• President & Staff

  • Lee S. Lingo, IOM

    Lee Lingo









    Lee Lingo joined the Chamber staff in 2013. He has two decades of experience in sales, marketing, and account management. He has successfully worked with national distributors and community marketing campaigns to strengthen economic opportunities. He is a graduate of Leadership Hopkins County, serves on the Board of Directors of the Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation and Kentucky Chamber Commerce Executives, is a member of the American Chamber of Commerce Executives, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Leadership Initiatives for Northwestern Kentucky, and serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Infrastructure, Transportation, and Logistics and International Policy committees. He is a World Trade Center Kentucky Certified International Commerce Specialist and a graduate of the Institute for Organizational Management. He is active in advocacy efforts for the completion of Interstate 69 through western Kentucky, and is a member of the newly-formed I-69 Industrial Alliance.

    Contact Lee by e-mail or at 270-821-3435


    Patricia Wiles
    Membership & Outreach Director

    Patricia Wiles








    Patricia Wiles joined the Chamber staff in 2010. She is a graduate of Leadership Hopkins County and serves as Public Relations Chair of the United Way of the Coalfield Board of Directors and Vice President and Treasurer of the Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library Board of Trustees. She has extensive experience in writing and publishing, and received several awards for her work in print journalism from the Kentucky Press Association. She is a member of the Authors Guild and serves as the U.S. Assistant Regional Advisor Coordinator for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

    Contact Patricia by e-mail or at 270-821-3435








    Emily Tomlinson
    Contact Emily by e-mail or at 270-821-3435



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