News About Our Members

March 2, 2021

NEW MEMBER: Balanced Physical Therapy & Dance Wellness

Dr. Bridget Kelly Sinha is a physical therapist based in Charlotte, NC who officially opened Balanced Physical Therapy & Dance Wellness just a few months ago!  Attending Elon University, she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Dance Science, working as Director of Dance Medicine and Conditioning in a physical therapy center. Bridget went on to to attend the University of Kentucky where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. She has experience in working with dancers, runners, treating chronic low back and neck pain, and currently works as a personal trainer and Pilates instructor! She is also a proud […]
December 18, 2020

NEW MEMBER: Harbor View Creative Learning Center LLC

Harbor View Creative Learning Center, LLC is located at 10836 Monroe Road.  Recently relocating from Colorado Springs, this family owned childcare with over 15 years of childcare experience is excited to open their Matthews location!  They offer a diverse and blended curriculum and work closely with their families to create a positive environment and one of a kind childcare experience. If your’re looking for a place for childcare, they offer that and more! With preschool, drop-in care and infant care!  Welcome to the Matthews Chamber of Commerce Family! We are so happy to have you in our community!  
November 19, 2020

NEW MEMBER: ISI Elite- Matthews

ISI Elite, located at 5600 Potter Road, is currently under construction. But don’t worry, that doesn’t stop these fitness fanatics from getting their workouts in. You can see the hard work and dedication for sharing their passion for fitness right outside in the parking lot! If you’re wondering what this new business is all about, “ISI is a 50 minute functional training workout for all fitness levels that can burn up to 1000 calories. Each session is led by a certified fitness coach and specifically designed to burn fat, build muscle, and increase strength. We take pride in building a […]
October 2, 2020

NEW MEMBER: Silver Psychiatric Services

Silver Psychicatric Services Dr. Randie Schacter, DO , is our newest Matthews Chamber Member! Dr. Schacter has operated her private practice in Matthews since 2010. As a board-certified doctor by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, she helps patients from childhood through adulthood. Dr. Schacter is also a believer in the power of mindfulness and using art as a stress reduction therapy. She is passionate about pottery and has been practicing the technique for over ten years. Keep on the look out for her passion project of offering Mindfulness and […]
August 26, 2020

NEW MEMBER: ecomaids of Waxhaw-Matthews-Monroe

It started with mosquitos. After several years of working for a Fortune 100 company in the Charlotte area, Dan Williams (pictured above) started a methodical search for a franchise opportunity. Mosquito Hunters, a franchise offered by Happinest Brands, seemed perfect EXCEPT that mosquito abatement isn’t a year-round activity here. Dan liked what he was learning about Happinest though, and so he shifted his entrepreneurial gaze toward another of its brands: ecomaids. Today, Dan Williams has founded ecomaids of Waxhax-Matthews-Monroe and is one of the Matthews Chamber’s newest members. Welcome, Dan! Ecomaids offers eco-friendly cleaning services. Their products never contain harsh […]
August 21, 2020

Novant Health Matthews Welcomes New President

Novant Health has named Jason Bernd as president and chief operating officer of Novant Health Matthews Medical Center, taking on the role of recently retired Roland Bibeau. In this role, Bernd leads hospital operations. Bernd has been with Novant Health since 2006 and has held a variety of positions, most recently serving as president and chief operating officer of Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital. Under his leadership, Novant Health opened its new state-of-the-art orthopedic hospital in 2017 and new ambulatory surgery center in 2018. Read the full press release on the Novant website. Bernd has a bachelor’s degree in chemical […]
August 14, 2020

Meet the Chamber’s New Executive Director

The Matthews Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to introduce Jessica Tullar, the organization’s new Executive Director. Jessica brings 16+ years of non-profit experience to her role with the Chamber, most recently serving as the manager of Discovery Place, Inc.’s Rockingham location. She worked for Discovery Place for nine years, first as a creative play professional and then a program coordinator, before she was promoted to manager. Prior to Discovery Place, Jessia spent seven years as the education coordinator for a New York museum. In addition to dual undergraduate degrees in Communications and Dance from SUNY Brockport, Jessica […]
July 28, 2020

NEW MEMBER: Central Bark

Matthews Chamber’s newest member, Jennifer Adams, is opening her new Central Bark doggy daycare on Monroe Road to solve her own problem. Where could she take her 7 year-old Boxer, Annabelle, for socialization – without over-stimulating her? This balance, between play and rest, is at the heart of Central Bark’s “whole dog care” philosophy. Central Bark addresses the physical, mental, and emotional health of dogs through Small Group Play: Central Bark’s dog-to-handler ratio is 12:1. Throughout the day, dogs enjoy alternating play and rest periods. Every dog receives Rest Enrichment to promote calm rest and positive associations with the crate. […]
July 2, 2020

NEW MEMBER: Adam Sellars with Keller Williams SELECT

Shelby native Adam Sellars loves Matthews. He’s a residential realtor with Keller Williams SELECT, and a new member here at Matthews Chamber. When you meet him, he may tell you stories about how much he loves Keller Williams for its focus on family and community involvement. But he’s more likely to go straight to the family stories: The families here in Matthews he’s served and helped protect through the home-buying process; His regular 6-mile bike rides to C.O.S. Kids – the Matthews mainstay that loves and cares for 2-year-old daughter Hudsyn; The Santa suit his grandmother made for his grandfather, […]