Please join the Spring Hill Chamber for our June Luncheon.
Join the Chamber at the UAW Hall on June 24th from 11:15-1 pm for lunch, networking, and a Chamber Member Panel on Talent Acquisition/Retention.
Sponsored by TriStar Bank
Catered by Bojangles
Aaron Whitaker is the founder of Preventia Security, local provider of electronic security solutions for homes and businesses. Aaron founded Preventia in 2010 and has since grown the company to four offices in the southeast, serving more than 17,000 homes and businesses and employing over 75 team members. Preventia recently won Dealer of the Year awards in 2019 and 2020 for all three major manufacturer partners they work with. Aaron lives in Franklin with his wife, daughter and son. When not at work, you'll find Aaron driving fast cars, playing soccer or enjoying time on the lake.
Martin Plumlee is a native of Nashville, Tennessee;In 1994, Martin graduated from USMA with a BS in Economics and his commission as an Infantry Officer. Following his active Army service, Martin began his business career in 1999 with Orion International, a premier Military Placement firm. Over the past two decades, he has excelled in recruiting, specialty sales, and in management roles with General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Robert Half International, and other respected search firms. Today, Martin distinguishes himself professionally as an expert in Talent Acquisition & Talent Retention strategies; this extensive experience spans 18 years of successfully partnering with mid-size and Fortune 1000 companies.
Deputy Dewayne Scott Commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. His appointment began in March 2021. He started his career with the Kroger Company where he was an executive for 15 years. After leaving Kroger, Scott spent 17 years as President/CEO and co-founder of SRS, Inc., a company he co-founded in 2001. Under his leadership, SRS completed over 300 contracts as a prime contractor for 15 different federal agencies. In 2008, SRS was the 250th fastest growing company in the United States.
Rick Smearman is the Assistant Plant Director at the General Motors Spring Hill Vehicle Assembly Plant. He transferred to the Spring Hill location in June 2020 and joined the Chamber Board shortly thereafter. This is Rick’s first experience serving on a Chamber of Commerce Board. As a 30-year veteran of the automotive manufacturing sector, Rick has lived in several regions across the United States and in Canada. He has volunteered and participated in many different community outreach programs as a member of the GM Cares team. Rick is a believer in supporting local business and understands the influence a large employer, like General Motors, can have on the community.