Staff

Krista Khone 2015 for web Graham Cobb President/CEO
Graham joined the Chamber in November 2017. A native Arkansan, Cobb is a proven leader with 20 years of experience in product development, audience/customer/member engagement, people management, brand advancement, and culture construction. Prior to joining the Chamber he served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce. He also worked within multiple divisions of Arkansas Business Publishing Group and opened three locations of a successful local pizza chain, designing new product and pivoting the concept to fit a new market.
Debbie Griffin 2015 for web.jpg Debbie Griffin Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer
Debbie joined the Chamber in April 2015. She is a native of Benton County with more than 30 years experience in communications, marketing, and team building. Prior to joining the Chamber Debbie worked as Technical/Communication Director at Fellowship Bible Church, led the Walmart Television team and worked with Sam’s Club broadcast communication. Debbie began her career as a television reporter in Northwest Arkansas.
Darrel Harvey Darrel Harvey Director of Membership, Member Development
Darrel Harvey joined the Chamber in August of 2016. His primary responsibilities are ensuring the continuous and steady growth of the Chamber’s membership by building and maintaining a comprehensive and aggressive membership recruitment, retention and service program. Darrel also develops and manages programs and services that grow member businesses, increases the Chamber’s membership and overall retention of members, and service member needs. He works closely with the Northwest Arkansas Council to conduct surveys of local businesses and gather data which is leveraged to advance the region through various initiatives. Darrel also coordinates the Chamber’s Ambassador Program.
Malorie Marrs Malorie Marrs Director of WalStreet and Major Investor Engagement
Malorie Marrs joined the Chamber in February 2018. Her primary responsibilities are developing and executing the Chamber’s WalStreet program and the Northwest Arkansas Business Women’s Conference. Malorie is also responsible for the educational programming at the Chamber including the Teacher of the Year, New Teacher’s Lunch and the annual Bentonville Teacher’s Fair.
Calli Turner Calli Turner Director of Engagement and Experience
Calli joined the Chamber in May 2017. She is the Bentonville Program Director for Leadership Benton County. Calli is also the staff coordinator for the Small Business Council. She is responsible for the Chamber Challenge Golf Scramble and assists with all Chamber events.
Kirby Romines Kirby Romines Facilities Manager
Kirby Romines is the Facilities Manager and joined the staff in January 2018. Kirby is a 2017 graduate of John Brown University with a degree in Marketing. Her primary responsibilities are managing the Chamber office with front desk management, greeting guests, answering phones, coordinating volunteers and assisting with special projects and programs. Kirby also assist with all Chamber events.
Kristi Rachel Director of Finance
Kristi joined the Chamber in June 2011. She is responsible for accounts payable and receivable and policies of the Chamber of Commerce.