Recently Filled Positions

Last Updated: 11/09/17


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2017

Las Vegas, NV - November 2017
Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce
Mary Beth Sewald is the new President/CEO.

Chicago, IL - November 2017
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
Jack Lavin is the new President/CEO.

Elkhart, IN - November 2017
Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce
Levon Johnson is the new President/CEO.

Eureka, CA - November 2017
Eureka Chamber of Commerce
Donna Wright is the new Executive Director.

Culver City, CA - November 2017
Culver City Chamber of Commerce
Colin Diaz is the new President/CEO.

Buffalo, MO - November 2017
Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce
Tanya Watson is the new Executive Director.

Goodlettsville, TN - November 2017
Goodlettsville Area Chamber of Commerce
Marilee Tice is the new President/CEO. Marilee was previously the Executive Director of the Savannah, TN chamber.

Palos Heights, IL - November 2017
Palos Area Chamber of Commerce
Stacy Schuble is the new Executive Director.

Garden City, KS - November 2017
Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce
Myca Bunch is the new President/CEO.

Latrobe, PA - November 2017
Greater Latrobe-Laurel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce
Allen Martello is the new President/CEO. Thanks to David Martin for this update.

Nantucket, MA - November 2017
Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce
David Martin is the new Executive Director. Thanks to David for this update.

Roseville, MN - November 2017
Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce
John Connelly is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Steve Erickson with the Osseo, MN chamber for this update.

Chambersburg, PA - October 2017
Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce
Steve Christian (former Executive Director, New River Gorge Regional Development Authority, Beckley WV. Thanks to Eric Peterson at Waverly for this update.

Bentonville, AR - October 2017
Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce
Graham Cobb is the new President/CEO. He was previously the COO at the Little Rock Chamber. Thanks to Dana Davis for this update.

Gastonia, NC - October 2017
Gaston Regional Chamber
Steve D’Avria is the new President/CEO.

Ottawa, OH - October 2017
Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce
Cathy Burgei is the new Executive Director.

Grove, OK - October 2017
Grove Area Chamber of Commerce
Donnie Crain is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Donnie for this update.

Rockwall, TX - October 2017
Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce
Tom Manskey is the new President/CEO.

Winston-Salem, NC - October 2017
Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce
Mark Owen is new President/CEO. he was previously the President/CEO at the Greer, SC chamber.

Denison, TX - October 2017
Denison Area Chamber of Commerce
Ken Higdon is new President/CEO. He was previously the President/CEO at the Paris, TX chamber. Thanks to Ken for this update.

Paintsville, KY - October 2017
Paintsville/Johnson County Chamber of Commerce
Bobby McCool is the new Executive Director.

Dana Point, CA - October 2017
Dana Point Chamber of Commerce
Bev Jorgensen is the new Executive Director. She served as the Vice President of Corporate and Membership Relations for the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce for 10 years.

Bay City MI - October 2017
Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
Ryan Tarrant is the new President/CEO.

Clarksdale, MS - October 2017
Clarksdale/Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce
Jon Levingston is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cary Karlson with the Washington County Economic Alliance for this update.

Chattanooga, TN - September 2017
Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce
Christy Gillenwater is the new President/CEO. Christy is currently the President/CEO at the Evansville, IN chamber.

Westminster, CO - September 2017
Metro North Chamber of Commerce
Gregg Moss is the new President/CEO.

Sheboygan, WI - September 2017
Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce
Deidre Martinez is the new Executive Director.

Buffalo, WY - September 2017
Buffalo Chamber of Commerce
Mark Smith is the new President/CEO.

Milton, PA - September 2017
Central PA Chamber of Commerce
Tea Jay Aikey has been promoted to President/CEO. She previously served as Finance & Membership Director.

Mahopac, NY - September 2017
Greater Mahopac/Carmel Chamber of Commerce
Michael Celestino is the new Executive Director.

Osawatomie, KS - September 2017
Osawatomie Chamber of Commerce
Hitomi Warren is the new Executive Director.

Sturgis, SD - September 2017
Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Alexis Nasser is the new Executive Director.

Quincy, IL - September 2017
Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce
Latonya Brock is the new Executive Director Latonya was formerly the Membership Manager for the chamber.

Hot Springs, AR - September 2017
Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
Gary Troutman is the new President/CEO. Former CEO Jim Fram will be remaining on staff in an Project Manager role through December 31st. Thanks to Jim for this update.

Palm Coast, FL - September 2017
Flagler County Chamber of Commerce
Jorge Gutierrez is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Nancy Keefer with the Daytona Beach, FL for this update.

Ferndale, MI - September 2017
Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce
Matt Zook is the new Executive Director.

Eden, NC - September 2017
Eden Chamber of Commerce
Angela Fowler is the new President/CEO. Thanks for Angela for this update.

Magnolia, TX - September 2017
Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce
Sandy Barton is the new President/CEO. Sandy was previously the VP of Membership & Marketing with the Houston Northwest Chamber in Houston.
Thanks to Barbara Thomason with the Houston chamber for this update.

Rockwall, TX - September 2017
Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce
Darby Burkey is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Tony Vedda with the North Texas GLBT Chamber for this update.

N. Chesterfield, VA - August 2017
Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce
Danielle Fitz-Hugh is the new President/CEO.

Longmont, CO - August 2017
Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce
Scott Cook is the new President/CEO.

Fort Mitchell, KY - August 2017
Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
Brent Cooper is the new President/CEO.

Waukesha, WI - August 2017
City of Waukesha Chamber of Commerce
Katie Bruner is the new Executive Director.

Ketchikan, AK - August 2017
Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce
Leslie Becker is the new Executive Director.

Council Bluffs, IA - August 2017
Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce
Dan Koenig is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the San Angelo, TX chamber.

Apopka, FL - August 2017
Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce
Robert Agrusa is the new President/CEO.

Stuart, VA - August 2017
Patrick County Chamber of Commerce
Rebecca Adcock is the new Executive Director.

Navarre, FL - August 2017
Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
Tamara Fountain is the new President/CEO.

Arnolds Park, IA - August 2017
Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
Blain Andera is the new President/CEO of both Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Spirit Lake Chamber of Commerce.

Saint Paul, MN - August 2017
St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce
Brenda Kyle is the new President/CEO

​Park Rapids MN - August 2017
Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism
Butch Delahunt is the new President/CEO.

Burleson, TX - August 2017
Burleson Chamber of Commerce
Andy Pickens is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Andy for this update.

Orofino, ID - August 2017
Orofino Chamber of Commerce
Melina Johnson is the new Executive Director.

Alexandria, VA - July 2017
ACCE (Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives)
Sheree Anne Kelly is the new President/CEO.

Fort Gibson, OK - July 2017
Fort Gibson Chamber of Commerce
Michelle Smythe is the new Executive Director.

​Rocky Mount, NC - July 2017
Rocky Mount Chamber of Commerce
David Farris is the new President/CEO.

Trenton, NJ - July 2017
MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce
Thomas F. Curtin is the new President/CEO.

Corpus Christi, TX - July 2017
United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce
Cleo Rodriguez Jr. is the new President/CEO.

Sidney, MT - July 2017
Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce
Susan Joy is the new Executive Director.

Payette ID - July 2017
Greater Payette Area Chamber of Commerce
Kathy Patrick is the new President/CEO.

Ridgecrest, CA - July 2017
Ridgecrest Chamber of Commerce
Suzette Caufield is the new Executive Director.

Fond du Lac, WI - July 2017
Envision Greater Fond du Lac, Inc.
Cecilia Harry is the President & CEO .Envision Greater Fond du Lac is the recent merger of Fond du Lac Association of Commerce and Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation. She previously served as Executive Director of the Greater Fremont (NE) Development Corporation. Waverly Partners conducted the search for Fond du Lac.

Cincinnati, OH - July 2017
Sharonville Chamber of Commerce
Jill Shuller is the new President/CEO.

