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 […]
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 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, […]
July 1, 2020

3 Secrets to Crush Coronavirus Career Chaos

Monday, July 6, 2020 5 – 6 PM, ET REGISTER HERE Matthews Chamber of Commerce recently presented Transformation Coach Pat Roque discussing “Your Network is your Networth.” Now Pat is offering Chamber members access to another of her career-boosting live training webinars: 3 Secrets to Crush Coronavirus Career Chaos! Do you know someone who says that they feel stuck in their career? Are you struggling with what your next move should be? Some would encourage you to hunker down and wait for the pandemic to blow over. #TRUTHBOMB: that’s a TERRIBLE IDEA!! Inertia is NOT your career friend. This may […]
June 24, 2020

Give Your Input on NC Workforce Credentials

Credential Conversations The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance is co-hosting two online sessions for employers in the Charlotte region to gain insight on industry perspectives of NC Workforce Credentials and Work-Based learning, and how they align with the skill sets businesses are hiring for. These discussions will provide an opportunity to shape the initial definition of NC Workforce Credentials and to identify the best models of work-based learning to build a highly qualified workforce. The July 21 session will focus on Information Technology, and the July 22 will focus on Life Sciences and Biotechnology. Tuesday, July 21, 2020: Information Technology Wednesday […]
June 23, 2020

Intersection Improvements In Downtown Matthews

Changes are coming to a highly traveled intersection in downtown Matthews. The intersection of North Trade Street and Matthews Station Street will be undergoing construction this summer to improve pedestrian safety. The project, which has been in development since 2017, will raise the intersection, extend the curb, and create hi-visibility crosswalks. Lighting improvements have recently been installed at this intersection.  Construction began Monday, June 22, and will end on August 14, assuming summer weather doesn’t create construction delays. There will be temporary vehicle lane reductions in the 200-block of North Trade Street. Walking traffic will also be rerouted during construction.  The […]
June 19, 2020

Atrium Health Opens New Emergency Department

Congratulations to Matthews Chamber member and President’s Circle member Atrium Health for its June 18th virtual ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Atrium Health Providence Emergency Department at 11516 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28277. Watch the brief ceremony below! Our First-Ever Virtual Ribbon Cutting: Introducing Atrium Health Providence, a facility of Atrium Health Pineville. Take a look at our brand new freestanding emergency department before it opens on Tuesday, June 23. Atrium Health Providence is located in South Charlotte at Providence and Ardrey Kell Road, across from Waverly. Posted by Atrium Health on Thursday, June 18, 2020   About the […]
June 18, 2020

NEW MEMBER: Carolina Signs and Wonders

It didn’t really start with our storm-damage – but the story of our broken sign tells you a lot about one of our newest members, Carolina Signs and Wonders, and its owner, Jacquie Golbus. Jacquie does her homework. When she was ready to launch her business, she checked out our Chamber. She attended events; met some of our great members; asked a bunch of questions. Now she’s a member of the Chamber and our Women in Business group. Somehow through that vetting process, Chamber staff might have mentioned how our sign broke in half during the tornado that swept through […]