Meet the Team


Esther Thomas

Esther White-Thomas is co-owner of David White Services heating and cooling along with her sister Cara White Stallard. She loves helping families gather together in their own homes by creating environmentally friendly cozy, comfortable spaces.

Esther is the vice-president of the Athens chapter of AmSpirit Business connections and is a member of Athens Sunrise Rotary. A native of Nelsonville and Athens she now resides in Athens with her husband Tim and three daughters.

Myca Haynes

Myca Haynes Beauvais is the owner of mycakes, a gluten-free specialty bakery. She is a former Athens County assistant public defender and assistant prosecutor. A charter member of the Women in Networking of Southeastern Ohio and Athens Sunrise Rotary Club, she is the current vice-president of board of the Friends of Athens CASA, and secretary for the board of the Rotarian Action Group on Mental Health Initiatives. She and her partner, Dave, reside in Athens.

Donna Russell

Donna Russell has been the Manager of Member Business Services at the Ohio University Credit Union for over 14 years. She loves to help business members with loans and accounts to help their businesses grow.

Donna is involved in the community as a Chamber Ambassador, sits on the Friends of CASA Board, is the current President of the ACENet Board and also is the Chair of the Personnel Committee at her Church.

Dawn Worley-Sims

Dawn Worley-Sims is a seventeen-year veteran of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce. She is an Athens native and participated in the second Leadership Athens County 2007-2008 class.

Dawn received the inaugural 2004 Southeastern Ohio Women in Networking (WIN) award for contributing to the growth and success of women in our area and a role model for women in business. She and her husband, Chris, reside in Albany and are parents of two amazing young men, Sean and Darion.

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