Leadership

The Chamber staff and board of directors are dedicated to helping our members thrive, raising the bar for growth and prosperity in Livingston and Overton County. We are here to serve you, our members, our local businesses, and our community.

Shannon Cantrell

Chamber CEO/Executive Director

Shannon Cantrell became CEO of the Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce in August 2020 after working as the Chamber’s marketing and tourism director.

As Chamber CEO, Cantrell is responsible for the general supervision of and management of the office and business affairs of the Chamber and supervision of staff to carry out the program of work designated by the Chamber’s board of directors.

Prior to her work at the Chamber, Cantrell worked in real estate, management and sales. In addition to earning her bachelor’s degree in business management and psychology, Cantrell also graduated from the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Executives Institute in October 2021 and will graduate with her Tennessee Economic Developer Certification in 2023.

Cantrell is the director of Main Street Livingston, is treasurer on the executive board of the Upper Cumberland Tourism Association, is secretary of the Overton County Industrial Authority, and is a member of the Downtown Revitalization Committee, Anti-Drug Coalition Board, Joint Economic Community Development Committee and several other nonprofit organizations.

Executive Board

Wes Burnett

Wes Burnett

Chair

American Bank & Trust Community President

Lori Burnett

Lori Burnett

Chair Elect

Mike Powell

Mike Powell

Past Chairman

Vol State Livingston Campus Director

Curtis Hayes

Curtis Hayes

City Mayor

Steven Barlow

Steven Barlow

County Mayor

Board OF Directors

Erin Montgomery

Erin Montgomery

First National Bank SVP, Lender, Administration
Greg Burgess

Greg Burgess

Vol State Associate Professor
Jackson Carter

Jackson Carter

Assistant District Attorney

Christy Key

Christy Key

Overton County Farm Bureau Agency Manager
Donnie Holman

Donnie Holman

Overton County Schools Director
James Scarlett

James Scarlett

Certified Public Accountant P.C.

Jesse Wolfram

Jesse Wolfram

Swallows Insurance Account Executive
Mark Gaw

Mark Gaw

Twin Lakes Business Solutions
Dr. Clint Melton

Dr. Clint Melton

R&M Pharmacy, 99 Cent Store & Super D Owner
Heath Thompson

Heath Thompson

Rogers Group Construction Superintendent
Emma Cannon

Emma Cannon

First National Bank Loan Support