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The Hoover Alabama Chamber of Commerce, its staff, members, officers and board members extend a warm welcome to you. We pride ourselves on being one of the South's fastest growing communities, offering new and progressive opportunities every day. Hoover spans almost 50 square miles of territory, involving much of Jefferson County and Shelby County. We promote a healthy business environment, and feature great restaurants, lodging facilities, sporting events, and vacation areas. Click here to read more.

Dee Ann Turner to Speak

Chick-fil-A will sponsor the Thursday, August 17 Chamber Luncheon

Dee Ann Turner
Dee Ann Turner

David Jackson and his Chick-fil-A restaurants in Hoover will sponsor the Thursday, August 17 Chamber Luncheon, and he has invited Dee Ann Turner who is one of the top corporate executives from the Chick-fil-A home office as our speaker.

She started her career at Chick-fil-A in 1985 as an administrator in the Human Resources department. During those years, she witnessed significant growth and change. Selected as Chick-fil-A's first female officer in 2001, Dee Ann has led various areas of the business including Human Resources, Franchisee Selection, Culture, Learning and Development, Talent Management and Talent Acquisition. She currently serves as the Vice President, Enterprise Social Responsibility.

In 2015, Dee Ann's first book, It's My Pleasure, The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture was released and became a best-seller. She speaks all over the United States and internationally for both business and non-profit organizations on the topics of leading culture, talent selection and talent development among others. During her tenure at Chick-fil-A, Chick-fil-A has grown from 319 restaurants with $161,500,000 in sales to over 2100 restaurants in 46 states and the District of Columbia with annual sales of over $8 billion.

Married to her husband, Ashley, for over 30 years, they are the parents of three grown sons, Trenton, Trevor and Trey and daughter-in-love, Katie. She is an avid sports enthusiast and she and Ashley enjoy traveling and active adventures. Together they serve their local church and Dee Ann has served on the boards of a number of ministries that support initiatives for women and children.

You can connect with Dee Ann on twitter @deeannturner or Instagram @itsmy.pleasure or on Facebook: Dee Ann Turner Author.

To attend the Thursday, August 17 Chamber Luncheon, please make your reservations no later than Friday, August 12, by calling 988-5672, or emailing Lisa Dunbar at the Chamber at lisa@hooverchamber.org. Networking begins at 11:15 a.m., with the meeting starting sharply at noon. Cancellations are accepted until the morning of the luncheon with almost any reason accepted. The Hoover Country Club is located at 3140 Club Drive in Hoover, 35226.

Reservations can be made by calling 988-5672, or emailing admin@hooverchamber.org The luncheon is $20.00, payable at the door, or $25.00 without reservations, if space is available. Payment may be made by cash, check, or major credit card. You may also make reservations online at www.hooverchamber.org/lunch.html. Cancellations are accepted until the morning of the luncheon. Please notify the Chamber if you need to cancel, otherwise, those with reservations who do not attend will be invoiced.

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