• Our Staff    

    The Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce are here to help you and your business in any way we can. Our team members have a wealth of knowledge and expertise of the Statesville business community having lived and worked in the area for many years.
    So if you are looking for for advice and guidance on everything from how to engage with fellow Chamber members to developing new business strategy please do not hesitate to reach out. 
    We look forward to hearing from you.
    David Bradley

    David has been with the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce since 2005 having previously served as President of the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce.  He is a graduate of Institute for Organizational Management, on the Board of Directors of the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, the Sync Leads Group Contact, and is very active within the Statesville/Iredell County area. 

    David Bradley    
    President, CEO    

    Valerie Chambers

    Valerie  has been with the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce since 2003.  After serving as Membership Director for 12 years she was promoted as Special Events Director in  2014. As Special Events Director she is responsible for managing and organizing the Annual Meeting, Business Show, Business Spellin’ Bee, Golf Tournament, Manufactures/Ag Tours, Sporting Clay Tournament, Chamber Champions, Business After Hours.  She is a graduate of the Institute for Organizational Management, she also sits on the Board of Directors of the Iredell Museums, Iredell Christian Ministries.   Valerie heads the Ambassadors program and facilitates the Monday Lead's Group, The Noon Network  and is very active within the Statesville/Iredell County area. 

    Valerie Chambers    
    Special Events and Relations Director

    John Childress

    John has been with the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce since August of 2017.  John was born and raised in Statesville and has worked as a Commercial Banker in Statesville with two local banks for over 13 years prior to joining the Chamber. 
    As director of commercial and retail development, John's responsibility is to lead and support small business and retail growth in Statesville.  This includes working to attract potential retailers, restaurants, other hospitality industries, some commercial business, and potential airport users to locate in Statesville.  It includes working with the community, appointed officials, elected officials, property owners, developers, and many more to support Statesville growth.   The position was created in partnership with the Chamber and the City to help drive and improve the economic and social well-being of the community.  



    John Childress

    Director of Commercial and Retail Development



    Chelsea Conklin


    Chelsea joined the chamber in August 2017 as the membership director. She recently graduated Mitchell Community College with a degree in marketing. Before this she was working in medical spas as an administrative personnel. Her duties include ribbon cuttings, new members, new sponsorships and getting members what they need.‚Äč


    Chelsea Conklin


    Sydney Koppelmeyer

    Sydney has been with the Statesville Chamber of Commerce office since June 2016. Prior to working for the Chamber's office she was a college student at Appalachian State University pursuing a degree in psychology with a concentration in human services as well as a minor in sociology. 

    Sydney's responsibilities at the Statesville Chamber of Commerce office includes research for commercial development of the City of Statesville, leading the Statesville Leadership program, as well as involvement in the many wonderful Chamber of Commerce events. She is currently serving on the following board of directors Full Bloom Film Festival and Discover Statesville. 

    Sydney Koppelmeyer    
    Marketing Manager  

    Mandy McLaughlin

    Mandy has been with the Statesville Chamber of Commerce since 2009 with a background in management.  Mandy’s responsibilities include organization of the Chamber as well as all accounting and financial transactions. Mandy leads the Iredell Business Synergy Leads Group, serves on the Board of Directors for Miss Statesville and served as Secretary of the Carolina BalloonFest Board of Directors.  Mandy is the editor of the weekly e-newsletter and is very active within the Statesville/Iredell County area. 

    Mandy McLaughlin    
    Office Manager    



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