Chamber Leadership

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May 28, 2019

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce has a membership of over 500 businesses and organizations who work together for the betterment of our community and to increase business opportunities.  The Chamber's leadership is key to organizing these efforts. The Chamber's governing board is an all volunteer Board of Directors with a professional paid staff who oversees the implementation of the Chamber's program of work.

2018-2019 Board of Directors

President- Brad Fisher, ADM

Lucinda Arnold, Coastal Painting & Improvements
Kris Beasley, Southport Magazine
Brenda Bowling, BB&T
George Brake, Margaret Rudd & Associates, Inc., REALTORS
Kim Felts, CresCom Bank
Howie Franklin, Cape Fear Regional Jetport
Duncan Hilburn, Berry, Padgett & Chandler, PLLC
Patrick Jones, Ocean Outfitters
Matt Parvin, Oak Island Accommodations
Seth Robbins, Carolinas Connect Realty
Lynda Stanley, Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation
Sarah Stephens, BEMC
Ali Travis, DVM, River Road Animal Hospital
Ken White, Farm Bureau Insurance
James Woody, First Bank
Immediate Past President- Tim Tippett, BEMC

Chamber Staff
Karen Sphar, Executive Vice President
Mitzi Swing, Administrative Assistant
Charlie Blalock, Membership Sales Agent,
Part-Time Information Specialists   -  
   Donna Joyner
   Nancy Sphar  
   Susan Morrison
   Toni Engel  
   Christy Hendrickson
Contact us at
Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce
4433 Long Beach Road, SE
Southport, NC 28461
910.457-6964 or 800.457-6964

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday
8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Chamber Welcome Center