Gillette, WY - July 2017
Campbell County Chamber of Commerce
Gail Lofing is the new Executive Director.

Amherst NH - July 2017
Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce
Wendy Hunt is the new Executive Director.

Perryville, MO - June 2017
Perryville Chamber of Commerce
Emily Steele is the new Executive Director.

Dyersburg, TN - June 2017
Dyersburg/Dyer County Chamber
Tim Climer is the new President/CEO.

Rantoul, IL - June 2017
Rantoul Area Chamber of Commerce
Viviana Jimenez is the new Executive Director.

Mena, AR - June 2017
Mena/Polk County Chamber of Commerce
Ashley Smith is the new Executive Director.

Walla Walla, WA - June 2017
Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce
Brian Duvall is the new President/CEO.

Paulding, OH - June 2017
Paulding Chamber of Commerce
Shannon Rusche is the new Executive Director.

Greenfield, MA - June 2017
Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
Natalie Blais is the new Executive Director.

Chantilly, Virginia, VA - June 2017
Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce
John Boylan is the new President/CEO.

Florence, AL - June 2017
Shoals Chamber of Commerce
Caitlin Holland is the new President/CEO.

Dallas, TX - June 2017
North Dallas Chamber of Commerce
Ken Malcolmson is he President/CEO.

Clinton, SC - June 2017
Laurens County Chamber of Commerce
Amanda Munyan is the new President/CEO.

New Castle PA - June 2017
Lawrence County Regional Chamber
Alex McCoy is the new President/CEO. He was formerly the Director-Economic Development for Garrett County MD. Thanks to Eric Peterson of Waverly Partners for this update.

Bradenton, FL - May 2017
Manatee Regional Chamber of Commerce
Jacki Dezelski is the new President/CEO.

Eau Claire, WI - May 2017
Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce
David Minor is the new President/CEO. He was previously the president of Superior-Douglas County Chamber.

Rowlett, TX - May 2017
Rowlett Chamber of Commerce
Michael Gallops is the new President/CEO.

Dayton, WA - May 2017
Dayton Chamber of Commerce
Justin Nix is the new Executive Director.

Gaylord, MI - May 2017
Gaylord Chamber of Commerce
Taylar Akin is the new Executive Director.

Marblehead, OH - May 2017
Marblehead-Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
Tara Crump is the new Executive Director.

Norman, OK - May 2017
Norman Chamber of Commerce
Scott Martin is the new President/CEO.

Lake City, MN - May 2017
Lake City Chamber of Commerce
Michelle Larson is the new Executive Director.

Columbia Falls MT - May 2017
Columbia Falls Chamber of Commerce
Laura Gadwa is the new Executive Director.

New Castle, PA - May 2017
Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation
Alex McCoy is the new President/CEO. He previously served as Director-Economic Development for Garrett County MD. Thanks to Eric Peterson of Waverly Partners for this update.

Hanover, NH - May 2017
Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce
Tracy Hutchins is the new Executive Director.

Prince Frederick, MD - May 2017
Calvert County Chamber of Commerce
Bob Carpenter is the new President/CEO.

Orlando, FL - April 2017
Orlando Economic Partnership
Tim Guliani is the new President/CEO.

Hutchinson, KS - April 2017
Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce
Debra Teufel is the new President/CEO.


Dardanelle, AR - April 2017
Dardanelle Area Chamber of Commerce
Stacey Daughtrey is the new Executive Director.

Lebanon, PA - April 2017
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Karen Groh is the new President/CEO.

Mammoth Lakes, CA - April 2017
Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce
Ken Brengle is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Ken for this update.

Rochester, MI - April 2017
Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce
Alaina Campbell is the new President/CEO. Alaina was the executive director at Orion Area Chamber of Commerce.

Lebanon, IN - April 2017
Boone County Chamber of Commerce
Diane Schultz is the new Executive Director. Diane was the director of member services of the Zionsville Chamber of Commerce.

Brownsville, TX - April 2017
Brownsville Chamber of Commerce
Esmeralda Villarreal is the new President/CEO.

Hillsboro, IL - April 2017
Hillsboro Chamber Of Commerce
Theresa Reeves is the new Executive Director.

Fayetteville, NC - April 2017
Greater Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce
Christine Michaels is the new President/CEO.

Bluefield, WV - March 2017

Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce
Josh Cline is the new President/CEO.

Raleigh, NC - March 2017
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
Adrienne Cole is the new President/CEO.

Norman, OK - March 2017
Norman Chamber of Commerce
Scott Martin is the new President/CEO.

Union, SC - March 2017
Union County Chamber of Commerce
Jami Trammel is the new Executive Director.

Appleton, WI - March 2017
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce
Bob Mundt is the new President/CEOhe ws previously the President/CEO of the Council Bluffs, IA chamber.

Woodburn, OR - March 2017
Woodburn Area Chamber of Commerce
Stuart Rodgers is the new Executive Director.

Seneca, SC - March 2017
The Greater Oconee County Chamber of Commerce
Vanessa Penton is the new Executive Director.

Copperas Cove, TX - March 2017
Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Greg Solomon is the President/CEO.

Port Aransas, TX - March 2017
Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce & Tourist Bureau
Jeffrey Hentz is the new President/CEO.

Wheeling, IL - March 2017
Wheeling Prospect Heights Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Neena Pottoore is the new Executive Director.

South Tahoe, CA - March 2017
South Tahoe Chamber
Tamara Wallace is the Executive Director.

Idaho Falls, ID - March 2017
Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce
Robert "Chip" Schwarze is the President/CEO.

Kirkland, WA - March 2017
Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce
Samantha St. John is the new Executive Director.

Fontana, CA - March 2017
Fontana Chamber of Commerce
Gloria Martinez is the new Executive Director.

Brighton, CO - March 2017
Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce
Naomi Colwell is the President/CEO. She was the Director of Marketing at the Aurora, CO chamber.

Augusta, ME - March 2017
Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce
Katie Doherty is the President/CEO.

Weslaco, TX - March 2017
Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce
Doug Croft is the President/CEO. He was previously with the Thomasville NC chamber. Thanks to Doug for this update.

Coppell, TX - March 2017
Coppell Chamber of Commerce
Gayle Westapher, President & Christine Douglass, CEO have filled this position. Thanks to RaDonna Hessel with the Grapevine, TX chamber for this update.

Hickory, NC - March 2017
Catawba County Chamber of Commerce
Lindsay Keisler is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Elaine Spalding of the Salisbury, NC chamber for this update.

West Des Moines, IA - March 2017
West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
Carol Chambers is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Brian Buethe with the Grimes, IA chamber for this update.

Canandaigua, NY - February 2017
Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce
Ethan Fogg is the new Executive Director.

Westminster, CO - February 2017

Westminster Chamber of Commerce
Juliet Abdel is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Marianne Virgili at the Glenwood Springs, CO chamber for this update.

Tarpon Springs, FL - February 2017
Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce
Jean Hungiville is the new President/CEO. She was formerly the Executive Director at Eastern Shore of VA chamber in Melfa, VA. Thanks to Jean for this update.

Smithfield, NC - February 2017
Greater Smithfield-Selma Area Chamber of Commerce
Notes: Frank Bernard is the new President and CEO.

Rexburg, ID - February 2017
Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce
Christopher Mann is the new President/CEO.

Morgantown, WV - February 2017
Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce
Stephen LaCagnin is the new President/CEO.

Manhattan Beach, CA - February 2017
Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce
Mark Lipps is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Christina Davis with the LAX Coastal Chamber for this update.

Cedar Hill, TX - February 2017
Cedar Hill Chamber of Commerce
Randall Chase is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Bruce Partain with the Longmont, CO chamber for this update.

Great Falls, MT -February 2017
Great Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Shane Etzwiler is the new President/CEO. Thanks to John Brewer with the Billlings, MT chamber for this update.

Pikeville, KY - January 2017
Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
Jordan Gibson is the new President/CEO.

