KLB Board of Directors

Executive Team

  • President – Adam Graves, Morgan Stanley, Financial Adviser
  • First Vice President – Dennis Samford, Weber Landscape & Maintenance Company, Inc, Maintenance Manager
  • Second Vice President – Lauren Byrd, Eastman Chemical
  • Treasurer – Kelly Belt, Smurfit Kappa Bates
  • Secretary – Rhea Anne Teague, LEDCO, Business Recruitment & Marketing Assistant
  • Executive Director – Kim Casey Droege

2018 Board of Directors

  • Ryan Baumgardner, Longview Roofing
  • Will Buskell, P.E. Texas Department of Transportation
  • Dustin Eberhart, Eberhart Miller Real Estate
  • Michelle Holyfield, Eastman Chemical
  • Billy Lee, Retired
  • Debbie Leith, Longview Independent School District
  • Rhea Anne Teague, LEDCO, Business Recruitment & Marketing Assistant
  • Kelly Belt, Smurfit Kappa Bates
  • Lauren Byrd, Eastman Chemical
  • Adam Graves, Morgan Stanley, Financial Adviser
  • Brian Lowe, Granite City Heavy Haul, Owner
  • Lori Osbourne, Texas Bank & Trust
  • Ryan Perez, NetworkIP
  • Donna Pruitt, Pine Tree Independent School District
  • Janet Sledge, Texas Bank & Trust
  • Diane Buckelew, Austin Bank, Administrative Assistant
  • Dana Carter, Longview Regional Wound Care Center, Program Dir.
  • Michelle Holyfield, Eastman Chemical, Responsible Care Team Leader
  • Mara LaPorte, Eastman Chemical, Chemical Engineer
  • K’Dawn O’Rear, MKO Custom Builders, Owner
  • Dennis Samford, Weber Landscaoe and Maintenance, Maintenance Manager
  • Sophia Sartors, East Texas Title Company, Escrow Officer/Closer
  • Michael Shirley, City of Longview, Dir. of Development Services
  • Jenn Smith, DDS, Wellness Pointe, Dentist
  • James Velde, AAON, Product Support Manager
  • Linda Whitehead, KLTV, Senior Account Executive
  • Mike Wigington, City of Longview, Recycling Coordinator

Executive Board meets every second Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at the *KLB Office.

Full Board of Directors meets every third Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at the *KLB Office.

*KLB Office is located at 410 S. High St. (located inside the Development Services building.)