Making the Introduction at September Member Town Hall

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The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce will host a Member Town Hall on Monday, September 25 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Chamber office. Come meet and converse with our region’s newest executives, and let the Chamber make the introduction. 

The Member Town Hall featured guests include: Katherin “Kate” Packard, Virginia College; Mary Anne Harasim, IntelliGenesis LLC; Rick Lowe, Select Specialty Hospital; Chris Moloney, TaxSlayer LLC; and Darren Barker, Venator Corporation.

Kate Packard is the current Campus President at Virginia College, in Augusta. Kate is an entrepreneurial administrator and respected community leader with more than ten years of executive level management experience and an affinity for forging profitable partnerships with industry, business, government, and the non-profit sector.

Mary Anne Harasim, Director of Georgia Operations at IntelliGenesis LLC, has over 14 years of Government Contracting experience and leads with dedication to keeping soldier’s safe and supporting National Security. 

Rick Lowe is the Chief Executive Officer at Select Specialty Hospital. He has worked in Healthcare for 35 plus years and the past 21 of those in senior level positions in large Health Systems.

Chris Moloney was appointed as Chief Marketing Officer for TaxSlayer in April 2017. Moloney brings more than 20 years of financial services marketing expertise in helping drive significant growth for some of the financial services industry’s most successful brands, including Scottrade, Experian and Wells Fargo Advisors.

Darren Barker, Director of Manufacturing, Color Pigments & Timber, Venator Corporation, has held positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of plant operations, global technology, capital control and management of global / regional manufacturing networks. In 2016, he assumed Site Director responsibilities for the Augusta site, which is now the North America Color Pigment Hub for Venator Materials Corporation.

The Member Town Hall is complimentary for Chamber members, $25 for prospective-members. To register, visit For more information, contact Sabrina Balthrop, Director of Events, at or by calling 706.821.1300.