Board of Directors

2021 GCHA Board of Directors / Officers

Dwayne Massengale (President)
General Manager 
MOXY Chattanooga Downtown 

Mary Childress (Vice President)
Director of Sales
Chattanooga Marriott 

Jim Bambrey, Jr. (Secretary/Golf Tournament)
General Manager
The Read House Hotel 

Todd Smith (Treasurer)
TravelHost Magazine 

Meredith Roberts (Ex-Officio)
Director of Hospitality & Marketing
Tennessee Aquarium & IMAX Theater 

Andrea Anderson (Executive Director)
General Manager
Hilton Garden Inn – Downtown 

2021 GCHA Board of Directors

Ashley Hollis (Membership Liaison)
Director of Sales & Marketing
Embassy Suites 

Barry White
President & CEO
Chattanooga Tourism Co. 

Bob Dollinger (Nominating)
Vice President of Operations
3H Group Hotels 

Bob Gopar
General Manager 
FFI & Suites-Hamilton Place 

Chad Reyes (Golf Tournament)
General Manager
Home2 Suites by Hilton 

Daniel Mote (Golf Tournament)
General Manager
Courtyard by Marriott-Downtown 

Dan Zink (Educational)
Mgr, Bus & Industry Trng
Chattanooga State Community College 

Dobbin Callahan (Nominating/Environmental)
Skye Con Environmental 

Darik Dawes (Nominating)
Dawes Hospitality 

Graci Burnett
Event Sales Manager
Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant 

Hugh Morrow
President & CEO
Ruby Falls 

Jeff Hollis
General Manager
Hampton Inn - East Ridge 

Kacey Swindell
Director of Sales
MOXY Chattanooga Downtown 

L'Erin Chidester 
General Manager 
Dwell Hotel

Lisa Hyman (Membership)
Hotel & Events Manager
Chattanooga Convention Center 

Michelle Malone
General Manager
DoubleTree by Hilton - Chattanooga/Downtown

Mike Ruffner
Events Manager
Main Street Meats & Easy Bistro and Bar 

Meagan Jolley
Public Relations Manager
Rock City Gardens 

Max Poppel (Community/Environmental)
Crash Pad/Flying Squirrel 

Richard Pauley
Director of Sales
The Westin 

Rick Cadena (Educational) 

Scott Shepard (Community/Educational)
General Manager
Hampton Inn & Suites – Downtown 

Tom Murphy
Scenic City Signs