Ryan W. Simons is the President of the Chamber. As chief executive officer, he directs the Chamber’s program of work and reports to the Executive Committee. Ryan also serves as a primary spokesman for the Chamber, communicating its mission, vision, and values to a number of stakeholder groups.
Rodger Lentz, AICP, is Chief Planning and Development Officer for the City of Wilson. His areas of responsibility include Planning, Community Development, Land Development, Code Enforcement, Inspections, GIS, and Downtown Development. Rodger serves on the Board of Directors for the 44,000-member American Planning Association and is the former North Carolina chapter president.
Ron Hunt is Assistant County Manager for Wilson County, a position he has held since 2014. Prior to that, Ron served as the Communications/Strategic Development Manager for Wilson County Department of Social Services. Ron has worked closely with the Wilson County Health Department on communications and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.