Wilmington, NC - January 2017
Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
Natalie English is the new President/CEO.

Troy, NY - January 2017
Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce
Kate Ollier is the new President/CEO.


San Francisco, CA - January 2017
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
Tallia Hart is the new President/CEO.

Camden, SC - January 2017
Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce
Amy Kinard is the new Executive Director.

Spring Hill, TN - January 2017
Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce
Rebecca Melton is the new Executive Director.

Hermantown, MN - January 2017
Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce
Barbara Carr is the new Executive Director.

Madison, SD - January 2017
Greater Madison Area Chamber of Commerce
Eric Hortness is the new Executive Director.

Salina, KS - January 2017
Salina (KS) Community Economic Development Organization
Mitch Robinson is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Eric Peterson of Waverly Partners for this update.

Tulare, CA - January 2017

Tulare Chamber of Commerce
Donnette Carter is the new President/CEO.

Henderson, KY - January 2017
Kyndle (Kentucky Network for Development, Leadership and Engagement)
Tony Iriti is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Amy Cloud with KCCE for this update.

Shelbyville, KY - January 2017
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce
John Wieland is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Amy Cloud with  KCCE  for this update.

McMinnville, OR - January 2017
McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce
Gioia Goodrum is the new President/CEO.

Kerrville, TX - January 2017
Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce
Walt Koenig III is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Tracey Wheeler with the Baytown, TX chamber for this update.

Athens, TX - January 2017
Athens Chamber of Commerce
Tara Rigby is the new President/CEO.

South Lake Tahoe, CA - January 2017
Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce (Tahoe Chamber)
Craig A. Schmidt is the new President/CEO.



2016

Salem, VA - December 2016
Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce
Jill Sluss is the new Executive Director.


Johnstown , PA - December 2016
Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Chamber of Commerce
Mike Artim is the new President/CEO.

Daphne, AL - December 2016

Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce
Casey Gay Williams is the new President/CEO.


Rhinelander, WI - December 2016
Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce
Maggie Steffen is the new Executive Director.


Winter Park, FL - December 2016
Winter Park Chamber of Commerce
Betsy Gardner Eckber is the new President/CEO.


Reading, PA - December 2016
Greater Reading Chamber and Economic Development Corporation
Randy Peers is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Eric Peterson of Waverly Partners for this update.


Opelika, AL - December 2016
Opelika Chamber of Commerce
Pam Powers-Smith is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Barbara Patton for this update.

Traverse City, MI - December 2016
Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce
Max Anderson is the new Executive Director.


Bend, OR - December 2016
Bend Chamber of Commerce
Katy Brook is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Bret Schanzenbach with the Vista, CA chamber for this update.


Bryan, TX - December 2016
Bryan-College Station Chamber of Commerce
Glen Brewer is the new President/CEO. He was previously the Vice President of the chamber.

Jackson, WY - December 2016
Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce
Shelley Simonton is the new President/CEO.

Paris, TN - December 2016
Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce
Mark Johnson is the new Executive Director.

Zionsville, IN - December 2016
Zionsville Chamber of Commerce
Tracy Phillips is the new Executive Director.

Plymouth, MN - December 2016
TwinWest Chamber of Commerce
Shannon Full is the new President/CEO.

Prescott, AZ - December 2016
Prescott Chamber of Commerce
Sheri Heiney is the new President/CEO.

Alpharetta, GA - December 2016
Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce
Kelsey Lynch is the new Executive Director. Thanks for Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

Anderson, IN - December 2016
Madison County Chamber of Commerce
Dennis Ashley is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jeff Rea with the South Bend, IN chamber for this update.

La Porte, IN - December 2016
Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce
Rita Mrozinsk is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jeff Rea with the South Bend, IN chamber for this update.

Middlebury, IN - December 2016
Middlebury Chamber of Commerce
Sherri Howland is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Jeff Rea with the South Bend, IN chamber for this update.

Richmond, IN - December 2016
Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce
Phil Damico is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jeff Rea with the South Bend, IN chamber for this update.

California, MD - December 2016
St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce
Paul Junge is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Ginanne Italiano with the Bethesda, MD chamber for this update.

Newark, OH - December 2016
Licking County Chamber of Commerce
Jennifer McDonald is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jodie Perry with the Mansfield, OH chamber for this update.

Fremont, OH - December 2016
Chamber of Commerce of Sandusky County
Ashley Brown is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jodie Perry with the Mansfield, OH chamber for this update.

Seneca, SC - December 2016
The Greater Oconee County Chamber of Commerce
Vanessa Penton is the new Executive Director. She was formerly the Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce. Thanks to Cindy Hopkins with the Easley, SC chamber for this update.

Battle Ground, WA - December 2016
B
attle Ground Chamber of Commerce
Amy Tanska is the new Executive Director.

Clayton, NC - November 2016
Clayton Chamber of Commerce
Dana Wooten is the new Executive Director.

Klamath Falls, OR - November 2016
Klamath County Chamber of Commerce
Heather Tramp is the new Executive Director.

Blackfoot, ID - November 2016
Greater Blackfoot Area Chamber of Commerce
Tish Dahmen is the new Executive Director.

Miami, FL - November 2016
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
Alfred Sanchez is the new President/CEO.

Sonora, CA - November 2016
Tuolumne County Chamber of Commerce
Amelia Harrison is the new Executive Director.

Farmington, MI - November 2016
Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce
Mary Martin is the new Executive Director.

San Marcos, TX - November 2016
San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce
Jason Mock is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Scott Tate with the St Charles, MO chamber for this update.

Ralston, NE - November 2016
Ralston Area Chamber of Commerce
Amy Roeder is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jim Ristow with the Bellevue, NE chamber for this update.

Gulfport, MS - November 2016
Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Adele Lyons is the new President/CEO.

Odenton, MD - November 2016
West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce
Raj Kudchadkar is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Al Silverstein with the Easton, MD chamber for this update.

Reno, NV - November 2016
The Chamber NV
Ann Silver is the new President/CEO.

East Hampton NY - November 2016
East Hampton Chamber Of Commerce
Steve Ringel is the new Executive Director.

Lebanon, NH - October 2016
Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce
Rob Taylor is the new Executive Director.

Lead, SD - October 2016
Lead Area Chamber of Commerce
Karen Kean is the new Executive Director.

Butte, MT - October 2016
Butte-Silver Bow Chamber of Commerce
Stephanie Sorini is the new Executive Director.

Harbor, ME - October 2016
Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce
Patricia Royall is the new Executive Director. Patricia replaces Rick Prose who was previously the Executive Director.

Sausalito, CA - October 2016
Sausalito Chamber of Commerce
David Archer is the new President/CEO.

Ormond Beach, FL - October 2016
Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce
Debbie Cotton is the new Executive Director. She was formerly the VP and COO at the Seminole County (FL) Regional Chamber.

Decorah, IA - October 2016
Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce
Kristina Wiltgen has been promoted as the new Executive Director. She was previously the Director of Operations.

Gastonia, NC - October 2016
Gaston Regional Chamber
Anissa Starnes is the new President/CEO.

Dallas, OR - October 2016
Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center
JD Shinn is the new President/CEO.

St. George, UT - October 2016
St. George Chamber of Commerce
Pam Palermo has been promoted to be the new President/CEO.

Reedley, CA - October 2016
Greater Reedley Chamber of Commerce
Kimberly Hoff is the new President/CEO.

Shreveport, LA - October 2016
Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Timothy Magner is the new President/CEO.

Donaldsonville, LA - October 2016
Donaldsonville Area Chamber of Commerce
Juanita Pearley is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Tony Davis with the Natchitoches, LA chamber for this update.

Houston, TX - October 2016
South Belt-Ellington Chamber of Commerce
Kay Barbour is the new Executive Director.

Tempe AZ - October 2016
Tempe Chamber of Commerce
Anne Gill is the new President/CEO.

Simi Valley, CA - October 2016
Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce
Rana Ghadban is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jill Lederer with the Westlake Village, CA chamber for this update.

