Welcome to the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce

Since 1920, the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce has been helping local businesses grow and prosper. Today, the Chamber continues to be the face of the business community throughout Sumter County, Georgia. Over the years, the Chamber has been a progressive business organization, working to build quality of life for its citizens, assisting its businesses in the county to grow and prosper, and partnering with the Sumter County Development Authority to bring jobs to the region.

Membership is diverse, with representation from manufacturing, retail, service and corporate businesses ranging in size from sole proprietors to international industry. They share a common notion that commerce will function at its best when business relationships are forged, and resources are utilized to their fullest potential creating a partnership for prosperity. Membership in the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce is an investment in Americus, Andersonville, DeSoto, Leslie, and Plains, Georgia. We invite you to join with our fellow business associates and help support the economic development of Sumter County and take advantage of the many benefits available to you through your membership in the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce.

Sumter County Chamber of Commerce Mission, Vision & Values

Mission:  To provide opportunities and support for the growth and prosperity of local business and industry.

Vision:  To serve as the catalyst for a vibrant business community.

Values:  Integrity, Innovative, Inclusive, Involved

Chamber Staff

Amber Batchelor, Chamber President and CEO
(229) 924-2646

Nathaniel English, Engagement Project Manager

2023 Chamber Board of Directors

Qaijuan Willis
Board Chair
Americus Main Street & Downtown Development Authority

Andrew Cook
Board Vice Chair
Gammage Print Shop

Carlyle Walton
Board Treasurer
Phoebe Sumter Medical Center

Dave Tucker
Board Vice Treasurer

Cynthia Carter
Board Secretary
South Georgia Technical College

Darrell Sabbs Jr.
Board Parliamentarian
Barnum Funeral Home

Jessica Sinclair
Immediate Past Board Chair
J. Nicole Sinclair, LLC

2023 Division Chairs

Bren Dubay
Agriculture Division Chair
Koinonia Farm 

Frank Butcher
Business Development Division Chair
Century 21 Realty 

Emily Simpson
Business Education Division Chair
The Sweet Spot Baking Co.

Kathryn Fowler Moore
Governmental Affairs Division Chair
Gatewood, Skipper, Rambo & Moore, P.C.

Chief Mark Scott
Leadership Division Chair
Americus Police Department