Bit-Wizards is pleased to announce Vince Mayfield, CEO of Bit-Wizards was appointed to the Board of Directors at The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce
for the 2016-2018 term. Vince was appointed by the 2016 Chair of the Board: Tammy McGaughy of Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors
It was an extremely easy decision asking Vince to serve on the Chamber’s Board. Vince brings fresh ideas and perspective to the Chamber and has shared his expertise and leadership already in projects this past year. I’m looking forward to his continued involvement and leadership at the Chamber over years to come.
Tammy McGaughy, Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors.
Vince brings a wealth of business experience and will play a key role in the 2017 Board of Directors
as a member of the Executive Board. Bill Roberts of Barnes Insurance & Financial Services
, is the Chair-Elect for 2017 for the Chamber and he has asked Vince to serve on his Executive Board, as the Section Chair of Professional Development.
As the 2017 Chamber Chair, I couldn’t be happier with Vince’s selection to the Board and his acceptance of serving on my Executive Committee. His successful business experience combined with his passion for our community is a tremendous asset for our Chamber!
Bill Roberts, Barnes Insurance and Financial Services
The Professional Development Executive Committee that Vince will chair is comprised of the Empower Committee
Chaired for 2017 by Jennifer Kraus of Regions Bank and the WomenConnect
Committee, Chaired for 2017 Donna Tashik of ARC of the Emerald Coast.
The Empower Committee
started and Chaired by Candie Mitchell
, Director of Marketing at Bit-Wizards in 2016. It was created for young professionals within the chamber to facilitate their engagement, professional growth, and leadership in the chamber and the business community.
Committee has been a long standing committee whose purpose is to empower the diverse working women of the chamber and to facilitate their development and leadership, promote their professional and personal relationships while addressing issues pertinent to women in business within our community.
To be selected to serve the 2,000+ members of the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce is quite an honor. It is our members that make this organization such a strong advocate for business and our community. I look forward to promoting business growth and enhancing the quality of life in our community. I am excited about working to engaging our younger generation in the business community and working to strengthening the role of women in our business community.
Vince Mayfield, CEO, Bit-Wizards
Vince has served on other boards, and within executive groups, Vince participated in leadership forums including Microsoft Partner Roundtable Meetings with CEOs Steve Ballmer and Satya Nadella, Vistage CEO Peer Group
, and now as the Board of Directors for the Greater Fort Walton Beach, Chamber of Commerce.
His record of service includes the Kentico Software Partner Advisory Board and former board memberships on the HAI Group Board and IT Gulf Coast
Advisory Board (where he also served as President). In those positions, he relied on a broad array of experience with military, manufacturing, education, financial, hospitality, chemical, aerospace, engineering, e-commerce, and oil industries as a basis for strategic decisions.
Vince received his BS in Mathematics from Troy State University, an MS in International Relations from Troy State University, and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.
Current Board of Directors
, 2016 Chair of the Board - Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors
, Chair-Elect, 2017 – Barnes Insurance & Financial Services
, Immed. Past Chair – The ARC of the Emerald Coast
, Treasurer - Carr, Riggs & Ingram
, Section Chair, Professional Development - Edward Jones Investments
, Section Chair, Community - Business Interiors
Section Chair, Special Events - Apex Broadcasting
Section Chair, Networking - Cabinets RRR Us
, Board Member - Cumulus Broadcasting
, Board Member - Ramada Plaza Beach Resort
, Board Member - First City Bank
, Board Member - JDF Architecture
, Board Member - White-Wilson Medical Center
, Board Member - Children in Crisis
, Board Member - Gulf Power
, Board Member - Okaloosa County School District
, Board Member - ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals
, Board Member - Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
, Board Member - HealthSource North
, Board Member - The Petermann Agency
, Board Member - Beach Community Mortgage
, Board Member - Gulf Reflections Studios
About The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce
strives to strengthen local businesses while enhancing the quality of life on the Emerald Coast of Florida
, Okaloosa County
, and Fort Walton Beach
. The chamber brings together the business, non-profit, and cultural leaders, strengthening local businesses and enhancing the quality of life in the community by providing services which help businesses help themselves. Learn more about The FWB Chamber