President & CEO, Richardson Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director, Leadership Richardson
Kim Quirk brings a long career of corporate communication to her dedication to developing community leaders within business and educational arenas. Quirk has been an active in the North Texas community for more than 25 years. She was on the board of trustees for the Richardson Independent School District for nine years, where she served five terms as president. Read Kim's full bio >>
Vice President, Member Services
Bill Ballard brings more than 25 years of experience in all areas of executive and corporate leadership, business development, inventory and staff management, vendor relations, strategic planning, and implementation. He has 22+ years of experience as a Dallas-based small business owner and spent 3 years building a successful startup tech and service-oriented business. He and his wife Erin have four children: William, Townes, Caroline and Louisa. Bill graduated from Trinity University and is a lifelong resident of the DFW area.
Director, Engagement and Business Relations
Mallory Crumb works with the Business Advancement and Workforce Development committees to produce high-quality and educational programs that help support the Chamber members and community. She also produces the Annual Meeting and newly reformatted EDGE (Economic Development, Growth and Entrepreneurship) Awards that highlights Richardson companies and individuals for their outstanding achievements and community involvement. She is a Dallas native and studied hotel and restaurant administration at Oklahoma State University. She has been working in the event industry for 10 years previously with Gleneagles Country Club, NYLO Hotels and Two Sisters Catering. Outside the office, she loves spending time with husband Jake, puppy Mia and two adorable daughters.
Programs & Web Content Manager
Andrea Young manages the Women in Leadership program and produces events for Chamber members and the community to connect, including the golf tournament. She also manages the Chamber's website. She spent 16 years of her career as a software developer at Lennox International and later Thomson Reuters, before joining the Richardson Chamber in 2016. She is a proud graduate of Texas A&M University.
Manager of Accounting and Human Resources
Debbie Post keeps the Chamber in order fulfilling many roles, including accounting, HR, and office management. She joined us in early 2020, coming from Mississippi, where she had several years of experience in billing, payroll and insurance, and also experience as a case manager for a correctional facility. Her Shih Tzu Kali keeps her busy in her spare time.
Jayla Anderson makes sure that chamber members can get involved and optimize their chamber membership. She spent nine years working for numerous Boys & Girls Clubs, as a youth development leader and membership coordinator. Jayla graduated with her M.S. from Arkansas State University and spends her free time visiting family and friends, along with spending lots of time outdoors. Plus, her BFF is her in-house pup.
Board & Governance Manager
Johnette Alter is a versatile and accomplished professional with 20+ years of experience and a strong record of achievement in marketing, branding, fundraising, organizational development, programming, media production, outreach, and communications. She is a veteran of KERA, the North Texas PBS and NPR station and a two-time Emmy award winning producer. She’s a public education advocate, member of the Undermain Theatre Board and Leadership Richardson Class XXXVIII.