Nicholasville, KY - October 2016
Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce
Ronda May is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Amy Cloud with the KCCE chamber for this update.

Maryville, MO - September 2016
Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce
Lilly White is the new Executive Director.

Sidney, MT - September 2016
Sidney Area Chamber & Tourism
June Hesser is the new Executive Director.

Minneapolis, MN - September 2016
Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce
Jonathan Weinhagen is the new President/CEO. Jonathan was the Vice President of the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce.

Skowhegan, ME - September 2016
Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce
Jason Gayne is the new Executive Director.

Glen Ellyn, IL - September 2016
Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce
Dawn Smith is the new Executive Director.

Farmington, MI - September 2016
Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce
Laura Bolyard is the new Executive Director.

Sarasota, FL - September 2016
Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
Kevin Cooper is the new President/CEO.

Rio Rancho, NM - September 2016
Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce
Jerry Schalow is the new President/CEO.

Lincoln, IL - September 2016
The Logan County Alliance
Cathy Wilhite is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Steward Sandstrom for update.

Owatonna, MN - September 2016
Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce
Brad Meier is returning as the new President/CEO. Thanks to Steward Sandstrom for update.

Thomasville, NC - September 2016
Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce
Keith Tobin is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Doug Croft for this update.

Dalhart, TX - September 2016
Dalhart Chamber of Commerce
Nicole Sandoval is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Nicole for this update.

Glen Ellyn, IL - August 2016
Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce
Dawn Smith is the new Executive Director.

Galesburg, IL - August 2016
Galesburg Chamber of Commerce
Jessica Linder is the new Executive Director.

Greenville, NC - August 2016
Greenville-Pitt NC Chamber of Commerce
Leo Corbin is the new President/CEO.

Plant City, FL - August 2016
Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce
Christine Miller is the new President/CEO.

Costa Mesa, CA - August 2016
Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce
Eileen Benjamin is the new President/CEO.

Wausau, WI - August 2016
Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce
David Eckmann is the new President/CEO.

Clinton, IA - July 2016
Clinton Area Chamber Of Commerce
Maureen Miller is the new President/CEO.

Nacogdoches, TX - July 2016
Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce
Wayne Mitchell is the new President/CEO.

Boone, NC - July 2016
Boone Area Chamber of Commerce
David Jackson is the new President/CEO.

Plant City, FL - July 2016
Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce
Christine Miller is the new President/CEO.

Copperas Cove, TX - July 2016
Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Sean Corrigan is the new President/CEO.

Amherst, MA - July 2016
Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce
Tim O’Brien is the new Executive Director.

Albany, GA - July 2016
Albany Area Chamber of Commerce
Barbara Rivera Holmes is the new President/CEO.

San Angelo, TX - July 2016
San Angelo Chamber of Commerce
Dan Koenig is the new President/CEO.

Frankfort, KY - July 2016
KY Chamber of Commerce Executives
Amy Cloud is the new Executive Director. She was previously CEO of the Nicholasville, KY chamber.

Hudson, NY - July 2016
Columbia County Chamber of Commerce
Jeffrey Hunt is the new President/CEO.

Morgantown, WV - July 2016
Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce
Jason Pizatella is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Katherine Wagner with the Clarksburg, WV chamber for this update.

Williston, ND - July 2016
Williston Area Chamber of Commerce
Janna Lutz is the new President/CEO.

Fremont, NE - July 2016
Fremont Area Chamber
Tara Lea is the new Executive Director.

Excelsior Springs, MO - July 2016
Excelsior Springs Area Chamber of Commerce
Tosha Jackson is the new Executive Director.

Tahlequah, OK - July 2016
Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce
Todd Mutzig is the new President/CEO.

Bonita Springs, FL - July 2016
Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce
Tiffany Esposito  is the new President/CEO. She succeeds Christine Ross, who stepped down after 7 years with the chamber to become President/CEO of the Maryland state chamber.

Sikeston, MO - June 2016
Sikeston Regional Chamber
Barry Sellers is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the Sherwood, AR chamber.

Cary, IL - June 2016
Cary Grove Chamber of Commerce
Lynn Caccavallo is the new Executive Director.

McCook, NE - June 2016
McCook Chamber of Commerce
Jamie Mockry is the new Executive Director.

Huntington Beach, CA - June 2016
Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce
James O’Callaghan is the new President/CEO.

Bethel, CT - June 2016
Bethel Chamber of Commerce
Heather O’Neill is the new Executive Director.

Burleson, TX - June 2016
Burleson Area Chamber of Commerce
Belinda Alles is the new President/CEO. She was formerly VP of The Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce. Thanks to Sherri Sechrist for this update.

Morehead City, NC - June 2016
Carteret County Chamber of Commerce
Tom Kies is the new President/CEO.

Hendersonville, TN - June 2016
Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce
Kathleen Hawkins is the new President/CEO.

Russellville, KY - June 2016
Logan County Chamber of Commerce
Tammy Tinsley is the new Executive Director.

Port Lavaca, TX - June 2016
Port Lavaca Chamber of Commerce
Kathy Lee is the new Executive Director.

Las Cruces, NM - June 2016
Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce
Debbi Moore is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Scott Terry with the Silver City, NM chamber for this update.

Lee's Summit, MO - June 2016
Lee's Summit Chamber of Commerce
Tim Arbeiter is the new President/CEO, formerly the Vice President of the Cape Girardeau Chamber. Thanks to Jeff Meredith with the Monett, MO chamber for this update.

Fairless Hills, PA - June 2016
Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce
Amy M.B. McKenna is the new President/CEO.

Nantucket, MA - June 2016
Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce
Janet Schulte is the new Executive Director.

Waxahachie, TX - June 2016
Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce
Pete Havel is the new President/CEO.

Odessa, TX - June 2016
Odessa Chamber of Commerce
Renee’ Earls is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Mike George for this update.

Muskogee, OK - June 2016
Greater Muskogee Area Chamber of Commerce
D.J. Thompson is the new President/CEO.

Belleville, IL - May 2016
The Greater Belleville Chamber
Wendy Pfeil is the new Executive Director.

Milford, CT - May 2016
Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce
Gary Mullin is the new Executive Director.

Colonial Heights, VA - May 2016
Colonial Heights Chamber of Commerce
John Brandt is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Danielle Fitz-Hugh for this update.

Eagle River, AK - May 2016
Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
Dana Thorp-Patterson is the new Executive Director.

Annapolis, MD - May 2016
Maryland Chamber of Commerce
Christine Ross is the new President/CEO. Christine was the President/CEO of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce.

Kearney, NE - May 2016
Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce
Max Kathol is the new President/CEO.

Sharon, PA - May 2016
Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce
Sherris Moreira is the new Executive Director.

Bristol, CT - May 2016
Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce
Christine Mola is the new President/CEO.

Gallup, NM - May 2016
Gallup-McKinley County Chamber of Commerce
Bill Lee is returning as the Executive Director. Thanks to Scott Terry with the Silver City, NM chamber for this update.

Keystone, SD - May 2016
Keystone Chamber of Commerce
Dolcee Davenport is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Linda Rabe with the Rapid City, SD chamber for this update.

Panama City Beach, FL - April 2016
Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce
Kristopher McLane has been promoted to President/CEO of the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce. He has been an employee of the chamber since 2008.

Jonesboro, GA - April 2016
Clayton County Chamber of Commerce
Jeremy Stratton is the new President/CEO.

Tomahawk, WI - April 2016
Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce
Jesica Witte is the new Executive Director.

Seaside, OR - April 2016
Seaside Chamber of Commerce
Brian Owen is the new Executive Director.

Livingston MT - April 2016
Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce and CVB
Leslie Feigel is the new Executive Director.

Sterling Heights, MI - April 2016
Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce
Melanie Davis is the new President/CEO.

Lanett, AL - April 2016
Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce
Ashley Crane is the new Executive Director.

