• Lubbock Chamber Announces 2021 Board of Directors

    LUBBOCK, Texas – Dave Marcinkowski, Madera Residential, to lead the 2021 Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
     
    Marcinkowski champions the Madera Residential values of Christ, community, and constant improvement. As the managing partner, Marcinkowski is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business. He also acts as the chief Visioneer for an organization bent on tech innovation, progressive thinking, and transforming the resident experience. After completing his education at Albion College and the Keller Graduate School, concentrating in economics, accounting, and project management, Marcinkowski began his multifamily career in 1992 with Edward Rose & Sons. Today, he is a pillar in multifamily industry circles. He has served in leadership roles for the National Apartment Association and is a past-president of the Texas Apartment Association. Under his visionary leadership, Madera Residential has grown to become a leading innovator in the multifamily space. 
     
    Marcinkowski said his focus as the 2021 Chair will be on helping the business community navigate rough waters and he will fight for and support Lubbock business any way he can. He believes many businesses across the Lubbock community do not realize all that is available as a Chamber member and he hopes to help tell that story this year.
     
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce brings value well beyond the cost of membership, and I’m humbled to have the opportunity to serve as the 2021 Chair,” said Marcinkowski. Eddie and the staff are nothing short of excellent, which was on full display in 2020 during the pandemic. The list of things our Chamber did to help business in Lubbock is extraordinary.”
     
    Meet the 2021 Executive Committee:
     
    Chair of the Board: Dave Marcinkowski | Madera Residential
    Chair-Elect: Casey Doyle | Casey Carpet One
    Immediate Past Chair: Gabe Vitela | One Guy from Italy – 50th St.
    Treasurer: Steve Beck | Covenant Health
    Secretary: Eddie McBride | Lubbock Chamber of Commerce
    Vice Chair – Business Advocacy: Becky Palmer | Atmos Energy
    Vice Chair – Chamber Services and Member Engagement: Beth Lawson | StarCare Specialty Health System
    Vice Chair – Communications and Public Relations:  Rey Carrasco | Kimley-Horn & Associates
    Vice Chair – Community Development: Chris Chambers | Chambers Engineering
    Vice Chair – Programs, Services and Events: Dana Madison | Advance Care Management
     
     
    The 2021 Board of Directors is as follows:
     
    Maridel Acosta-Cruz | Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital
    Greg Ammons | United Supermarkets
    Jeremy Barbee | Roy Neal Insurance / ActionCoach
    Travis Barnett | Centerline Engineering and Consulting
    Chris Berry | River Smith’s
    Keith Bryant | Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District
    Fernando Bustos | Bustos Law Firm
    Abel Castro | Trinity Mortgage Group
    Mark Funderburk | UMC Health System
    Elizabeth Hill | Burklee Hill Winery
    Bud Holmes | Happy State Bank
    Shara Konechney | Piper
    Mike Lambert | Marsh & McClennan Insurance Agency - SW
    Dorothy Lee | Royal Seafood Shack
    Yvonne Limon | Lee Lewis Construction / Young Professionals of Lubbock
    Chris Mandrell | Citibus
    Dr. Michelle McCord | Frenship Independent School District
    Dr. Scott McDowell | Lubbock Christian University
    Dr. Kathy Rollo | Lubbock Independent School District
    Paulene Salamon | Kona Ice – South Lubbock
    Eddie Schulz | Lubbock National Bank
    Shannon Spencer | Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains, Inc.
    Kathy Timms | Geiger
    Kelly Tucker | Bayer Crop Science
    Cole Watts | Stages of Recovery
    Robert Wood | Custom Homes by Robert Wood, LLC
     
     
    “It continues to be an honor and a privilege for me to serve the Chamber Board of Directors and Lubbock’s business community,” said Eddie McBride, President and CEO. “The past year has been difficult for a lot of folks and I look forward to working alongside these strong business leaders as we work towards the economic recovery and continued rebuilding process.”
     
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce represents almost 1,700 businesses and over 79,000 employees on the South Plains which accounts for over $2 billion in annual household earnings in Lubbock and West Texas. Since 1913 the Chamber, as a catalyst for business growth; a convener of leaders and influencers; and a champion for a stronger community, has served as a unified voice of business by actively advocating for a pro-jobs, pro-growth, pro-business climate.
     

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