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"Franklin County, TN is a progressive community with a tradition of faith and an awareness of its heritage. We strive to preserve and protect our environment and natural beauty and are strongly committed to quality education, cultural diversity, enterprising in both its economy and government."

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As a business owner, manager, or community member, your time is valuable. You want someone listening to your concerns that affect commerce and working to understand and address those concerns for the common good. That's where we come in. The Chamber is always on the lookout for issues that could affect Franklin County businesses and our community in a positive or negative way. The Chamber engages in dialogue with representatives at all levels of government - federal, state, and county.


 The role of a Director of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is to contribute to the defining of the Chamber of Commerce's mission, governing, and achieving that mission.  Directors pledge to carry out, in a trustworthy and diligent manor, all the duties and obligations inherent to their role as a member of the board.


Executive Committee


Gerardo Leon

Nissan North America, Infiniti


Rob Followell

Southern TN Regional Health System


Kevin Lockmiller
V.R. Williams Insurance Agency

Kip Commons

Past President

Troy Martin
American City Bank


Judy Taylor
Franklin County Chamber of Commerce



Russell Barnett

Russell Barnett Automotive Family

Stanley Bean
County Commissioner &
North Middle School

Rob Followell

Southern TN Regional Health System

Amy Foster
Arnold Engineering
Development Center

Carol Fulmer
Interlocal Solid
Waste Authority

Bill Green

Excel Financial Services

Roger Guess
Guess Insurance

Jonas Harmond

Edward Jones Investments

Kevin Lockmiller

V.R. Williams & Company

Susan Askew
McGriff Alumni House
Sewanee University
of the South

Steve Moran
Rogers Group, Inc.

Stephanie Ogle

Pretty Discoveries

Pam Peck
Century 21
Mid-State Realty




The primary goal of our Chamber is to create economic community growth, attract tourists, and at the same time it is imperative to maximize every opportunity to market member services and products. The Chamber represents local business professionals and manufacturers at all levels of government and provide valuable services for our members.
The Chamber provides information and feedback to help promote increased understanding of our member’s concerns.

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo is an opportunity for businesses to network, meet new customers, gain exposure, introduce new products, and build relationships that will lead to new growth and production. The Annual Business Expo connects business and the community.

This event is comprised of more than 100 booths. Members are able to showcase products and services to the public. Participating exhibitors and sponsors are featured in all media, providing a broad range of advertising exposure.

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM at The National Guard Armory
Sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Review booth options and supporter opportunities listed. Decide which level of participation will best represent your company.

Together we can grow your business & your clientele!



Our members, volunteers and staff stand ready and willing to meet the needs of our growing county today and the challenges that we face in the future.

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce members are proudly committed to creating a dynamic and prosperous community to be enjoyed by all.  Through their membership investment in the Chamber, they ensure that all residents enjoy valuable recreational, educational and cultural opportunities.  They also contribute to the prosperity of the local economy, working with the local officials and community leaders to help provide jobs and career opportunities for our residents, their children and grandchildren.

San Miguel
Century 21
Coldwell Banker
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