Portsmouth, NH - April 2016
Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce
Valerie Rochon is the new President/CEO.

Chicopee, MA - April 2016
Chicopee Chamber of Commerce
Jessica Roncarati is the new President/CEO.

Paris, IL - April 2016
Paris Chamber of Commerce
Tanner Laughlin is the new Executive Director.

Anaconda, MT - April 2016
Anaconda’s Chamber of Commerce
Lisa Bracco is the new Executive Director.

Bismarck, ND - April 2016
Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce
Scott Meske is the new President/CEO.

Bar Harbor - April 2016
Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Martha Searchfield is the new Executive Director.

Mission TX - April 2016
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce
Josh Stockel is the new President/CEO. He replaces George Myers.

Keizer, OR - April 2016
Keizer Chamber of Commerce
Danielle Bethell is the new Executive Director.

Pagosa Springs, CO - April 2016
Pagosa Springs Chamber of Commerce
Mary Jo Coulehan is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Mary Jo for this update.

Wetumpka, AL - April 2016
Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce
Gerry Purcell is the new Executive Director.

Belfast, ME - April 2016
Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce
Michaelene Achorn is the new Executive Director.

Mackinaw City, MI - April 2016
Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce
Matt Zook is the new Executive Director

Texas City, TX - April 2016
Texas City – La Marque Chamber of Commerce
Jenny Senter is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Tracey Wheeler with the Baytown chamber for this update.

Concord, NC - April 2016
Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce
Barbi Jones is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Elaine Spalding with the Salisbury, NC chamber for this update.

Binghamton, NY - April 2016
Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce
Jennifer Conway is the new President/CEO. She was the CEO at Graham Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau in Graham, TX.

Brush, CO - April 2016
Brush Chamber of Commerce
Melody Christensen is the new Executive Director.

Calabasas, CA - April 2016
Calabasas Chamber of Commerce
Rana Ghadban is the new President/CEO.

Mt. Vernon, IL - April 2016
Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce
Mike Beard is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Debbie Miller with the Woodland Park, CO chamber for this update.

Matthews, NC - April 2016
Matthews Chamber of Commerce
Kelly Barnhardt is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Nancy Duncan with the Monroe, NC chamber for this update.

Rexburg, ID - April 2016
Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce
Ted Austin is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Michelle Holt with the Idaho Falls, ID chamber for this update.

Stillwater, OK - March 2016
Stillwater Chamber of Commerce
Ted Allison is the new Executive Director.

Boulder Junction, WI - March 2016
Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce
Theresa Smith is the new Executive Director.

Ellsworth, WI - March 2016
Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce
Gretchen Wilson is the new Executive Director.

Clermont, FL - March 2016
South Lake Chamber of Commerce
David Colby is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Eric Peterson of Waverly Partners for this update.

Mt. Vernon, IL - March 2016
Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce
Mike Beard is the new Executive Director.

Somersworth, NH - March 2016
Greater Somersworth Chamber of Commerce
Sarah Potter is the new Executive Director.

Thomson, GA - March 2016
Thomson-McDuffie County Chamber
Debbie Jones is the new Executive Director.

Tahlequah, OK - March 2016
Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce
Laura Doss is the new Executive Director

Blairsville, GA - March 2016
Blairsville - Union County Chamber of Commerce
Regina Allison is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Patrick Malone with the Blairsville, GA chamber for this update.

Ozark, MO - March 2016
Ozark Chamber of Commerce
Andrea Sitzes is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Jeff Meredith with the Monett, MO chamber for this update.

Daleville, AL - March 2016
Daleville Chamber of Commerce
Nancy Garner is the new Executive Director

Wellsville, NY - March 2016
Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce Inc.
Brian Perkins is the new Executive Director.

Watertown, NY - March 2016
Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce
Kylie Peck is the President/CEO.

Fresno, CA - March 2016
Fresno Chamber of Commerce
Nathan Ahle is the new President/CEO. Thanks to B. Gorman for this update.

Boerne, TX - February 2016
Greater Boerne Chamber of Commerce
Joe Granados is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Crisanne Zamponi with the chamber for this update.

Lexington, SC - February 2016
Greater Lexington Chamber
Otis Rawl is the new President/CEO. Thanks for Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

Donalsonville, GA - February 2016
Donalsonville/Seminole County Chamber of Commerce
Karen Kimbrel is the new Executive Director.

Fort Lee, NJ - February 2016
Fort Lee Regional Chamber of Commerce
Hope Rothenberg is the new Executive Director.

DuBois, PA - February 2016
Greater DuBois Chamber of Commerce
Jodi August is the new Executive Director.

Lake Ozark, MO - February 2016
Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
K.C. Cloke is the new Executive Director.

Georgetown, SC - February 2016
Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce
Beth Stedman is the President/CEO. Thanks for Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

Greenville, SC - February 2016
Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce
Carlos Phillips is the President/CEO. Thanks for Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

Stillwater, OK - February 2016
Stillwater Chamber of Commerce
Ted Allison is the new Executive Director

Alexander City, AL - February 2016
Alexander City Chamber of Commerce
Ed Colarri is the new President/CEO.

Durham, NC - February 2016
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
Geoff Durham is the new President/CEO.

Alexandria, MN - February 2016
Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
Mike Doyle is the new Executive Director.

Angola, IN - February 2016
Angola Area Chamber of Commerce
Scott Wiggins is the new Executive Director.

Naples, FL - February 2016
Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce
Michael Dalby is the new President/CEO.

Columbus, OH - February 2016
The Columbus Chamber of Commerce
Don DePerro is the new President/CEO.

Palatine, IL - February 2016
Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce
Steven Gaus is the Executive Director.

Oxford, OH - February 2016
Oxford Chamber of Commerce
Kelli Riggs is the new President/CEO.

Corpus Christi, TX - February 2016
Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce
Annette Medlin is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Liz Horton with the Camden, SC chamber for this update.

Dublin, GA - February 2016
Dublin Chamber of Commerce
Heath Taylor is the new President/CEO. Thanks for Tiffany Andrews with the Forsyth, GA chamber for this update.

Belle Fourche, SD -  January 2016

Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce
Gary Wood is the new Executive Director.


Hartselle, AL - January 2016
Hartselle Area Chamber Of Commerce
Danielle Gibson is the new President/CEO.

Chicago, IL - January 2016
Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce
Tricia Lombardo is the new Executive Director.

North Little Rock, AR - January 2016
North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce
John Owens is the new President/CEO.

Arlington, TX - January 2016
Arlington Chamber of Commerce
Michael Jacobson is the new President/CEO.

Port Angeles, WA - January 2016
Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce
Marc Abshire is the new Executive Director.

Bedford, IN - January 2016
Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce
Shance Sizemore is the new President/CEO

Marion, IN - January 2016
Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce
Kylie Jackson is the new President/CEO.

Warsaw, IN - January 2016
Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce
Rob Parker is the President/CEO.

Michigan City, IN - January 2016
Michigan City Area Chamber of Commerce
Mary Jo Orlowski is the new President/CEO.

Wauconda, IL - January 2016
Wauconda Area Chamber of Commerce
Linda Costoff is the new Executive Director.

Cartersville, GA - January 2016
Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce
Cindy Williams is the new President/CEO. Thanks for Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

Boothbay Harbor, ME - January 2016

Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce
Rick Prose is the new Executive Director.

Great Falls, MT - January 2016
Great Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Brad Livingston is the new President/CEO.

Ellwood City, PA - January 2016
Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce
Raymond Santillo is the new Executive Director.



2015


Wilton, CT - December 2015
Wilton Chamber of Commerce
Debra Hanson is the new Executive Director.


Mattoon, IL - December 2015
Mattoon Chamber of Commerce
Ed Dowd is the new Executive Director.


Kansas City - December 2015
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Joe Reardon is the new President/CEO.


Ashland City, TN - December 2015
Cheatham County Chamber of Commerce
Misty Keenan is the new Executive Director.


