Bay County Chamber of Commerce

Bay County Chamber of Commerce

235 West 5th Street

Panama City, FL 32401


Phone: 850.785.5206

Fax: 850.763.6229





The Bay County Chamber of Commerce is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. They are responsible for our financial accountability and policy. Seven members of the Board are nominated to serve on the Executive Committee. When a volunteer serves on the Executive Committee they are asked to allot a great deal of their time for multiple one-year terms.


Executive Committee Meeting Dates for 2017: The Executive Committee meets the second Thursday of Each month at 10:00 a.m. in the Chamber Boardroom. This is a closed meeting.


January 12

February 9

March 9

April 13

May 11

June 8

July 13

August 10

September 14

October 12

November 9

December 14






Board of Directors Meeting Dates for 2017:  The Board of Directors meet the third Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m. in the Chamber Boardroom. Chamber members may attend.


January 19

February 16

March 16

April 20

May 18

June 15

July 20

August 17

September 21

October 19

November 16

December 21* 




* Meeting held at 3:30 p.m. – Holiday Social immediately following



Executive Committee


Claire Sherman

Chairman of the Board

Lamar Advertising Co.


Doug Moore

Chairman Elect

The Panhandle Group


Will Cramer


Bill Cramer Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC


Andrew Rowell


GAC Contractors


Robert Carroll

Past Chairman/MAC

McNeil Carroll Engineering, Inc.


Ed Phelan

Vice Chair Communications

Maritech Machine



Board of Directors (Ex-officio/Non-voting)


Col. Michael Hernandez

325th Tyndall Air Force Base


Lt. Gen. Robert Williams

1st Air Force


Capt. Aaron Peters

Naval Surface Warfare Center PC


Cmdr. Jay Sego

Naval Support Activity


Tom Neubauer


Bay Defense Alliance


Dr. John Holdnak


Gulf Coast State College


Becca Hardin


Bay Economic Development Alliance


Wayne Stubbs

Executive Director

Port Panama City


Parker McClellan

Executive Director

NWFL Beaches International Airport


Kim Bodine

Executive Director

CareerSource Gulf Coast


Dr. Randy Hanna


Florida State University Panama City


Jennifer Vigil

Chief Executive Officer

Panama City Community Development Corp.


Dan Rowe

President and CEO

Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau



1-Year Chairman’s Appointments


Stacie Galbreath


Glass Ventures, Inc.


Joel Schubert

Assistant County Manager

Bay County Board of Commissioners


David Southall

President and CEO

Innovations Federal Credit Union



Term Expires 12-31-17


Lisa Barnes

Project Manager

Eastern Shipbuilding


Steve Grubbs


Bay Medical Sacred Heart


Ben Lee

City President

Hancock Bank


Jimmy Patronis


Capt. Anderson's Restaurant


Waylon Thompson

Founding Partner

Manuel & Thompson



Term Expires 12-31-18


Garrett Anderson

Owner and President

Anderson Construction Company


Ross Clemons


Clemons & Pierce, Retirement Plans Group


John Meyer


ReliantSouth Construction Group


Joe Sorci

Architect / President & Director of Design

Florida Architects


Bryan Taylor

President & Executive Director

United Way of Northwest Florida


Greg Wilson


Greg Wilson Law



Term Expires 12-31-19


Amy Myers


Harrison Sale McCloy Attorneys at Law


Terry Cole

General Manager

WMBB News 13


Chris Moore

Director of Operations/Site Lead

General Dynamics Information Technology Panama City


Elizabeth Moore


Anchor Consulting Engineering and Inspection, Inc.


Sandy Sims

Eastern District General Manager

Gulf Power Co.


Brad Thomas

Market President

MidSouth Bank




The mission of the Bay County Chamber of Commerce is to create superior value for all chamber members large and small, cultivate economic and personal development, promote and protect a competitive system of business, be a community leader while embracing Bay County’s opportunities and challenges.


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