2021 Board of Directors

The Garland Chamber of Commerce operates under the leadership and guidance of a select group of Garland business leaders on the Board of Directors. Directors may be elected to a one or three-year term. Members of this group are also selected to serve on various committees within the board as they work to ensure the Chamber operates within its bylaws and in accordance with its mission.


Julie Alexander, Great Team Great Results
Julie Alexander, Great Team Great Results
Bryan Bradford, City of Garland
Bryan Bradford, City of Garland
Donna Butterfield, Frost Bank
Donna Butterfield, Frost Bank
Shana Carter, Roach Feed and Seed
Shana Carter, Roach Feed and Seed
Shon Cass, Texas Security Bank
Shon Cass, Texas Security Bank
Johnny Clark, Express Employment Professionals
Johnny Clark, Express Employment Professionals
Anita Collins, American National Bank
Anita Collins, American National Bank
Dr. Erika Crump, Garland ISD
Dr. Erika Crump, Garland ISD
Dr. Kay Eggleston, Dallas College | Richland
Dr. Kay Eggleston, Dallas College | Richland
Becky King, City of Garland
Becky King, City of Garland
Kristina Lawson, Daisy Brand
Kristina Lawson, Daisy Brand
Dr. Ricardo Lopez, Garland ISD
Dr. Ricardo Lopez, Garland ISD
Lance Luna, Excel Title Group
Lance Luna, Excel Title Group
Larry Mas, General Dynamics OTS
Larry Mas, General Dynamics OTS
Chris Merlick, Label Solutions
Chris Merlick, Label Solutions
Chad Przano, Epiroc
Chad Przano, Epiroc
Michael Roth, Wisener Nunnally Roth
Michael Roth, Wisener Nunnally Roth
Robert Smith, Garland Construction Company
Robert Smith, Garland Construction Company
Eddie Tealer, Dallas College | Eastfield
Eddie Tealer, Dallas College | Eastfield
Kevin Tolly, Plastipak Packaging, Inc.
Kevin Tolly, Plastipak Packaging, Inc.

Dr. Pyeper Wilkins, Dallas College
Dr. Pyeper Wilkins, Dallas College.
Peter Zehr, CarrollClean
Peter Zehr, CarrollClean



Additional Chamber Committees Include:

Leadership Garland Steering Committee

  • Leadership Garland Alumni
  • Leadership Garland Youth
  • Leadership Garland Prayer Breakfast

Legislative Affairs Committee

Women's Business E-nitiative Steering Committee


Karina Olivares
"Let me help you discover innovative business services."

I direct the development and operational areas of the Chamber to carry out the organization's mission to be a catalyst for positive change in our community. Call me if I can help you cultivate relationships or discover services and programs to help achieve your business's mission.

Karina Olivares

President (469) 326-7474 Karina.Olivares@garlandchamber.com