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Madison COunty Chamber FOundation

Thank you to our Foundation Sponsors

Why Support the Foundation?

Funds raised by the Foundation go to support the initiatives of Workforce and Education. The Madison County Chamber Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) organization, meaning that all donations are tax deductible.

Workforce & Education is a program of the Chamber Foundation designed to help bridge the gap between local schools and employers by building a stronger workforce for the future.

Workforce and Education Initiatives:

Job Shadowing Day

Connects our Students with potential employers from the community.

Career Signing Day

Provides an opportunity to highlight Madison County High School Students who are entering the workforce after graduation.

Madico Makers Program

Provides an opportunity for young entrepreneurs to formulate new businesses that will hopefully begin and grow in Madison County.

Industry Roundtable

Allows local industries a platform to discuss local workforce development in our community.

Teacher Externships

Allows teachers to spend time learning about local businesses to better equip students for the workforce.

MADICO MADE Workforce Ready Certification Program

Provides an opportunity for students to learn employability skills before entering the workforce.

State of Education & Workforce Development

Connects our school system with local employers and provides an opportunity for our community to learn more about the current state of our student body.


Provides scholarship opportunities to traditional 4-year post-secondary education and technical college students.


In accordance with its by-laws, the Madison County Chamber Foundation is established and sustained for charitable and educational purposes, civic, community, and economic projects and other endeavors as may be approved from time to time by the Board of Directors. The Foundation has been created to develop, sponsor, and provide educational programming, develop and foster a high level of civic concern, community development, and activity on the part of participants in any Foundation program(s).

Guiding Principles

  • ​​Support positive economic growth and quality of life.


  • Operate a fiscally sound organization.


  • ​Be a visible advocate and supporter of business and educational initiatives.

2023 Foundation Board of Directors

Emily Nix

Emily Nix


Mercy Health Center


Nathan Coker


Stanfield Air Systems

Rodney Chandler

Rodney Chandler


Smith, Adcock, and Company LLP

Kim Shupe

Kim Shupe

Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty

Thomas Harrell

Thomas Harrell

D&H Manufacturing

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Erica Roquemore

Easom & Roquemore, LLC


David Echols

Echols Livestock

Byron Lee

Byron Lee

Georgia Metals

Martin Kimsey


Georgia Power

Jeff Dillard

Jeff Dillard

Individual Membership

Jean Mullis

Jean Mullis

Jackson EMC

Michael Williams

Michael Williams

Madison County School System


Rob Cushard

SMI Composites


Jill Parham

The Commercial Bank