About The Chamber

Who We Are
The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) non-profit, member supported organization, and has been Sampson County’s premier business association since 1947. 

Our VISION is to be the respected, representative voice of the Greater Sampson business community, leading efforts to make Sampson a premier destination for business. 

Our MISSION is to support and advance the interests of the Greater Sampson business community by providing networking, advocacy, marketing, and education value to our members. 

The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce is redefining the Chamber experience in Sampson County. Dedicated to the economic growth of Sampson County, a healthy business community and outstanding quality of life, the Chamber invites you to explore the many opportunities available for you and your business.


Cultivate your life, business and employees in Sampson

The Chamber works to build and maintain productive relationships with the business community by uniting businesses large and small, government and communities. As a voice for Sampson County businesses, the Chamber advocates for business needs and implements programs to enhance the quality of life and spirit of the community.

Our growing membership base is very diverse, providing all who engage immediate access to hundreds of businesses and the individuals they employ – instantly building ones network!


Our Purpose

· Creating a better understanding and appreciation of the importance of business people and a concern for their problems

· Educating the business community and representing them in city, county, state and national legislative and political affairs

· Preventing or addressing controversies which are detrimental to expansion and growth of business and the community

· Creating a greater appreciation of the value of a more liberal investment of substance and self on behalf of the interests of competitive business

To promote business and community growth and development by:

· Promoting economic programs designed to strengthen and expand the income potential of all business within the trade area.

· Promoting programs of civic, social and cultural nature which are designed to increase the functional and aesthetic values of the community.

· Discovering and correcting abuses which prevent the promotion of business expansion and community growth.

Being active in the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce can benefit business owners, employees and community members in numerous ways. With several working committees and established programs each year, we look forward to meeting YOU! Come join the fun and CULTIVATE your business with the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce!

Meet Our Staff

Matthew D. Stone, Executive Director

Alicia Sumner, Marketing/Events Coordinator

Audrey Rentz, Special Projects

Emily Edgerton, Intern

Meet Our Board Of Directors

Executive Committee:

Pat Nobles, Chair
Truist Bank

Cynthia Roberts, Vice Chair
Quantifiable Business Processes

Rachel Grantham, Treasurer
Grantham Agronomics

Matthew Stone, Executive Director

Board of Directors:

Brittany Ackerman
Dr. Brittany Weeks Ackerman, DDS, General Dentistry

Donna Bullard
Star Communications

Jim Matthews
Matthews Drug (Retired)

Perry Solice
Performance Ford of Clinton

Jerry Heinzman
Sampson Regional Medical Center

Craig Richardson
Smithfield Foods (Retired)


The board meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month, at noon, at the Chamber of Commerce Board Room (414 Warsaw Road, Clinton NC 28328), unless otherwise noted.