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Ike Lyon named President of Wilcox Area Chamber

The Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors would like to congratulate Ike Lyon on becoming the newly elected president.

Ike Lyon graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Recreation Administration. He was employed in a career of over forty years with the federal government. Ike retired as Supervisory Park Ranger/Site Manager of the Alabama River Lakes component, Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 2017. Ike has remained involved with promoting the River Region by serving on the Coosa-Alabama River Improvement Association board of directors, and currently serving as secretary of the Alabama Scenic River Trail, along with his involvement with the Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce.

Ike is an active member and deacon in the Camden Baptist Church, the husband of Anne Anderson Lyon, the father of Jacob, Philip, and Samuel Lyon, “Papa Ike” to Rosemary, Joy, and Shepherd, with another grandson due in June. Ike enjoys working to promote Wilcox County, and all of the waterways of the state.

Wilcox Area Chamber Director, Laura Agee says, “We are very blessed and grateful to have Mr. Ike as captain of our ship. I look forward to working with him as we explore new frontiers to help promote Wilcox County.” Lyon joins the Wilcox Area Chamber Executive Board, consisting of Kristin Law (Vice President), Anne Farrell Wright (Immediate Past-President), Meagan English (Treasurer), and Bonnie Martens (Secretary). Adam Morgan, previous chamber president, is now Managed Care Assistant Director of CHOICES with the State of Tennessee Bureau of TennCare.

Adam now resides in Nashville, Tennessee. Morgan reflects back on his time with the Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce by stating, “Although short-lived, it was an honor to serve as the President for the WACC Board of Directors. I have loved serving on the board these past few years and working with the passionate board members and community leaders to move this county forward. This county has so much potential that continues to shine through with every business and resident that takes pride in what we have. I have full faith in Laura, new Board President, Ike Lyon and the rest of the board to keep up the great work of the Chamber! There is no doubt that the best is yet to come!”

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