Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce Announces 2019 Board of Directors

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 17, 2018) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce the 2019 incoming Board of Directors:

Rick Bernas – Republic Services
Eva Hummel – Atmos Energy
Ben Northcutt – All Care Comfort Solutions
Richard Reynolds – Independent Bank
Richard Slutter – Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront
Kim Timpa – Timpa Law Office

These six Rockwall business leaders will join the other eighteen board members as they continue to lead the Chamber in our 90th year of Making Everyday Extraordinary For Business in the community. Those eighteen other leaders are:

Sylvia Sotelo-Kidd, Chair – Ebby Halliday Realtors
Katy Miller, Chair Elect – Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe
Richard Redig, Past Chairman – Blue Ribbon News/BRN Media
Mike Conway, Treasurer – Conway CPAs
Jason Linscott, Secretary – Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall
Darby Burkey, President/CEO – Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce

Tommy Baugh – NTX Indoor Digital Billboards
Blake James – American National Bank of Texas
Lee Horn – Guaranty Bank & Trust
Logan Lance – American National Bank of Texas
Lorne Liechty – Liechty & McGinnis, Attorneys & Counselors
Brandon Morris – Southwest Kia – Rockwall
Ashlei Neill – Rockwall ISD Education Foundation, Inc.
Russ Porter – Rockwall School of Music
Judge David Sweet – Rockwall County
Cindy Tayem – Oncor Electric Delivery
Dr. John “JJ” Villarreal – Rockwall ISD

The Chamber also wants to thank the following board members whose terms have expired for their service to the Chamber and the community:

Robin Fowler – Independent Bank
Sheila Hair – My Computer Guy
Bryan Holloway – Lonestar Transfer
Brett Lee – Past Chairman, Capital Senior Living Corporation
Brian Llewelyn – State Farm Insurance – Brian Llewelyn Agency
Scotty Lovett – Integrity Mortgage
2019 marks the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce’s 90th Anniversary. The Chamber hosts over 150 events per year for local businesses to connect and get plugged into the community, including our annual banquet, “The Greatest Chamber” on January 24th.  For more information on or to join the Chamber, please call 972-713-5733 or email

Submitted press release by the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce for publication in Blue Ribbon News. 

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