Douglas BerryDouglas Berry

Vice President, Economic Development
Cell: 423-584-5005
Direct: 423-728-0804
Email Address: dberry@clevelandchamber.com

 

Primary Responsibilities at the Chamber:

Develops, implements and evaluates the overall economic development efforts of the Chamber of Commerce by coordinating existing industry programs, workforce development programs and industrial recruitment efforts; formulates economic development marketing efforts; carries out all industrial recruitment efforts, including prospecting, recruitment and marketing; coordinates efforts among city and county and Chamber officials on matters of economic development; draws on such resources as needed by community agencies to successfully provide economic development services; works to develop a positive public image of the Chamber’s economic development activities to the community.

 

Other Professional/Community Affiliations:

Tennessee Economic Partnership, Tennessee Economic Development Council, German American Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland/Bradley Economic Development Council, Bradley/Cleveland Industrial Development Board, MainStreet Cleveland Board

Sunrise Rotary Club

 

Professional Recognitions:

Tennessee Economic Development Council 2011 Fred Harris Professional of the Year

 

Education:

BA degree in business administration, Maryville College, Maryville, TN

Studied economic development planning at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

 

 

Lisa PickelLisa Pickel

Director, Existing Industry Programs; Executive Director, Cleveland Associated Industries
Phone Number: 423-472-6587
Email Address: lpickel@clevelandchamber.com

 

Primary Responsibilities at the Chamber:

Provides oversight for Safety Council, Quality Council, Existing Industry visitation program, facilitates the retention and expansion of local industries, conducts the Wage & Benefit survey, hosts an annual Job Fair, hosts annual Industry Appreciation Showcase & Luncheon, maintains the Industry Directory; has overall responsibility for complete operation of Cleveland Associated Industries as it involved management, programs, planning and operations, consistent with the desires of the Executive Committee

 

Other Professional/Community Affiliations:

Community Advisory Panel (CAP) for Olin/Lonza; Bradley County Schools Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee; Tennessee Rehabilitation Center Board Member; Keep America Beautiful Business and Industry Committee

First Baptist Cleveland

 

Education:

BS degree in Human Resources, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

 

Sherry CryeSherry Crye

Director, Workforce Development
Phone Number: 423-472-6587
Email Address: scrye@clevelandchamber.com

 

Primary Responsibilities at the Chamber:

Oversees and coordinates the Chamber education programs, including Job Shadowing, BEST (Business & Education Serving Together, Teachers Academy, Youth Leadership, Senior Interviews and ninth-grade Career Awareness Fair.

 

Other Professional/Community Affiliations:

Tennessee Scholars Advisory Council and Workforce Development Committee of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Education, Southeast Tennessee STEM Council, Southeast Tennessee Pathways to Prosperity Steering Committee, Cleveland High School Business Advisory Council, Walker Valley High Marketing Advisory Council, Bradley County GEAR-UP Task Force, Bradley County Schools Strategic School Improvement Council.

Healthy Woman Advisory Council for Tennova Healthcare—Cleveland; First Baptist Cleveland

 

Education:

AAS degree in business and management and AA degree in secretarial science, Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland, TN

 

 

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