Naomi is a long-time resident of Oak Ridge graduating from ORHS in 2001 before completing her BS in Music and Theology at Johnson University. She is the Executive Director of the United Way of Anderson County and holds an MBA in Marketing from King University. She is a graduate of the Consortium for Social Enterprise Effectiveness through the University of Tennessee, Leadership Oak Ridge, Leadership Anderson County and East Tennessee Regional Leadership Association. She is the Chair for Explore Oak Ridge, and incoming President of the Rotary Club of Oak Ridge. She is a Past-President of the Altrusa Club of Oak Ridge, a founding board member of the Anderson County Young Professionals. In 2017 she was named the Anderson County Chamber Young Professional of the Year and was the 2018 recipient of the East Tennessee Economic Council’s Postma Young Professional Medal. She is a current PhD candidate at Carolina University.
Donald J. Dooley Jr. “Chip” is President and Owner of Life Safety Inspections, LLC. He started “LSI” Dec 12, 2008 and quickly established his business as a premier leader in the Fire Extinguisher Business. LSI is the only suppression company that provides a detailed report on locations, dates, services for each customer.
LSI is the only company in East Tennessee licensed and trained to install and service Vehicle Suppression Systems from Amerex, and will only sell American made products.
Life Safety Inspections sales, service and inspects Kitchen Hood Suppression System, Paint Booth Suppression System, Vehicle Suppression (Dozers, Tractors, Busses, to name a few).
Specialties: I love working with people. Telecom is my specialty, so far in my career I have worked in virtually every area from Field Tech to Sales Engineer to Direct Sales and Management. I am constantly training employees & partners. I enjoy Sales Calls with customers and Managing Partners. I am a well rounded Telecom Professional that is Technically minded and blessed with the ability to sell real solutions.
Licensed insurance agent and Certified Insurance Counselor with 40+ years of experience, I specialize in business insurance for all types of businesses. The Herron-Connell Agency represents several highly-rated insurance companies, and we write all lines of insurance - personal, business, life, and health. Please think of me for your business insurance needs - I work hard for my clients!
Lea Ann Sanford is the owner of P&L Business Services. She offers full service accounting and tax preparation. Lea Ann has been an accountant for over 20 years, with experience in both corporate and public accounting in many industries and many software programs. Specializing in small to medium businesses, Lea Ann enjoys helping those business owners who are spending way too much time on their own accounting and would rather spend their time running their business!
I am currently an Oak Ridge Resident, I moved here from Oklahoma City, where I began my career at Restoration 1. I am now living in my paradise however, as I am a die hard Tennessee Fan. I just got married in August. Looking forward to meeting all the chamber members eventually and I hope that my services can help out our community in the future.
Yes! Go Travel specializes in planning and coordinating for groups of 30 or more in the United States and European countries. Their primary mode of transportation is by motorcoach and cruise ship. Each trip includes round-trip transportation, lodging, and admission to planned events. They offer charter motorcoach services that allow customization of clients' specifications. The owner has fourteen years of experience working in the tour business.
Aaron joined Emory Valley Center in 2023. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee in 2004 and has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 10 years. He has served as a development professional for the Boy Scouts of America, InterFaith Health Center, and MEDIC Regional Blood Center. During his time in the nonprofit sector, he has helped raise funds to support health, education, and youth activities. As Director of Development, he oversees fundraising, communication, public relations and represents EVC at community events.