Long-time Logan County resident, Tammy Tinsley has been hired and the Logan County Chamber of Commerce’s new executive director, announced 2016 Logan County Chamber President Joe Hendricks. The Chamber’s Board of Directors has unanimously confirmed Tinsley June 7, 2016.
Tinsley will begin her duties Monday, June 13. She has a Bachelor Degree from Western Kentucky University and comes to the Chamber from serving as a Primary Care Manager for Kentucky with the American Cancer Society. At the American Cancer Society, Tinsley had extensive experience in strategic planning, large community event planning and with the supervision of volunteers and staff.
Tinsley, through her efforts, partnered the American Cancer Society with large corporations and universities and secured hundreds of thousands of dollars in funds for cancer research. Prior to working for the American Cancer Society, Tinsley’s leadership was responsible for one of the most successful Relay for Life events ever held in Logan County. In her position with the American Cancer Society, she has also served as an advocate for legislation for the protection of health of public workers.
Tinsley previously worked with Creekwood Place Nursing and Rehab as a Social Service Director.
Tinsley is married to her husband of over 20 years, Chad Tinsley. She and her husband live with their three children in Auburn. She and her husband attend Gasper River Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
“The Board is excited about Tammy joining the Chamber as the new Executive Director,” said Hendricks. “The Executive Committee strongly believes that Tammy brings a strong set of skills and experience needed to continue progress the Chamber has made over the last several years. I also wish to express my thanks to the members of the Executive Committee for their time and effort in working through the process of choosing an Executive Director and for the Board for confirming Tammy as director.”
Tinsley stated that she is grateful for the opportunity to serve as the Chamber’s new leader and that “Logan County’s rich southern heritage, family focus, beautiful scenery, genuine caring communities and exciting growth is the reason I call Logan my place to call home. I am proud to be part of this community, and it is my desire to be a contributing part of the Logan County Chamber of Commerce.”