• 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. 


    Shannon Viera, IOM
    President/CEO, Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce

    Shannon joined the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce in November 2018.  She has 13 years in the chamber industry earning credentials with the US Chamber at the Institute for Organizational Management (IOM).  Currently, Shannon serves on the United Way of Iredell County Board of Directors, Advisory Council for Iredell Statesville Schools CTE program along with other local committees. She relocated from Brunswick County, NC with her family. As the President, her goal is to provide added value services to our members and supply the essential business support that organizations need to prosper and grow and work with local and state entities to ensure the success of the community.


    Valerie Chambers, IOM

    Vice President of Member Engagement

    Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce



    Valerie has been with the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce since 2003 and has earned credentials with the US Chamber at the Institute for Organizational Management (IOM)..  After serving and excelling as Membership Director for 12 years I was promoted as Special Events Director in  2014. As Special Events Director she is responsible for managing and organizing the Annual Meeting, SVL Kids Expo, Full Bloom Home & Garden Show, Annual Spellin’ Bee, Golf Tournament, Manufactures/Ag Tours, StatesvilleHasIt, Premier Partners, 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 Performing Arts,  Iredell Christian Ministries and YIPE In Iredell County Inc.. Valerie is a Paul Harris Fellow with the Rotary Club of Greater Statesville, Valerie leads the Ambassadors program, facilitates The Noon Network leads group and the Statesville's Leading Ladies women's Networking Group. Valerie is very active within the region. 


    Mandy McLaughlin

    Marketing, Communications & Finance Director



    Mandy has been with the Statesville Chamber of Commerce since 2009 with over twenty years in management.  Mandy’s responsibilities include marketing and communications as well as all accounting and financial transactions.  Mandy is also the editor of the Chamber's weekly newsletter.  Mandy leads the Iredell Business Synergy Leads Group, serves on the Board of Directors for the Carolina BalloonFest and served on the Miss Statesville Board of Directors.  Mandy's goal is to maintain and provide communication, engagement and customer support to members after renewing or joining the Chamber. 



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