Boothbay Harbor, ME - December 2015
Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce
Rick Prose is the new Executive Director.


Bennington, VT - December 2015
Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce
Matthew Harrington is the new Executive Director.


Midland, MI - December 2015
Midland Area Chamber of Commerce
Bill Allen is the new President/CEO. Bill was the President/CEO at the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce in New Mexico
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Topeka, KS - December 2015
Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce/GO Topeka
Matt Pivarnik is the new President/CEO. Matt is the EVP and COO at the Tulsa Regional Chamber is Tulsa, OK.


Troy, NY - November 2015
Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce
Michael O’Sullivan is the new President/CEO.


Crestview, FL - November 2015
Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce
Valerie Lott is the new President/CEO.


Cambridge, MD - November 2015
Dorchester Chamber of Commerce
Bill Christopher is the new Executive Director


Socorro, NM - November 2015
Socorro County Chamber of Commerce
Kat MacDonald is the new Executive Director


Alexandria, VA - November 2015
Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
Joseph Haggerty is the new President/CEO.


Rhinelander, WI - November 2015
Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce
Bill Clow is the new Executive Director.


Cody, WY - November 2015
Cody Country Chamber of Commerce
Tina Hoebelheinrich is the new Executive Director.


Siesta Key, FL - November 2015
Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce
Ann Frescura is the new President/CEO.


Sharonville, OH - November 2015
Sharonville Chamber of Commerce
Dan Bates is the new President/CEO.


Batesville IN - November 2015
Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce
Anna Ibold is the new Executive Director


Ramona, CA - November 2015
Ramona Chamber of Commerce
Joe Stupar is the new Executive Director


Hopkinsville, KY - November 2015
Christian County Chamber of Commerce
Kelli Pendleton is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Brad Schneider with the Henderson, KY chamber for this update.


East Ellijay, GA - November 2015
Development Authority of Gilmer County and the Cities of Ellijay and East Ellijay
Chuck Scragg is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Paige Green with the East Ellijay chamber for this update.


Anadarko, OK - November 2015
Anadarko Chamber of Commerce
David Scott is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Mark Rathe with the Chickasha,OK chamber for this update.


Abilene, TX - October 2015
Abilene Chamber of Commerce
Doug Peters is the new President/CEO.


Dalton, GA - October 2015
Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce
Rob Bradham is the new President/CEO.


Mountain View, CA - October 2015
Chamber of Commerce Mountain View
Tony Siress is the new President/CEO


Fayetteville, NC - October 2015
Fayetteville Regional Chamber of Commerce
Rodney Anderson is the new President/ CEO.


Gillette, WY - October 2015
Campbell County Chamber of Commerce
Charlene Murdock is the new President/CEO.


North Platte, NE - October 2015
North Platte Area Chamber of Commerce & Development
Gary Person is the new President/CEO.


Hill City, SD - October 2015
Hill City Area Chamber of Commerce
Scott Bruce is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Melissa Barth with the Spearfish, SD chamber for this update.


Navarre, FL - October 2015
Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
Judy Morehead is the new President/CEO


Barberton, OH - October 2015
South Summit Chamber of Commerce
Crissy Kolarik is the new Executive Director.


Addis, LA - October 2015
West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce
Jamie Hanks is the new Executive Director.


Hammond, LA - October 2015
Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce
Melissa Bordelon is the new President/CEO.


Ridgefield, CT - October 2015
Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce
Jennifer Zinzi is the new Executive Director.


Scottsdale, AZ - September 2015
Scottsdale Area chamber of Commerce
Mark Hiegel is the new President/CEO


Palm Bay, FL - September 2015
Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce
Nancy Peltonen is the new President/CEO.


Lacey, WA - September 2015
Lacey South Sound Chamber
Sierra Burton is the new Executive Director.


Clinton, NY - September 2015
Clinton Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Jackie Walters is the new Executive Director replacing Ferris Betrus who was with the chamber for over 12 years.


Medina, OH - September 2015
Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce
Jaclyn Ringstmeier is the new Executive Director.


Lexington, NE - September 2015
Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce
Kathy Larson is the new Executive Director.


Longmont, CO - September 2015
Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce
Bruce Partain is the new President/CEO


Logan, OH - September 2015
Logan-Hocking Chamber of Commerce
Dani Bell is the new Executive Director.


Morris, IL - September 2015
Grundy County Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Christina Van Yperen is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Caroline Portlock with the chamber for this update.


Amesbury, MA - September 2015
Amesbury Chamber of Commerce
Kassandra Gove is the new Executive Director.

Gresham, OR - September 2015
Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce
Lynn Snodgrass is the new President/CEO.

Holly Springs, NC - September 2015
Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce
Scott Manning is the new Executive Director.

West Yarmouth, MA - September 2015
Yarmouth Area Chamber of Commerce
Mary Vilbon is the new Executive Director.


Junction City, KS - August 2015
Junction City Area Chamber
Dennis Beson is the new President and CEO.


Eden, NC - August 2015
Eden Chamber of Commerce
Randy Hunt is the new President/CEO.


Dickinson, ND - August 2015
Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce
Jerry Cole is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Melissa Barth with the
Spearfish, SD chamber for this update.


Ventura, CA - August 2015
Ventura Chamber of Commerce
Stephanie Caldwell is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jill Lederer with the Westlake Village, CA chamber for this update.


Acton, MA - August 2015
Middlesex West Chamber of Commerce
Kathleen McDonald is the new Executive Director.


Corvallis, OR - August 2015
Corvallis Chamber of Commerce
Cooper Whitman is the new President/CEO.


Mt. Pleasant, TX - August 2015
Mount Pleasant Titus County Chamber of Commerce
Katie Stedman is the new President/CEO.


Cincinnati, OH - August 2015
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
Jill Meyer is the new President/CEO.


Williamstown, MA - August 2015
Williamstown Chamber of Commerce
Emily Watts is the new Executive Director.


Marietta, OH - August 2015
Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce
Carrie Ankrom is the new President/CEO.


Holly Springs, NC - August 2015
Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce
Scott Manning is the new Executive Director

St. Paul, MN - August 2015
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Doug Loon is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Dan Mauk with the North Platte, NE chamber for this update.

Sumter, SC - August 2015
Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce
Chris Hardy is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Liz Horton with the Camden, SC chamber for this update.

Ottumwa, IA - August 2015
Ottumwa Area Chamber of Commerce
Connie Hammersley-Wilson is the new Executive Director.

Cocoa Beach, FL - August 2015
Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce
Jennifer Sugarman is the new President/CEO.

Hendersonville, TN - August 2015
Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce
Paul Goode is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Wendy Hughes with the Hendersonville chamber for this update.

Colleyville, TX - August 2015
Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce
Connie Hanner is the new President/CEO Thanks to RaDonna Hessel with the Grapevine, TX chamber for this update.

Addison, TX - August 2015
Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce
Erin Carney is the new President/CEO. Thanks to RaDonna Hessel with the Grapevine, TX chamber for this update.

Fort Worth, TX - August 2015
Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
John Hernandez is the new President/CEO. Thanks to RaDonna Hessel with the Grapevine, TX chamber for this update.

Fort Wayne, IN - August 2015
Greater Fort Wayne Inc.
Eric Doden is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Mike Landram with The Literacy Alliance for this update.

Northfield, MN - August 2015
Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce & CVB
Todd Bornhauser is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Debbi Rydberg with the Elk River, MN chamber for this update.

St. Clair, MO - August 2015
St. Clair Area Chamber of Commerce
Charlene Saling is the new Executive Director


Utica, NY - August 2015
Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce
Meghan Fraser is the new Executive Director.


Beverly Hills, CA -  July 2015
Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce
Todd Johnson is the new Executive Director.


Southington, CT - July 2015
The Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce
Elizabeth Francis is the new President/CEO


Sault Ste. Marie, MI - July 2015
Sault Area Chamber of Commerce
Tony Haller is the new Executive Director


Geneseo, IL - July 2015
Geneseo Chamber of Commerce
Rhonda Ludwig is the new Executive Director.


