About The Chamber

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” - Andrew Carnegie

Our Mission is to strengthen Cleveland County businesses, promote economic development and enhance community vitality. We strive to make Cleveland County an economic leader in western North Carolina and to enhance our members’ success through advocacy, member benefits, and services. Meet the Chamber Board of Directors and Staff.


Executive Director
Admin. Assistant
Community Connector, Membership Admin

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Join the Chamber!

An investment in the Cleveland County Chamber of Commerce contributes directly to our work to be an essential driver of the Cleveland County’s business community, with the mission to help businesses succeed.  Every initiative, program, event, and challenge we embark upon is for this purpose.


Chris Monroe

...I am really excited about the Chamber and the changes going on within the community. It's a great time to be a member of the Chamber!


Martin Brossman

A delightful Chamber and visitor center in a beautiful corner building. Parking is either on the street or contact the chamber for the next best location to park and I’ll be glad to help you. Extremely helpful staff.

Martin Cj Mongiello

A wonderful organization to belong to - we have four memberships.


Kathryn Pennington

After nearly a decade, I consider it my joy and privilege to daily welcome our visitors, assist residents, and support local businesses as we partner in the community to help make Cleveland County an even better place to live, work, and play!

Benjamin Rice

The Cleveland County Chamber of Commerce has helped me meet both long-time members of our business community and the newest kids on the block. It's the most accessible Chamber I've ever been in, and has an outreach game like no other.