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Chamber Staff

JenniferJennifer Walters, President & CEO | 843-249-6604 ext. 6 | Jennifer@LittleRiverChamber.org 

Jennifer Walters is the President & CEO of The Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center.  She represents Little River by serving as a member of the Board of the Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association and the Workforce Investment Board as appointed by the Governor.  She is Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bridgewater Academy, the first charter school in Horry County.  Jennifer is a Past President and Lt Governor of the Grand Strand Optimist Club where she remains active as editor of the South Carolina District Newsletter. She has also served on the board of directors and is a past president of Theatre of the Republic, Horry County’s community theater.

Jennifer’s professional past includes Area Manager for the American Cancer Society, Executive Director of the USO of Philadelphia, Community Sponsorship Manager, MWR, U.S. Army Fort Dix and Sales and Marketing Representative, Eastman Kodak Company. She attended The University of Kentucky and Paul Smiths College and recently achieved her I.O.M. certification through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Chamber and Association Management at the Southeast Institute of Organizational Management at the University of Georgia. She lives happily in Myrtle Beach with her fiancé Sam and her cat Pita.   

Izzy West, Communications & Community Engagement Manager | 843-249-6604 ext. 1 | izzy@LittleRiverChamber.org


Izzy maintains 15 social media accounts & 4 websites, publishes print & email newsletters, assists with the variety of events we host, and is the go-to for our members' benefits questions. She has grown our networking attendance by 27% in just her first two years with us; we can't wait to see what else she has in store!
A former North Myrtle Beach High School student that has returned to us after receiving a BA in Visual Communications from the University of  South Carolina with Leadership Distinction in Professional and Civic Engagement and Green Leadership, Izzy is here to learn and grow alongside the Chamber. She has a helping hand in many community events, and loves using her design & special events background to market worthy causes.


Teresa Hamvas, Office Manager | 843-249-6604 ext. 5 | Teresa@LittleRiverChamber.org


Teresa works in the office and assists with both customers and bookkeeping and is excited to learn more in her new position.  

Originally from Ohio, Teresa has lived in the Coastal Carolina area since 2006. After nearly 9 years in banking, she decided to pursue other  interests which led  her to the Chamber. Teresa holds a BS in marketing  from Miami University. She is also a certified personal trainer through  the American Council on Exercise and recently earned a certification in  Plant Based Nutrition through Cornell University online.

Hubert Bullard, Festival Director | 843-249-6604 ext. 2 | Director@BlueCrabFestival.org 

Hubert has been the Festival Director for both the World-Famous Blue Crab Festival and Little River ShrimpFest for several years now. For general festival questions, such as dates and times, and vendor applications, please call the Little River Chamber of Commerce office at 843-249-6604.

Tom Johnson, Corporate Liaison | 843-249-6604 ext. 3 | MemberSales@LittleRiverChamber.org 
If you have a business in Little River, chances are that you have met Tom. Tom aids businesses in joining the chamber and also collects sponsorships for the World Famous Blue Crab Festival and the Little River ShrimpFest.