May 2019 - Ron Starks
Ron Starks has spent 18 years (including five years with Sandler) mentoring entrepreneurs and business owners across the United States, including Fortune 500 leaders. In his new role at Sandler Training in Chattanooga, Starks will continue working with business owners, entrepreneurs, sales managers, and directors who are frustrated with their company growth, prospecting (or lack thereof) and closing ratios. He teaches a widely regarded methodology developed by Sandler Training that reinforces the behavior, attitudes, and techniques needed to take personal and business success to the next level. Starks holds a degree in executive management from University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s in business/communication from Hanover College. In the 1980s, he appeared in episodes of the legendary TV sitcom Cheers, cast in a supporting role alongside his college roommate, Woody Harrelson.
April 2019 - Robert snetman
Robert Snetman serves as Vice President – Mixed Use, a position he has held since 2016, in which he oversees CBL’s mixed-use leasing efforts. Mr. Snetman joined CBL in 1994 as Assistant Manager for CoolSprings Galleria in Nashville, TN. In 1995, he moved to the CBL’s headquarters in Chattanooga and assumed the role of Senior Leasing Manager. In 2001, Mr. Snetman was promoted to Senior Director of Corporate Sponsorship and Branding where he developed the foundation for what is now CBL's Business Development division. In 2006, he was promoted to Senior Director of Peripheral Property and in 2015 joined CBL’s Asset Management department as Senior Director of Asset Management and Third Party Services before being promoted to Vice President. Mr. Snetman has been an active member if ICSC for many years serving as a speaker and most recently, Ambassador. Mr. Snetman proudly serves as a member of the board of directors at Siskin Children's Institute.
March 2019 - Bob Elliot
This month’s speaker is Bob Elliot, a local real estate development professional with over 23 years of experience successfully career managing complex development projects. He serves as president of Noon Development, a private development firm in Chattanooga. At Noon Development, Bob’s responsibilities include managing client relationships and directing the firms’ new business development strategies and resources. Prior to joining Noon Development, Bob spent five years at The Hutton Company as Vice President of Real Estate, Development, Development, and Construction.
February 2019 - Winston Shields
Winston Shields is the Deputy Director of Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. The mission of the EMHS is to develop, organize, coordinate and lead Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management toward effective preparation for, and efficient response to, emergencies and disasters with the primary focus of saving lives, and minimizing property loss. As the director, Winston develops plans/policy/procedures for the safety and preparedness of the county.
November 2018 - Amy Donahue
Amy Donahue is the Director of Marketing and Communications at River City Company. Mrs. Donahue worked for the University of Tennessee Knoxville, the University of South Carolina Aiken, and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Along with teaching, she has a research background and has presented original research for the National Communication Association and the Southern States Communication Association. She holds a Master of Science in communication and information and a Bachelor of Arts in communication both with an emphasis in business from the University of Tennessee.
October 2018 - Barry white
This month we welcome our speaker Barry White, the president and CEO of the Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Mr. White is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where he received a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration, Marketing. He is certified by the United States Chamber of Commerce’s Institute of Organizational Management and is a Certified Destination Management Executive by Destinations International.
September 2018 - Critical Ops Training
In lieu of a traditional monthly membership meeting for September, BOMA Chattanooga is hosting a Critical Ops Training class. Please see below for details. We hope to see you there.
Critical Ops training
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 26th - Lunch 11:45 am - 12:30 pm; Training 12:30-2:00 pm.
Cost: Members - FREE
Additional Employees from Your Company - $20.00 (covers lunch cost)
Non-Members - $35.00
RSVP: Reserve Your Spot by Monday, September 24th (RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE!!!!
August 2018 - Amy Donahue
This month’s speaker is Amy Donahue, Director of Marketing and Communications at River City Company.
July 2018 - Emily Dixon
Our speaker this month is Emily Dixon, the Development Review Planner for the City of Chattanooga. She will be talking about how the implementation of the form based code is going, and also what changes are coming in the future.
June 2018 - Rich Allen
Rich Allen, our BOMA Vice President, will be speaking about his recent trip to the BOMA International Meeting.
April 2018 - Ken Hays
Ken Hays the President/CEO of the Enterprise Center since May 2014. Ken has also been a partner in Kinsey Probasco Hays, President of the River City Company, and Chief of Staff for the City of Chattanooga.
March 2018 - Dean Kendrick with Philips Design
This month's speaker will be Dean Kendrick with Philips Design, he will be discussing new lighting technologies and methods, and energy saving techniques
February 2018 - Terry Hart - President & CEO of Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority
Terry Hart’s aviation management experience includes over 35 years in operations, strategic planning and administration. Mr. Hart has earned the distinguished Airport Certified Employee Operations designation by the American Association of Airport Executives, and previously served as Chairman of the O’Hare Airline Managers Association. Mr. Hart lives in Chattanooga with his wife, Zita and they have two sons, Andrew and Stephen. Both sons are graduates of Loyola University in Chicago.
AUGUST 2017 - JOSH HUGHES WITH HUGHES ENGINEERING
Josh Hughes of Hughes Engineering, spoke to BOMA about new OSHA requirements and fall safety.
JULY 2017 - KIM WHITE WITH RIVER CITY COMPANY
Kim White, President and CEO of River City Company, spoke to BOMA about present and future developments in Chattanooga. If you are interested in learning more, visit their website here.
march 2017 - chattanooga form based code
Karen Hundt spoke to us concerning the new form based code that has gone into effect for downtown Chattanooga. Check out the website if you have questions or thoughts on the new code.
April 2017 - insurance coverage and liability - rss insurance
RSS Insurance is a full servicing agency that provides individuals and business with solutions to their insurance needs. RSS specializes in all lines of insurance including property & casualty, employee benefits, personal lines, life insurance and surety bonds. They are agency partners with Keystone Insurers Group, the second largest insurance organization in the U.S. This allows RSS to provide clients with large market resources such as a dedicated claims and risk management team, and use our leverage in the marketplace to control your bottom line.
may 2017 - premises liability - leitner williams dooley napolitan
Jim spoke to us concerning premises liability for business owners. He is an attorney with the Leitner, Williams, Dooley, and Napolitan law firm.
Mr. Exum is a Member in the Chattanooga office whose practice focuses primarily on premises liability, motor vehicle liability cases, insurance coverage, breach of contract and other general insurance defense. He also practices in the field of family law as well.