Lufkin, TX - July 2015
Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber
Jim Johnson is the new President/CEO. Jim was the Vice President with the Pearland, TX chamber. Thanks to Melissa Wheeler with the Lufkin chamber for this update.


Benton Harbor, MI - July 2015
Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce
Chris Heugel is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Steward Sandstrom for this update.


Irmo, SC - July 2015
Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce
Kerry Powers is the new President/CEO.


Colleyville, TX - July 2015
Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce
Connie Hanner is the new President/CEO.


Keystone, SD - July 2015
Keystone Chamber of Commerce
Dolsee Davenport is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Melissa Barth at the Spearfish, SD chamber for this update.


Beavercreek, OH - July 2015
Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce
Ann Upthegrove-Vore is the new President/CEO. She replaces Toni Overholser.


The Woodlands, TX - July 2015
The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce
JJ Hollie II is the new President/CEO and will start 9/1/15. Thanks to Phil Neighbors with the San Angelo, TX chamber for this update.


Ogallala, NE - July 2015
Ogallala Keith County Chamber of Commerce
Lori Wortman is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Marion McDermott with the Kearney, NE chamber for this update.


Piqua, OH - July 2015
Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce
Scott Miller is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Kathi Roetter with the Troy, OH chamber for this update.


Cape Coral, FL - July 2015
Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce
Donna Germain is the new President/CEO.


Watertown, NY - July 2015
Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce
Phil Reed is the new President/CEO.


Greencastle, PA - July 2015
Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce
Georgina Cranston is the new Executive Director.


Bristol, VA - July 2015
Bristol Chamber of Commerce
Beth Rhinehart is the new President/CEO.

 

Paso Robles, CA - July 2015
Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce
Gina Fitzpatrick is the new President/CEO.


Peru, IL - July 2015
Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce & Ec Dev
Joni Hunt is the new Executive Director replacing Marci Duo who retired.


Lawrenceburg, TN - July 2015
Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce
Ethan Hadley is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Suzi Lusk at the TN State chamber for this update.


Meridian, MS - July 2015
East Mississippi Business Development Corporation
Bill Hannah is the new President/CEO. Thanks to David Rumbarger with the Tupelo, MS Community Development Foundation for this update.


Greensboro, NC - July 2015
The Greensboro Partnership
Brent Christensen is the new CEO. Thanks to Harvey Schmitt with the Raleigh chamber for this update.


St. Paul, MN - June 2015
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Doug Loon is the new President/CEO

 

New Bedford, MA - June 2015
New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce
Rick Kidder is the new President/CEO


Navasota, TX - June 2015
Navasota Grimes County Chamber of Commerce
Johnny McNally is the new Executive Director.


Mount Airy, NC – June 2015
Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce.
Randy Collins is the new President and CEO.
Randy is the former CEO at the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber, Winchester, VA.

Archbold OH - May 2015
Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce
Amy Krueger is the new Executive Director.


Pittsburgh, PA - May 2015
Greater Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce
Matt Smith is the new President/CEO. He was formerly a state senator and succeeds DeWitt Peart, who stepped down in January 2015 to become President/CEO of the Downtown Austin Alliance in Austin, TX.


Fort Valley, GA - May 2015
Peach Regional Chamber of Commerce
Thomas Morrill is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.


Rock Spring, GA - May 2015
Walker County Chamber of Commerce
Lacey Wilson is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

Melbourne, FL - May 2015
Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida
Christian Malesic is the new President/CEO.

 

Anchorage, AK - May 2015
Anchorage Chamber of Commerce
Bruce Bustamante is the new President/CEO.


Nashua, NH - May 2015
Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce
Tracy Hatch is the new President/CEO.


Gaffney, SC - May 2015
Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce
Jonna L. Blackwell-Turner is the new Executive Director.


Kutztown, PA - - May 2015
Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce
Lori Donofrio-Galley is the new Executive Director.


Middletown, RI - May 2015
Newport County Chamber of Commerce
Erin Donovan-Boyle is the new Executive Director.


Rock Springs, GA - May 2015
Walker County Chamber of Commerce
Lacey Wilson is the new President/CEO.


Huron, SD - May 2015
Huron Area Chamber & Visitors Bureau
Laurie Shelton is the new the President/CEO.

 

Raleigh, NC - May 2015
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
Tim Giuliani is the new President/CEO. Tim was the President/CEO at the Gainesville, FL chamber.

 

Beaumont, TX - May 2015
Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce
Regina Lindsey is the new President/CEO.  Thanks to Phil Neighbors with the San Angelo, TX chamber for this update.

Bay City, MI - May 2015
Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
Ryan Carley is the new President/CEO.

Springfield, OR - May 2015
Springfield Chamber of Commerce
Vonnie Mikkelsen is the new Executive Director.

Simi Valley, CA - May 2015
Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce
Gioia Goodrum is the new President/CEO.

Culpeper, VA - May 2015
Culpeper County Chamber of Commerce
Debbie Stohlman is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Maryann Crowder with the Virginia State Chamber for this update.

South Boston, VA - May 2015
Halifax County Chamber of Commerce
Mitzi Riddle is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Maryann Crowder with the Virginia State Chamber for this update.

Lewiston ME - May 2015
Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce
Matt Leonard is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Chip Morrison with the Androscoggin County Chamber for this update.

Collierville, TN - May 2015
Collierville Chamber of Commerce
Kanette Keough-Rodgers is the new President/CEO.

Paris, TX - May 2015
Lamar County Chamber of Commerce
Ken Higdon is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jim Fram with the Hot Springs, AR Chamber for this update.

 

York, NE - April 2015
York Area Chamber of Commerce
Madonna Mogul is the new Executive Director

Woodburn, OR - April 2015
Woodburn Area Chamber of Commerce
Holli Thomas is the new Executive Director

Brentwood, MO - April 2015
Brentwood Chamber of Commerce
Gina March is the new Executive Director.

Morrisville, NC - April 2015
Morrisville Chamber of Commerce
Sarah Gaskill is the new President/CEO.

 

Peterborough, NH - April 2015
Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce
Sean Ryan is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Janice Crawford with the Mt. Washington Valley chamber in North Conway, NH for this update.

McAlester OK - April 2015
McAlester Area Chamber of Commerce
Jeff Warmuth is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jeff for this update.

Columbus, GA - April 2015
Columbus Chamber of Commerce
Brian Anderson is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the Dalton, GA chamber.

 

Middlebury, IN - April 2015
Middlebury Chamber of Commerce
Grace Bonewitz is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Jeff Rea with the South Bend chamber for this update.

Hollister, CA - April 2015
San Benito County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Juli Vieira is the President/CEO. Thanks to Donnette Carter with the San Beniot County Fair for this update.

Belvidere, IL - April 2015
Growth Dimensions for Belvidere-Boone County (Economic Development)
Jarid Funderburg is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Einar Forsman with the Rockford chamber for this update.

Ventura, CA - April 2015
Ventura Chamber of Commerce
Stephanie Caldwell is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Leigh Nixon with the Simi Valley chamber for this update.

 

Vacaville, CA - March 2015
Vacaville Chamber of Commerce
Becky Craig is the new President/CEO.

Colorado Springs, CO -  March 2015
Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance
Dirk Draper is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Stew Sandstrom for this update.

Jesup, GA - March 2015
Wayne County Chamber of Commerce
Dell Keith is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott for this update.

Kailua-Kona HI - March 2015
Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce
Kirstin Kahaloa is the new Executive Director.

Salina, KS - March 2015
Salina Area Chamber of Commerce
Don Weiser is the new President/CEO.

 

Boston, MA - March 2015
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
Jim Rooney is the new President/CEO.

 

Port Lavaca, TX - March 2015
Port Lavaca Chamber of Commerce
Christopher Hines is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Sherry Esse with the Cuero, TX chamber for this update.

