Get Inspired Series Highlights

Amanda Ellis

Dipped Fresh

Dipped Fresh is a gourmet catering and online dessert company growing quickly through support from the Chamber's African American Business Development program. Some of their specialties include chocolate covered strawberries and chocolate covered bacon. For more on Dipped Fresh or to order, visit

Leadership Chattanooga

In this installment of Get Inspired, Leadership Chattanooga participants share stories of the personal and professional growth they've experienced through this program. Find out more about Leadership Chattanooga here.

Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy

Dr. Elaine Swafford, Director of Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy (CGLA), talks about the impact of the Chamber’s school-to-work programs alongside a CGLA student. Learn more about CGLA at

Headlight Renew Doctor

Starting with a vision and now operating in countries all across the world, Headlight Renew Doctor's Chris Watts shares his business story which includes starting in our INCubator. 

Green’s Eco Build & Design

Green’s Eco Build & Design offers sustainable, competitively priced building supply and home improvement products. Learn more at

Adamson Developers

Family business Adamson Developers looks to the future of sustainable building and affordable housing. Check out this installment in our Get Inspired series for a business story rooted in history and giving back. Learn more at

Thrive 2055

Connie Vaughan, McKee Foods, and John Bridger, Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency, discuss transportation in our region, one of Thrive 2055’s focal points. More on Thrive here

Other Topics

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce and Chattanooga Chamber Foundation congratulate the 39th graduating class of Leadership Chattanooga.    Leadership Chattanooga is the premier leadership development and civic engagement program for established professionals in the greater-Chattanooga region. Since 1984 the program…

Keep showing up. That has been the mantra of Tim Payne, owner and CEO of Tim Payne Painting, for the past three decades as an entrepreneur and small business owner. “It can feel very lonely running your own business,” said…

Chamber Chatt is a video series offering community members the chance to hear from elected officials and those in public service.  This month’s Chamber Chatt was recorded live inside the Chattanooga Chamber’s Connection Conference Center, Powered by EPB.  Matt Phillips,…

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