Diplomat Program

The Diplomat Program is a group of business people, employees from our member businesses and industries, who meet once a month to assist with planning and providing hands on help with Chamber events.  

If you have interest in becoming a Diplomat please submit the application found at the bottom of this page.

 Chair:  Shelia Phillips – Volunteer Federal Bank

Past Chair:  Scott Shapiro – East Tennessee Investigations

Secretary:  Denise Graff – Keep Monroe County Beautiful

Susie Bledsoe – Stearn Lending

Melissa Wiseman – Tellico Mountain Realty

Erin Russell – Food City/Vonore

Kimberly Littreal – Simmons Bank

Kathy Macourek – Kat Mac’s Cakes

Jake Burrows – Capstar Bank

Brian Ownsby – US Cellular

Shannon Parsons – Sweetwater Nursing Center

Patricia Montooth – Archer’s Pharmacy

John Bearlepp – Ballplay Ruritan Club

Holly Trotter-Vincent – Cleveland State Community College




Diplomat Application