President & Staff
President & Staff
Lee S. Lingo, IOM
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 of 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
Membership & Outreach Director
Patricia Wiles joined the Chamber staff in 2010. A graduate of Leadership Hopkins County, Patricia serves as the Public Relations Chair of the United Way of the Coalfield Board of Directors, as Vice President and Treasurer of the Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library Board of Trustees, and as a member of the Hopkins County Community Clinic Board of Directors. 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, a worldwide nonprofit professional organization for writers, illustrators, publishing industry professionals and others who work in the fields of children's and young adult literature, magazines, film, television, and multimedia.
Contact Patricia by e-mail or at 270-821-3435
Contact Emily by e-mail or at 270-821-3435