Staff Directory


Jorge Gutierrez
President & CEO

Jorge ensures the effective operation of the Chamber, while coordinating programs, membership, employment, training, supervision of the staff and financial operations. He is also charged with policy implementation and delegating work to accomplish goals and objectives set by the board. He is staff liason to the Chamber Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Economic Alliance Council, Business Issues Committee and other ad hoc committees.

Heather Edwards
Vice President

As the Chamber's vice president, Heather oversees day-to-day operations. Her additional responsibilities include production of Fantastic Flagler, Thrive and the Chamber’s website. She develops and monitors all workflow and timelines for the publications and all chamber departments to ensure they remain on schedule. She also works closely with area councils and the Marketing & Communications committee.

Brian Genk
Membership Development Director

Brian directs, develops and implements programs to grow, maintain and engage the Chamber membership base. Contact Brian to learn more about member benefits and how to make the most of them.


Gretchen Smith
Communications Director

Gretchen works collaboratively with members, local government and community partners to ensure that businesses have a strong, consistent and unified voice.  She leads the Chamber’s government affairs, economic development, communications and marketing initiatives, and serves as the staff liaison for the Business Issues, Economic Alliance Council and Flagler Votes committees. 

Kathy Wilcox
Office Manager

Kathy is the office manager, and oversees bookkeeping activities at the chamber including accounts receivable and payable. She also works closely with all departments to ensure proper accounting functions. Members interested in scheduling a ribbon cutting should contact Kathy.




Our Mission: Engaging, promoting and sustaining a thriving business climate in Flagler County.

The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce is a community-based not-for-profit organization serving
and supporting the business community of Flagler County, Florida since 1962.

Flagler County Chamber of Commerce

20 Airport Road, Suite C
Palm Coast, FL 32164
386-437-0106  |