Greenville Chamber Hires Two, Promotes Six Team Members

Published Thursday, December 7, 2017

 The Greenville Chamber has hired two new positions and promoted six team members in an effort to deliver better value to Chamber Investors in 2018 and beyond.

The Greenville Chamber hired Adrea Turner as Director of Talent and Workforce Solutions and Tavares Durrah as Investor Development Manager. Julie Alexander, Ebony Austin, Megan Campbell, Kelle Corvin, Hank Hyatt and Jason Zacher have each been promoted.


Adrea Turner will serve as the Director of Talent and Workforce Solutions. In this role, Adrea will partner with other organizations to attract and retain top talent in Greenville as well as close the growing workforce gap. The Greenville native brings years of experience from Washington, D.C., having previously served as Chief of Staff at the District Department of Transportation and Senior Associate of Fiscal and Economic Policy at Pew Charitable Trusts.

Tavares Durrah will serve as Investor Development Manager, where he will support and develop Chamber Investors. Tavares brings extensive experience from the telecommunications industry as a Business Account Executive.


Julie Alexander has been promoted to Senior Investor Development Manager. Julie will use her extensive Chamber experience to recruit, support and develop high-level Investors.

Ebony Austin has been promoted to Events and Special Programs Director. In this role, Ebony will oversee all aspects of Chamber events.

Megan Campbell has been promoted to Marketing and Communications Director. In this role, Megan will lead the Chamber’s marketing and communications efforts.

Kelle Corvin has been promoted to Investor Development Manager. Kelle will support and develop Chamber Investors.

Hank Hyatt has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Economic Competitiveness. Hank will continue to lead the Chamber’s economic competitiveness initiatives, including Accelerate, Greenville’s private sector-fueled economic development initiative.

Jason Zacher has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Business Advocacy. Jason will continue to oversee all levels of the Chamber’s Business Advocacy initiative.

According to Greenville Chamber President/CEO Carlos Phillips, “We are excited to have this opportunity to bring new talent to the team as well as to recognize current team members for their accomplishments. We are proud to be a responsive Chamber that listens to the needs of our Investors and adjusts the organization accordingly.” He adds, “2018 will certainly be an exciting year of transition as we position ourselves to continue delivering transformative value and exceptional service to our Investors.”

To see the full listing of Greenville Chamber staff, visit

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