From April 22 through August 12, we will be recognizing each one of our Ambassadors on Fridays! Learn more about this highly visible public relations team and how they are responsible for engaging, encouraging, nurturing, and expanding relationships on behalf of The Chamber.
Phyllis is a native Georgian and a graduate of Georgia College and State University with a degree in Elementary Education and Library Media. Phyllis also received her Real Estate License after attending JY Monk Real Estate School in Greenville, NC.
Being a former teacher, Phyllis continues to enjoy motivating, leading, and encouraging. Her personal goals include learning something new often and providing help to others whenever she can and staying humble along the way.
Together with her husband Harold, they own and operate CertaPro Painters. Phyllis has two grown children and is a proud Grandma to two boys. Phyllis and Harold are members of Hickory First United Methodist Church and are happy to call Hickory home.
Why did you apply to become an Ambassador?
To meet other businesses.
What are you looking forward to most about being an Ambassador?
Making relationships with businesses and to work together with other Ambassadors.
What is your favorite Chamber event?
Ribbon cuttings-seeing new business owners’ excitement. Also, First Friday Morning Brews-seeing so many in one place!
Tell us about a special connection you have made as a result of being a Chamber partner.
I have a new hair stylist-Studio 127 joined last year and I reached out to welcome them and have enjoyed now having them do my hair!
Favorite hidden gem in Catawba County? Bakers Mountain
Favorite way to spend $100? Out to eat
Favorite thing to collect? Rocks
Favorite show to binge watch? Two and a Half Men
What is something unique we do not know about you? I’m related to Cindy Wilson, B52’s Band