PROFESSIONAL STAFF

Our Chamber team stands ready to assist and engage our members in our many events and volunteer opportunities.
Perry Webb, CCE, IOM
Perry Webb, CCE, IOM
President/CEO

A lifelong resident of the state of Arkansas, Perry has lived in virtually every region of his home state. Athletics, law enforcement and economic development have all played integral roles in shaping his life. He earned his associate degree from Williams Baptist College in 1977 and majored in Business Administration at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro in 1982. As the executive director of the Walnut Ridge and Forrest City Chambers of Commerce and in his current position as president and chief executive officer of the Springdale Chamber, Perry has worked in all facets of the business sector – from tourism, community and economic development to advertising, marketing and promotion. Perry and his wife, Rebecca, have three adult children and are the proud grandparents of four boys.

perry@chamber.springdale.com

Rhonda Hughes, IOM
Rhonda Hughes, IOM
VP of Operations

Rhonda has worked for the Chamber for 36 years. She wears many hats at the Chamber and is responsible for the Chamber’s operations. In her spare time, Rhonda enjoys reading and watching Lifetime and Hallmark movies. Rhonda is known for being one of Elvis Presley’s biggest fans.

rhonda@chamber.springdale.com

Sarah Gordley, IOM
Sarah Gordley, IOM
VP of Programs & Events

Sarah has worked at the Chamber for 13 years. She oversees all Chamber events and programs and handles accounts payable, accounts receivable and the billing of events, sponsorships and memberships. She also has a leading role in the Chamber’s retention program. In her free time, Sarah loves spending time with her four amazing nephews, craft nights with her mom and sisters, hanging out with friends and watching sports.

sarah@chamber.springdale.com

Bill Rogers, IOM
Bill Rogers, IOM
VP of Communications & Special Projects

Bill grew up in Monticello, Arkansas, and has worked for the Chamber since 1998. He has been a Public Relations professional since 1981, spending 17 years in the Media Relations Department for the Arkansas Razorbacks. He received his Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Arkansas, is a 2002 graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute. In 2007, Bill graduated from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management. In his free time, you can find Bill playing golf, officiating basketball games or traveling.

bill@chamber.springdale.com

Scott Edmondson
Scott Edmondson
VP of Economic Development

Scott has over 30 years of experience in his field. Before working for the Chamber, Scott specialized in banking as a consumer, commercial and real estate lender, and a compliance officer and branch manager (making him the perfect contact for starting a new business). When he’s not helping businesses with economic development, you’ll find him cheering on the Razorbacks, grilling out or spending time with his family.

scott@chamber.springdale.com

Lance Eads
Lance Eads
VP of Government Affairs

Lance earned his Bachelor’s degree from Ouachita Baptist University and has worked for the Chamber for seven years. Lance has served the Northwest Arkansas region in a number of capacities including the Springdale Advertising and Promotion Commission and as a Washington County Justice of the Peace. Currently, he serves as State Senator. He enjoys playing golf, cheering on the Razorbacks and spending time with his two daughters.

lance@chamber.springdale.com

Brooke Morgan
Brooke Morgan
Director of Communications

Brooke is a Springdale native and graduated from Springdale High School. She attended the University of Arkansas, where she earned her degree in broadcast journalism. Her favorite aspects of her job are working with local schools and employers to help students learn about future career opportunities and writing our AIM workforce magazine. In her spare time, Brooke enjoys cooking, reading and going on adventures with her husband and daughter. She is a thrill ride junkie and will ride any roller coaster, any time.

brooke@chamber.springdale.com

Alana Whatley
Alana Whatley
Retention Specialist

Alana has lived in eight different towns in Arkansas, but decided to make Springdale her home in in 2016. Alana is a graduate of Arkansas State University, where she studied Communications and Public Relations. When she’s not helping businesses reach their goals, she enjoys fishing, going to the lake, traveling, playing volleyball and spending time with friends and family.

alana@chamber.springdale.com

Linden Shinall
Linden Shinall
Sales Account Executive

Linden grew up in Springdale and is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor’s in Communication. She is passionate about creativity in the workplace and implementing strategies to benefit the community of Springdale. She often has a book in her hand, but when she doesn’t, she is swinging the golf club, cooking or traveling.

linden@chamber.springdale.com