Gary Farlow is the President & CEO of the Cleveland/Bradley County Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Tennessee Economic Development Council, of which he was president in 2014. Gary received his BS in Geography and Regional Planning from Salisbury State College in Salisbury, MD. He went on to receive his MSP in City Planning from the University of Tennessee and is also a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute. He is board member of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and is a board member and officer for MainStreet Cleveland. Gary was also chairman for the Economic Development Initiative for Thrive 2055. He has lived in Tennessee for 40 years, and in Cleveland for the last 15 years. Gary is a member of the local Kiwanis Club of Cleveland and of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. He is married to Sandy Farlow and has two children, Bryan and Claire, and two grandchildren.