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Greater Fayetteville Chamber welcomes 3 new members to its Board of Directors


The Greater Fayetteville Chamber has added three individuals to its Board of Directors.

The new board members will contribute to the Chamber's activities of serving Chamber members by advocating for better and more business-friendly public policy, providing a resource for business-leaning educational opportunities, and continuing to provide business networking events and programs.

“I am so delighted to extend a heartfelt welcome to our newest Board Members,” said Gary Rogers, the 2023 chairman of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. “All three possess unique skills that will only strengthen our Board. The Greater Fayetteville Chamber will benefit from their insights and experiences. They will fit right in, working collectively towards furthering our focus on Advocacy, Education and Networking for our membership.” Here are the newest board members. Timothy L. Bryant — CEO of the Public Works Commission

With over 25 years of experience in the utilities industry, Bryant is a professional engineer and a graduate of N.C. State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Baker University. He is a former commissioned officer in the U.S. Army National Guard. He is married to Kianta Prince-Bryant and has two adult children.  Lynnie Guzman — director of sales and marketing at Holmes Security Systems

Guzman has a decade of leadership experience in community news, marketing and sales. She has been active in the Greater Fayetteville Chamber as an ambassador and has chaired the Valor Awards, recognizing our first responders. She has also completed the Chamber’s Leadership Fayetteville, graduating in 2018.   Kristie M. Allen — owner of Two Men and a Truck of Fayetteville & Sanford

Allen has been active with the Chamber for many years. She is the former secretary of the Home Builders Association, the former chamber liaison for the Fayetteville Young Professionals, a member of the Board for Partnership for Children and the marketing chair of the Downtown Alliance. 

Rogers said the three new board members exemplify the hard-working and community-loving characteristics found in the Chamber.

"They bring a fresh perspective to the Board and one that is grounded," Rogers said. "Each of these new board members has experience in operating budgets and real-world challenges. We as a board feel fortunate they each have volunteered their insights to bettering the Greater Fayetteville Chamber.”

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