLI (Diversity Leaders Initiative) Fall 2015 Class. Pam is also a member of the Anderson County Woman’s Club, the Anderson County Municipal Association, and the Upstate Chamber Coalition. Pam currently volunteers her time for Meals on Wheels and the Free Clinic of Anderson County.
In total, Pam’s economic development track record from 1990-2011 accounts for 825 successful projects that she has worked accounting for $3,691,719,255 in capital investment and 17,050 jobs created.
Pam and her husband, Larry reside in Anderson. Their oldest son Larry currently resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and their youngest son Jordan and his wife Ashley reside in Anderson, South Carolina.
Vice President | firstname.lastname@example.org
My role at the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce will be to oversee efforts related to marketing and communications, events, community partnerships, sales and overall revenue growth for the organization. This includes serving as the direct supervisor for three of the Chamber's staff members. I will also directly handle the Chamber of Commerce's two leadership programs: Leadership Anderson and Junior Leadership Anderson.
Kevin Capell Bio
Kevin is a native to Anderson County. Kevin comes to the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce from Medicare Insurance Benefits. Kevin is a graduate of Westside High School. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from Southern Wesleyan University. Kevin and his wife, Elizabeth, have two daughters. Their family is very passionate about Anderson County. Kevin is excited to become part of the Chamber team in helping to promote and connect business through the County to ensure continued growth and success and strengthen program offerings to allow business to have a greater return on investment.
Director of Finance and Operations | email@example.com
Lynn D. Campbell works in the role as Director of Finance & Operations at the Chamber since 1999. She is a graduate of Clemons University with a BS in Accounting. She is a graduate of Leadership Anderson Class 21 and has past volunteer experience as Church Treasurer, Church Payroll clerk and Finance Administrative Staff. Lynn is from Starr, SC and loves music and working with numbers. She loves working in the area of Accounting and Finance. It’s wonderful to do so for an organization that builds community leaders and helps promote and empower businesses in the community.
Lynn Campbell Bio
"I love working in the area of Accounting and Finance. It’s wonderful to do so for an organization that builds community leaders and helps promote and empower businesses in the community."
- Employed with the Chamber since 1999
- Graduate of Clemson University with B.S. Accounting degree
- Graduate of Leadership Anderson Class 21
- Volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters (short period of time)
- Past experience as Church Treasurer, Church Payroll clerk, and Finance Administrative Staff (all volunteer positions)
- Currently a choir member on the Community Choir at Redemption (Greenville, SC)
- From Starr SC, resides in Anderson
- Loves Music & loves working with numbers
Resource & Information Coordinator | firstname.lastname@example.org
In the role of Resource & Information Coordinator at the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, Shelia answers most of the calls that come in. In doing so she tries to address the questions and concerns each caller may have. She also assists any visitors that come into the office. Some of the visitors are looking for a map of Anderson County others are looking for information to relocate to Anderson. As a part of the Chamber team Shelia tries to be a team player and help out where ever she is needed.
Marketing & Communications Manager| email@example.comAt a young age Britton has always had a love for design and being artistic but it was not until her first job at the Anderson Arts Center where her love grew for graphic design and art. With her creative mind and outgoing personality, marketing is where she thrives! Britton is a proud graduate of Clemson University and has her Bachelors of Science in Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management with an emphasis in Travel and Tourism and Marketing. Britton was raised in Anderson, SC and is excited give back to her community through design. Britton enjoys spending time with her husband, baby & dog-- Josh, Hyatt & Nash! OH, and of course, pulling for her favorite team!! GO TIGERS!
Britton Rodgers Bio
Britton Rodgers is a native to Anderson, SC and is passionate about being apart of the Anderson Community. Britton is passionate about making a positive impact in the organization and is excited to serve Anderson!
Director of Programs & Events | firstname.lastname@example.orgNatalie Jones is a native of Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Jones received a B.S. in Business Administration from Murray State University. Natalie has worked in the Chamber Industry for more than five years and finds joy in helping individuals and businesses grow and succeed. She enjoys spending time with family, gardening, going to concerts, and traveling. With her recent relocation to Anderson, she looks forward to being a part of the Chamber team, promoting the community, and contributing to the growth of the organization.