Marion County Chamber of Commerce

The Marion County Chamber of Commerce is an organization of members working together to help promote and meet the needs of business and industry and to create the best community in which to live, work and play.

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About Us

The Marion County Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to our website and thanks you for your interest in our community.

Nestled between the scenic Tennessee River and beautiful mountain ranges, Marion County is conveniently located on Interstate 24, 25 miles west of Chattanooga and 100 miles southeast of Nashville. Our residents enjoy the luxury of peaceful country living just a short drive from the hustle and bustle of metropolitan life.

While the beauty of our county is important, ensuring our economic climate remains strong and vibrant for generations to come is a top priority. This is why we place high value on sustainability, innovation, and workforce development. Our membership is working collectively to create a strong economic climate and healthy community.

Whether you live in Marion county or are simply visiting, you will find that our commitment to our heritage is on display not only in local museums, but also through the events and activities we host, including the National Cornbread Festival and Ketner’s Mill Country Arts & Crafts Fair. Residents and visitors alike have a host of amenities from which to choose including boutique shopping and eclectic dining as well as outdoor activities like boating, fishing or internationally recognized rock climbing opportunities. Beautiful scenery coupled with a diverse and wonderfully talented community create an exceptional quality of life for residents. Visitors beware — spend time here and you may decide to call Marion County home.



Marion County Chamber of Commerce

Board of Directors 2022 – 2023


Executive Board

Travis Hickman, President

Mandy Finotti, President-Elect

Erik McDaniel, Vice-President

Dave Pestillo, Secretary Treasurer


Board of Directors

South Pittsburg

Mike Birdwell, Sequachee Valley Electric

Joyce Burkhalter, Builtwell Bank

Mandy Finotti, Lodge Cast Iron


Dave Pestillo, Emendee Technologies

Kathie Tierney, Writer


Erik McDaniel, Grace Presbyterian Church

Travis Hickman, WEPG/The River/WSDQ

Vicki Messer, WEPG/The River


Michael Griffith, Tennessee American Water

Donna Sartin, Realtor


Carmen O’Hagan, Colonial Chemical

Patrick O’Hagan, Chattanooga State Kimball


Staci Brockwell, Colonial Chemical

Sonya Walker-McShan, Erlanger Health System

Michael O’Hagan

Travis Hickman

Travis Hickman


If you currently live in Marion County, then you already know what a wonderful community this is to raise a family and run a business. If you’re new to Marion County or contemplating a relocation to our wonderful area, I want to welcome you to the Marion County Chamber of Commerce web site. Take a few moments to browse the site and see how much Marion County can offer your business or family. If the Chamber can ever be of any assistance, feel free to contact us

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Our chamber is committed to the development, success and retention of business by taking an active role in government affairs to promote economic development. We continue to earn the prestigious Tennessee Three Star ( county designation.

Chamber membership can be one of the most valuable marketing tools for your business. It is easy to join and membership grants you unique access to area business and community leaders. Our organizations serves as a voice for your business to create and help drive value.

Member Benefits

  • Access to our membership directory
  • Website listing
  • Ribbon cuttings
  • Annual events
  • Chamber Coffee Events
  • Lunch and Learn Opportunites
  • Marion County Guide

Simply fill out the application, submit, and one of our representatives will contact you.

For more information about the Chamber, please call (423) 942-5103 or email


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