Board of Directors Chief Executive Officer Gary Tyler (502) 228-7493 | Email Read Bio As the new CEO of the Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce, Gary Tyler brings a wealth of communication, advertising and event marketing experience to this role. As a strategic marketing and community relations professional, Gary unites businesses, including non-profit organizations, builds strong community relationships and turns networking opportunities into success stories. Recently, as Publisher of the Richmond Register, he’s most proud of creating and producing the first Local Hero’s Award program, honoring local first responders and other heroes in education and non-profit work. This original event drew 110 guests and established a strong legacy to build upon in the Richmond, KY area. As a community leader and past Market President & Publisher of Business First, Gary took the newspaper from a legacy print to digital-first news and media leader and strengthened their event offerings from 8 to 14 larger events complemented by 20 smaller events, including timely roundtables, educational forums and the regionally recognized Bourbonomics – many of which are the hallmarks of Business First today. Gary calls the Kentuckiana area home and is a graduate of Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana. He stays on top of changes in media and communication and recently earned online certificates in ChatGPT, Fundraising Essentials and Bullseye Targeted Training. In his spare time, Gary consults with Bellarmine University’s Advertising students, plays a little tennis and writes animal stories. His story, Jake’s Miracles, was just published in www.theblackdog.com. President Jennifer Jacobs (502) 384-4518 | Email Read Bio Jennifer Jacobs is a dedicated State Farm agent with a passion for helping clients secure their futures. With years of experience in the insurance industry, she brings a wealth of knowledge to guide individuals and families towards comprehensive coverage. Known for her exceptional customer service and commitment to building lasting relationships, Jennifer works tirelessly to provide tailored solutions that fit her clients’ unique needs. Whether it’s auto, home, life, or more, Jennifer is dedicated to being a trusted resource for all things insurance. Jennifer has served on the board since 2018. Vice President Meredith Hensley (502) 292-0123 | Email Read Bio Meredith Gunn serves as the Director of KLA Schools of Prospect, an institution deeply influenced by the Reggio Emilia Approach. This educational philosophy places a strong emphasis on fostering curiosity, conducting research, promoting creativity, documenting student achievements, and nurturing robust partnerships between families and the school community. Meredith has enthusiastically taken on the role of advancing our members' interests through her active involvement in the Membership/Marketing Committee and as our Vice President. Treasurer Luis Wells-Gonzalez (502) 625-2428 | Email Read Bio Luis Wells-Gonzalez is a dedicated professional serving as a Branch Manager at Stock Yards Bank and Trust in Norton Commons. With a passion for community engagement, Luis finds immense joy in helping and making a positive impact on the lives of those around him. Through his role, he actively contributes to the financial well-being of individuals and businesses, providing valuable guidance and personalized service. Luis's commitment to community empowerment goes beyond the office, as he actively participates in various volunteer initiatives and organizations. With his expertise, leadership, and genuine care, Luis Wells-Gonzalez is dedicated to fostering financial growth and community development. Secretary Leah Dozer (502) 710-0816 | Email Read Bio Leah Lanceta Dozer is a Mortgage Loan Originator who covers Oldham, Jefferson, Fayette, and Bullitt Counties. She has been in the Banking and Financial Services Industry for over 20 years. Creating a thriving community is important to Leah. She enjoys volunteering through Independence Bank, helping her children’s schools and athletic teams, and staying active on Local Boards. Leah was the 2021-2022 Chair of Greater Louisville Association of Realtors Affiliate Council and was included in Louisville Business First’s “20 Bankers to Know” in July 2022. She is the newest Board Member and is excited to be a part of PACC. Board Member Tammy Moloy (502) 889-6458 | Email Read Bio Tammy Moloy is dedicated to turning neighborhoods into communities and helping businesses connect in those communities through her franchise ownership with The N2 Company. Specifically, she provides businesses a way to connect in Anchorage, Lake Forest, Hunting Creek, Norton Commons, and Persimmon Ridge through the STROLL neighborhood program. As a representative for HYPORT DIGITAL, she also helps businesses with website creation, SEO, IP targeting, and other online marketing services. And in January of 2023 Tammy is launching BELOCAL LOUISVILLE - a unique, locally-sourced resource guide for new movers and residents. Previous to her career with N2, Tammy spent 28 years in the nonprofit sector. She lives in Prospect, Kentucky with her husband, Todd, and the couple also owns Handy Home Repair. Between them, they have 7 adult children and a grandbaby on the way! Board Member Dr. Marilyn Faulkenburg (502) 724-3882 | Email Read Bio Dr. Marilyn Faulkenburg, Ed.D., SHRM-SCP, is an accomplished educator and professional with a rich background in both academia and business. As an adjunct professor at various esteemed higher education institutions, she imparts her expertise in Human Resources, Management, Leadership, Ethics, and Organizational Development. Holding a BS degree from Purdue University, an MA in Human Resources/Management from Webster University, and an Ed.D. in Leadership Education from Spalding University, Marilyn brings a strong educational foundation to her work. With over 30 years of business experience, including 6 years exclusively in Human Resources, Dr. Faulkenburg's insights are deeply rooted in practical understanding. Her tenure as a professor at Sullivan University, particularly in the HR Master’s program, underscores her commitment to nurturing the next generation of HR professionals. Beyond academia, Marilyn has made significant contributions to the industry. As the former Executive Director of Workforce/Economic Development and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at Ivy Tech Community College in Sellersburg, she demonstrated her leadership prowess. Her executive-level roles at Target Stores and Caesars Indiana further showcase her ability to thrive in diverse environments. Marilyn's dedication to personal growth and development is evident through her certifications and affiliations. As a certified facilitator for Emergenetics International, a John Maxwell trainer and coach, and with her SHRM-SCP certification, she ensures that she stays at the forefront of industry best practices. With her multidimensional background, Dr. Marilyn Faulkenburg continues to inspire and shape the fields of education, Human Resources, and leadership.