Jessica works with her team of Royals to complete community service projects and revitalization of the community. Also, with the Royals to plan and execute events to enhance the quality of life. She listens to member challenges in order to identify and connect people to workshops, promotion or other avenues of assistance. In addition to overseeing the operations for the Chamber, Jessica also works towards marketing and branding the community to surrounding areas.
Jessica is a Lamar High School graduate and earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Central Arkansas in Public Administration and Public Relations. Jessica was formerly employed by the Arkansas Army National Guard as a Recruiting Assistant and at the Joint Operations Center located on Camp Robinson.
"We are a staff of four with big ambitions. Johnson County has a lot of great resources, both people and natural. We are an eager team ready to serve, please contact us and let us know how to help! We don't have all of the answers, but we have relationships with people that do!"
Director of First Impressions
Holly comes to us from an experience of eight plus years with the Department of Parks & Tourism and one year from the City of Clarksville. She brings a smiling face to being the Director of First Impressions. Holly oversees the First Impressions with daily phone calls/visits by assisting the public with information on our community. In addition to, the first impressions of our office, community, and the social media/eNews presence.
Holly has been a Johnson County resident since 2014. She is married to Trooper First Class Moore with the AR State Police. Her and her husband have three children, one dog, one cat, and one snake. She is actively involved in the Arkansas State Police Spouses' Auxiliary as well as the Johnson County Friends of NRA. Holly is also part of the Johnson County Dive Team. She has recently gone through Leadership Johnson County to broaden and expand her capabilities within the Chamber Community.
Holly has completed courses and obtained certifications in Welcome to Arkansas, Active Shooter through Emergency Management Institute, First Aid/CPR/AED/Lifeguard through Red Cross, and Aquatic Facility Operator from the National Park and Recreation Association.
Community Relations Director
Matt is responsible for membership growth and retention. He assists business owners with identifying solutions to grow and create a thriving economy for Johnson County. He actively supports chamber members and educates them on how to utilize their membership to the fullest extent. There is no cookie cutter membership package. Everyone is different and has different needs to grow. There are all types of memberships, and reasons to invest. Individuals, students, and elected officials that are looking to support local economic growth and discounts for shopping local. Manufacturers that are striving to create a better quality of life to retain a higher caliber of workforce. Even small businesses in search of resources to develop an online presence or educational training to manage their business more effectively.
Matt graduated from Arkansas Tech University with an Agricultural Business degree. Matt spent the first eight years of his professional career working for Arvest Bank, and then worked for Journey Church for another eight years. Matt has a good understanding of both business and non-profit structures and enjoys problem-solving. One of Matt's passions is working with nonprofits, businesses, and people to help them grow. Contact Matt today to discover all the great resources the Chamber has to offer!
Karlee returns to Clarksville as our Downtown Director. She is responsible for assisting businesses in our downtown area and helping organize events to help bring our community together. Some of her key responsibilities include: assisting in revitalization, programs, events, projects, and other opportunities in Downtown Clarksville.
Karlee previously lived in Clarksville for 6 years, and graduated from University of the Ozarks in 2018, with Bachelors’ Degrees in Business Management in Biology Wildlife/Ecology. Following her tenure at Ozarks, she was welcomed on board at the Chamber as the Administrative Assistant, and eventually the Marketing & Communications Director. She then moved to Kansas, where she worked as a recruiter and academic advisor for the local college. In 2021, Karlee and her husband, Sam, moved back to the area to plant their roots and make Clarksville home.
Some of her favorite things to do in the area are floating the rivers and taking day trips to the mountains. She loves all things outdoors, live music, and spending time with her fur babies. If you are a business downtown or are looking to make an impact on our Main Street area, please contact her!