Barbera takes helm of Chamber Board of Directors

The Moore County Chamber announced new leaders of its Board of Directors that will lead the organization in its mission to foster a vibrant business community while serving as a champion, convener and catalyst for economic vitality into 2021.

Dr. Michael Barbera, Chief Behavioral Officer of Clicksuasion Labs will serve as the 2021 Chair of the Board, succeeding Carla Williams, retired Senior Vice President of Human Resources with Pinehurst, LLC.  Matt Chriscoe Director of Lodging, of Pinehurst LLC will serve as chair-elect and Tom Boles Senior Vice President and Business Development Officer of First Bank will serve as Treasurer.

2021 the Board of Directors will continue to focus on the recovery of the Moore County business and non-profit community following the COVID-19 pandemic.  In addition, the launch of a new co-working space located in the Krausen building in downtown Southern Pines will be a priority of the organization. The Board of Directors provides insight and guidance to the Chamber’s work in public policy, workforce development issues, business training and supporting local businesses and non-profits in a myriad of ways.

“The Moore County Chamber has been serving this community for over 53 years and has a long history of responding to the needs of business to foster a vibrant business economy,” said Chairman-elect Dr. Michael Barbera of Clicksuasion Labs.  “The Chamber’s work over the past several years – most recently under Carla Williams strong leadership – has positioned it to lead responsibly and effectively as we continue to respond to the current economic challenges.  I look forward to working with the board the Chamber’s staff as we continue to serve our members and community.”

The Chamber also welcomes the following business leaders to its Board of Directors.

Brandon Enfinger – Pinehurst Medical Clinic

Amy Natt – Aging Outreach Services

Randy Saunders – Ace Hardware Stores

Jorden Denny – Kataphoria Boutique

“The leadership of our Board of Directors has never been more important as we lead the community through this ongoing pandemic and focus on local economy,” said Linda Parsons, President and CEO of the Chamber.  “We are fortunate to have such strong, strategic business leaders serve on our board.  By convening so many dynamic and diverse leaders we will be able to make an impact in our community.”

The newly appointed board leaders officially assume their duties on January 1, 2021.  For a complete list of Board members visit


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