Tammy Tinsley named Logan Chamber executive director

Posted on June 7, 2016 11:40 PM

Logan County Chamber President Joe Hendricks announced Tuesday that the Chamber’s Board of Directors has unanimously confirmed Tammy Tinsley as the new executive director. Tammy will begin her duties next Monday, June 13.

She has a Bachelors Degree from Western Kentucky University and comes to the Chamber from serving as a Primary Care Manager for Kentucky with the American Cancer Society. At the American Cancer Society, Tinsley had extensive experience in strategic planning, large community event planning and with the supervision of volunteers and staff.

Tinsley, through her efforts, partnered the American Cancer Society with large corporations and universities and has secured hundreds of thousands of dollars in funds for cancer research.

Prior to working for the American Cancer Society, Tammy’s leadership was responsible for one of the most successful Relay for Life events ever held in Logan County. In her position with the American Cancer Society, she has also served as an advocate for legislation for the protection of health of public workers. Tammy has previously worked with Creekwood Place Nursing and Rehab as a Social Service Director.

Tammy is married to her husband of over 20 years, Chad Tinsley. They live with their three children in Auburn and attend Gasper River Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

2016 Chamber President Joe Hendricks stated, “The board is excited about Tammy joining the Chamber as the new Executive Director. The Executive Committee strongly believes that Tammy brings a strong set of skills and experience needed to continue progress the Chamber has made over the last several years.

“I also wish to express my thanks to the members of the Executive Committee for their time and effort in working through the process of choosing an executive director and for the board for confirming Tammy as director.”

Tinsley stated that she is grateful for the opportunity to serve as the Chamber’s new leader, adding. “Logan County’s rich southern heritage, family focus, beautiful scenery, genuine caring communities and exciting growth is the reason I call Logan my place to call home. I am proud to be part of this community, and it is my desire to be a contributing part of the Logan County Chamber of Commerce.”

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