2023 Board of Directors

Meet Our Board

The Gatlinburg CVB is overseen by a Board of Directors that includes the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, City Manager Cindy Cameron Ogle and City Commission Designees.

Executive Committee

Logan Coykendall, Chair
Hospitality Solutions

Beau Massey, Vice Chair
Collier Food Groups

Mark Adams, Treasurer
Ober Gatlinburg

Maggie Bowers, Secretary
Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen

Woods Hippensteal, Parliamentarian
Hippensteal Gallery

Cindy Cameron Ogle, City Manager
City of Gatlinburg

Mike Werner, Mayor
City of Gatlinburg

Mark McCown, Vice Mayor
City of Gatlinburg

Board Members

Robert (Bob) Bentz, Elected Director

David Faulkner, Elected Director
Little Log Wedding Chapel

Davy Thomas, Elected Director
Hospitality Solutions

Mike Fowler, Elected Director
Fowler’s Clay Works

Sid Maples, Elected Director
Sidney James Mountain Lodge

Dan Booth, Elected Director
The Hayloft

Gus Floodquist, Elected Director

Randy Watson, Designated Director
Attractions Association 

Cornelia Dobbins, Designated Director
Lodging Association

Dan Saffelder, Designated Director
Wedding Association

Jackelyn Schafer
Past Chair

Ex-Officio Members

Cassius Cash, Liaison Designated
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Trudy Hughes, Designated
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Lori Moore, Designated
Rocky Top Sports World

Robert Montgomery, Appointed
City of Gatlinburg

Chad Netherland, CEO and President
Gatlinburg CVB