Mission and Programs

Discover more about our Chamber and community, and how joining the Chamber supports our thriving business environment. The exceptional spirit of collaboration between Cookeville and Putnam County is a rarity, made possible by the unified efforts of our members’ industries and businesses. Together, they have played a pivotal role in cultivating our city and county into the thriving economic hub of the Upper Cumberland.


The mission of the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce is to strengthen the region by cultivating a vibrant economy and enhancing quality of life.



  • Transparent – Promote clarity in operations to encourage stakeholder trust and involvement.
  • Advocate – Champion the priorities of our stakeholders.
  • Accountable – Responsible to our stakeholders to provide desired results.
  • Innovative – Create and improve methods and groundbreaking ideas to establish growth.
  • Passionate – Believe strongly in our mission.
  • Inclusive – Promote a sense of belonging, dignity, and empowerment of all.

Amy New, President & CEO

Annual Report

As we look back over the past year’s work at the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, we have much to be thankful for and proud of. Our team of staff members, volunteers, investors, and community leaders earned some critical “wins” and helped to position your Chamber for even more success in the upcoming year and beyond. Enjoy our successes and accomplishments through the pages of our Annual Report.