Search

Chattanooga Chamber Names Yolonda Hayslett Finance and Operations Vice President

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce announced the promotion of Yolonda Hayslett, MBA, SHRM-CP, to Vice President, Finance and Operations. She will continue to be responsible for leading and managing a team that handles member-investor services initiatives, accounting, finance, human resources, information management, legal and risk management, compliance and facilities operations. 

“We are proud to announce Yolonda Hayslett’s promotion to Vice President of Finance and Operations,” said Charles Wood, President and CEO, Chattanooga Chamber. Hayslett, who began her Chattanooga Chamber career in 2005, has been working as an interim for several months.  

“Yolonda’s promotion is a testament to her exceptional skills, dedication and contributions to the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce. Her finance and operations expertise, combined with her commitment to community betterment, make her an invaluable asset to the organization and the community.” 

Hayslett is deeply involved in the Chattanooga community and passionate about making a positive impact. She volunteers with United Way of Greater Chattanooga, Future Business Leaders of America, the Howard School’s Service-Learning program and TN Achieves. Hayslett also serves as Treasurer for the Ch*sing Waterfalls board of directors, a Lawrenceville, Georgia, non-profit organization.  

Prior to joining the Chattanooga Chamber team, Hayslett worked in accounting at the Chattanooga Group, Olan Mills and Hawker PowerSource.

Other Topics

Just weeks after graduating its cohort of outstanding 2024 Chattanooga leaders, the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce proudly announces its new incoming Leadership Chattanooga class of 24-25 "The incoming class members are phenomenal, all representing the best and brightest of…

The newest class of young professional leaders has been established, the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce announced. Welcome to the Protege Chattanooga class of 24-25. "This Protege class will change the world," said Toya Moore, Leadership Development Director. "We were…

In an act praised by many across the state, Gov. Bill Lee enacted a recent bill that supports the Tennessee business community in two significant ways: The bill eliminates the alternative minimum property tax. The bill authorizes the state to…

On May 15, Jonah Gibson, 16, walked into his official Signing Day event. There was a hype video, a catered table with specially-made cookies, extra swag and out-of-town officials who gave speeches. As parents and crowd watched, the high school…

On Thursday, May 23, EPB hosts its first annual Supplier Diversity Day, an event that connects the publicly owned utility with small and diverse businesses throughout the region. It's networking, relationship-building and celebration, all in one event.    Multiple big-name industries…

If you were to take a quick survey of national headlines, you’d encounter gloom and doom-type discussions around commercial real estate. Much of this is thanks to the popularity of remote work, a trend accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic.   As…

Sign up for weekly updates.