Lancaster Chamber of Commerce
The Tattered Jacket Bookstore is a locally owned independent bookstore. It is a great place to go between work and home - a place to explore a diverse selection of books, while relaxing in a comfortable home-like atmosphere (where the coffee and tea are free.)
Neal Ballance is a long-time resident of Lancaster and brings that perspective to the Board, along with his financial expertise with Edward Jones.
Pamela Pope Johnson was admitted to bar, 1992, Texas; 2006, Tennessee; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, University of Oklahoma (B.B.A., 1988); legal education, Thurgood Marshall School of Law of Texas Southern University (J.D., 1991). Member: Dallas and National Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; J.L. Turner Legal Association.
Bridgette Taylor is the Founder and President of 501c3 non profit, Taylor Cares. TaylorCares is an organization that advocates and brings awareness for the Multiple Sclerosis community. She is also banking Center Manager, Vice President for Legacy Texas; and an avid community activist pushing to see positive change in today's society.
Eve Spearman has been with Grifols since 2009 in a variety of leadership roles, and has been in the plasmapheresis business for 28 years. She has a bachelor's degree and is ASQ certified. She believes that giving back and being involved adds value to her life every day, and feels fortunate to have a career that positively impacts people all over the world.
Paul Ward has been an energy consultant for over sixteen years. He currently serves as Director and General Manager for Schneider Electric. Prior to his time in the energy industry, Paul served as associate pastor at Grace Covenant Church and has been in that church for just over 30 years. Paul has been married to Susan for 30 years and is the proud father of a son Micah and daughter Eliana.
Cheryl Adams is the Vice President of Commercial Services for Pattillo Insurance Agency. She is a seasoned insurance professional. She is also a graduate of Leadership Southwest. She is serving her second 3-year term on the Chamber Board.
Asia Murray is a Volunteer with Taylor Cares, a non-profit organization, based in the Lancaster area. Asia is a methodical strong leader, who focuses on continuous improvement and has a track record of achievements in turning around organizations that do not meet set strategic goals and objectives. She possesses a unique blend of project and business management acumen experience. Asia is originally from Compton, California and recently moved back to the DFW area.
Lancaster Chamber of Commerce members are committed to doing business in the City of Lancaster and the Best Southwest Area and providing quality products, merchandise and services. It is our hope that you will give our members serious consideration when making your buying decisions. When you shop locally, you contribute to the school system, municipal services, and yourself.
The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce is forging ahead in community and business support. Our Membership Luncheons are informative and educational. They are held each quarter. Our monthly Networking Luncheons are held at various locations of our members and are a great opportunity to network in a relaxed setting.
Each year, the Chamber hosts the annual State of the City address by our Mayor and the State of the Schools address by our Superintendent. During election cycles, we also host a candidates forum(s) for the community and businesses, enabling candidates to meet constituents.
Lancaster is a very unique city in southern Dallas County. We are proud to enjoy amenities such as the Lancaster Regional Airport, scenic Country View Golf Course, and a 150+ year old historic Town Square. We have the Lancaster Community Park and Recreation Center, along with an excellent public library.
The school system is growing and striving to improve the opportunities available to students. Lancaster also has Cedar Valley College, a community college, as well as UNT-Dallas located in close proximity. These institutions of higher learning have consistently shown a willingness to offer services and support to citizens and businesses in our area.
The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce directors and staff hope that you find our organization and website useful as you make your business connections.
The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors
To Actively Support, Promote and Attract Business to Better Serve the Greater Lancaster Area.