Up & Coming Weekly

January 12, 2021

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM JANUARY 13-19, 2021 UCW 7 JUN 16 JUN 27 225 RAY AVE. SUITE 165, FAYETTEVILLE (910) 483-8133 | FAYBIZ.COM JUN 30 Brian Pearce, Cape Fear Valley Health Systems Chairman of the Board Brian has been an executive leader in healthcare and public service for 15 years, currently serving as a Corporate Vice President for the CFVHS. His responsibilities include engineering and construction, safety and security, food and nutrition, environmental services, and emergency response departments. CFVHS has 9 hospitals and over 60 other healthcare facilities, in which Brian has responsibility for 1000 employees and over a 50-million-dollar budget. He also continues to give back to his community through volunteering as a firefighter and law enforcement officer. He is active in First Presbyterian Church, and has participated in medical and construction mission trips throughout the United States, Mexico, Haiti, and Africa. Tammy S. Thurman, Piedmont Natural Gas Vice Chairman Tammy began her career in the natural gas industry in 2003 in Fayetteville North Carolina. She has held numerous positions and is currently responsible for the community relations and local government for all of eastern North Carolina for Piedmont Natural Gas. Tammy develops partnerships with key community stakeholders, manages key relationships with elected and appointed community groups to provide effective communication enhancing the company's ability to achieve its strategic goals as well as all philanthropic contributions for eastern North Carolina. Tammy also functions as a company spokesperson to news media. She is the host and Executive Producer for A Nation of Sisters on WIDU while pursuing her board certification as a Life Coach at North Carolina State University. Lisa Geddie, Coldwell Banker Advantage Treasurer Lisa has been with Coldwell Banker Advantage for almost 15 years, achieving the title of Multi-Million Dollar Producer by her second year in business. A second-generation Realtor, Lisa owned and operated a hair salon for many years before achieving her dream of following her dad's footsteps into real estate. She currently serves as the General Manager, with responsibility for operations in Fayetteville, Harnett County and Sanford, North Carolina. Under her leadership, the Fayetteville location, was named the Number 1 Coldwell Banker office in North America for three consecutive years. Lisa is also the Liaison for the Triangle and Seacoast offices of CBA. Lisa has been married to David for over 30 years and has two children, both North Carolina State University graduates. She loves the outdoors and working with animals; in particular horses, dogs and cats. Gary Rogers, Beasley Media Group Executive Secretary As part of the Beasley team, Gary represents Fayetteville's favorite radio stations including WKML 95.7FM, The Big Stick Foxy 99, Bob 96.5FM, Old School 107.7 Jamz, Sunny 94.3 and Fayetteville's newest radio station MyKISSRadio 93.5FM. He works with businesses to create campaigns and marketing strategies to reach the over half a million listeners served in a 14-county radius. Among many other great blessings in his life, Gary enjoys investing time at Breezewood Church on the Media Team and serving in the Children's Ministry. He is also an overwhelmed new father of an incredible son named Charlie and says he truly hit the jackpot when his wife Jennifer said, "Yes" over two years ago. "My constant goal is to get better at life every day," Gary said. "I want to learn something new and most importantly, I always want to set a good example as so many did before me." MEET THE 2021 CHAMBER EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

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