Gwinnett Women’s Chamber Of Commerce Directors


Director Of Economic Development

Marlene M. Fosque, a trailblazer in Gwinnett County politics, was the first African American elected to its Board of Commissioners, District 4, in 2018, and served as vice chair in 2020 and 2021. She is the CEO of Coalesce Consulting, LLC., focusing on economic development and corporate events since 2017. Marlene also contributes to community support as a board member of Mosaic Georgia, offering essential services to victims of sexual violence. In 2023, she joined the Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority board and briefly served as Vice President of Partnership Gwinnett, driving economic prosperity with a robust $6.2 million budget. Nationally, she led in transportation policy with the National Association of Counties and holds multiple roles across state and regional boards, embodying commitment to civic engagement and economic development.

Director Of Membership

Lucretia Key is the newly appointed Director of Membership at the Gwinnett Women’s Chamber of Commerce (GWC). Bringing over three decades of experience as a retired hair stylist, Lucretia has developed a profound understanding of interpersonal dynamics, especially among women. Her career as a stylist was marked not only by her skill in making her clients look their best but also by her ability to listen and learn from the diverse stories shared in her salon chair. This unique insight into the lives and needs of women will be invaluable in her role at GWC.

As the Director of Membership, Lucretia will oversee crucial aspects of the Chamber’s operations, including membership drives, membership engagement, and retention strategies. Her responsibilities will ensure that the Chamber not only grows in numbers but also fosters a strong, active, and engaged community.

In addition to her role at GWC, Lucretia is the founder of Luckey Bell Creations, where she crafts beautiful accessories for various occasions, further demonstrating her creative flair and entrepreneurial spirit. With her people-first approach and deep understanding of community building, Lucretia is poised to enhance the GWC’s mission of empowering and uniting women in business across Gwinnett County.