Marblehead, MA - March 2015
Marblehead Chamber of Commerce
Beth Ferris is the new Executive Director.

Tahlequah, OK - March 2015
Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce
Bree Long is the new Executive Director.

Milledgeville, GA - March 2015
Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce
Angie Martin is the new President/CEO.

Rifle, CO - March 2015
Rifle Chamber of Commerce
Andrea Maddalone is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Scott Terry with the Silver City, NM chamber for this update.

 

Mentor, OH - March 2015
Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce
Al DiFranco is the new President/CEO.

Homer, AK - March 2015
Homer Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Information Center
Karen Zak is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Laurie Baldwin with the League City, TX chamber for this update.

Prince Frederick, MD - March 2015
Calvert County Chamber of Commerce
Prince Frederick, MD
William Chambers is the new President/CEO.

Black River Falls, WI - March 2015
Black River Area Chamber of Commerce
Black River Falls, WI
Chris Hardie is the new Executive Director.

 

Elk Rapids MI - February 2015
Elk Rapids Chamber of Commerce
Tom Kern is the new Executive Director.

Brandon, FL - February 2015
Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce
Christine Michaels is the new President/CEO.

Owensboro, KY - February 2015
Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce
Candance Brake is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Ali Crain at KCCE for this update.

Lebanon, TN - February 2015
Lebanon / Wilson County Chamber of Commerce
Melanie Minter is the new President/CEO.

Lakewood, NJ - February 2015
Lakewood Chamber of Commerce
Robert Gazic is the new Executive Director.

 

Branson, MO - February 2015
Branson Lakes Area Chamber & CVB
Jeff Seifried is the new CEO. He was previously Mayor Pro Tem of Springfield, MO. Thanks to Stew Sandstrom for this update.

New Paltz, NY - February 2015
The New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce
Kathy Combs is the new President/CEO.

Edison, NJ - February 2015
Edison Chamber of Commerce
Nathan Rudy is the new President/CEO.

Gallatin, TN - February 2015
Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce
Kim Myers is the new Executive Director.

Clewiston, FL - February 2015
Clewiston Chamber of Commerce
Hillary Hyslope is the new Executive Director.

 

Fitchburg, MA - February 2015
North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce
Roy Nascimento is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Eric Peterson of Waverly Partners for this update.

Pikeville, KY - February 2015
Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
Jacob Colley has been promoted to President/CEO.

 

Atlanta, GA - February 2015
Invest Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Craig Richards is the new President/CEO. Thanks Kathy Young with Market Street Services, Mick Fleming with ACCE, and Tommy Jennings with the Winder, GA chamber for this update.

Covington, GA - February 2015
Covington/Newton Chamber of Commerce
Ralph Staffins, III is the new President & CEO. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott for this update.

Porterville, CA - February 2015
Porterville Chamber of Commerce
Stephanie Cortez is the new President/CEO.

Clarkston, MI - February 2015
Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce
Clarkston, MI
Janelle Best is the new Executive Director

Columbia - January 2015
South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
Columbia, SC
Ted Pitts is the new President/CEO. He was previously Chief of Staff for SC Governor Nikki Haley.


Dallas, TX - January 2015
U.S. India Chamber of Commerce Dallas/Ft. Worth
Neel Gonuguntla is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Bruce Bradford at the North Dallas Chamber for this update.

Addison, TX - January 2015
Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce
Ben Magill is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Bruce Bradford at the North Dallas Chamber for this update.

Humble, TX - January 2015
Lake Houston Chamber of Commerce
Jenna Armstrong has been promoted to President. Thanks to Charlie Dromgoole for this update.

Prineville, OR - January 2015
Prineville-Crook County Chamber of Commerce
Casey Kaiser is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Holli Van Wert for this update.

 

Juneau, AK - January 2015
Juneau Chamber of Commerce
Craig Dahl is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

New Richmond, WI - January 2015
New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce
Jonathan Timm is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

Pagosa Springs, CO - January 2015
Pagosa Springs Chamber of Commerce
Clint Alley is the new Executive Director.

Oviedo, FL - January 2015
Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce
Todd Sykes is the new President. Thanks to Cory Skeates Lakeland, FL chamber for this update.

Russellville, KY - January 2015
Logan County Chamber of Commerce
Ryan Craig is the new Executive Director.

Fayetteville, GA - January 2015
Fayette Chamber of Commerce
Carlotta Ungaro is the new President and CEO.

Morton, IL - January 2015
Morton Chamber of Commerce
Brian Anderson is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Steward Sandstrom for this update.

Augusta, ME - January 2015
Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce
Laura Dolce is the new President/CEO.

Buffalo Grove, IL - January 2015
Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce
Roger Sosa is the new Executive Director.

Yucaipa, CA - January 2015
Yucaipa Valley Chamber of Commerce
Amy Minjares is the new President/CEO

Farmington, ME - January 2015
Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
Penny Meservier is the new Executive Director.

Glenpool, OK - January 2015
Glenpool Chamber of Commerce
Amy Rogers is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Matt Pivarnik with the Tulsa Regional chamber for this update.

Early, TX - January 2015
Early Chamber of Commerce
Early Economic Development Corp
Shawn Russell is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Wanda Furgason with the Early, TX chamber for this update.

Lexington, VA - January 2015
The Chamber of Commerce Serving Lexington, Rockbridge County, and Buena Vista
Tracy Lyons is the new Executive Director
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2014

 

Pensacola, FL - December 2014
Greater Pensacola Chamber
Clay Ingram is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jennifer Allen McFarren with the Greater Pensacola Chamber for this update.

 

Toccoa, GA - December 2014
Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce
Julie Paysen is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Julie for this update.
 

Homewood, AL - December 2014
Homewood Chamber of Commerce
Meredith Drennan is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Jeremy Arthur for this update.

Madison, AL - December 2014
Madison Chamber of Commerce
Elaine Ballew is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Jeremy Arthur for this update.

Lafayette, IN - December 2014
Greater Lafayette Commerce
Scott Walker is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Bonnie Garraway with Jorgenson Consulting for this update.

 

Calera, AL - December 2014
Calera Chamber of Commerce
Jennifer Hand is the new Executive Director

Jacksonville, IL - December 2014
Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce
Lisa Musch is the new President/CEO.

Plymouth, MA
- December 2014
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
Kevin O’Reilly is the new Executive Director

Sandusky, OH -  December 2014
Erie County Chamber of Commerce
Pamela Smith is the new President/CEO. Thanks to John Moldovan with the Erie County chamber for this update.

Kaysville, UT - December 2014
Davis Chamber of Commerce
Angie Osguthorpe is the new President/CEO

 

Key Largo, FL - December 2014
Key Largo Chamber of Commerce
Lacey Ekberg is the new Executive Director.

Taos, NM - December 2014
Taos County Chamber of Commerce
Susan Cady is the new Executive Director.

Gastonia, NC - December 2014
Gaston Regional Chamber
Jeff Sandford is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

Canal Winchester, OH - December 2014
Canal Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce
Kevin Douglas is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Theresa Byers with the Pickerington, OH chamber for this update.

Pickerington, OH - December 2014
Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce
Theresa Byers is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Theresa for this update.

Coweta, OK - December 2014
Coweta Chamber of Commerce
Carrie Allamby is the new Executive Director.

Colleyville, TX - December 2014
Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce
Brendon Payne is the new President/CEO.

 

Fruita, CO - December 2014
Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce
Notes: Frank Ladd is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the Rifle, CO chamber.

Fitchburg, MA - December 2014
North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce
Roy Nascimento is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Eric Peterson for this update.

 

Costa Mesa, CA - November 2014
Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce
Kyle Woosley is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Steve Rosansky with the Newport Beach, CA chamber for this update.

Warrensburg, MO - November 2014
Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce
Suzanne Taylor is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Kent Campbell

Elyria, OH - November 2014
Team Lorain County
Dawn Calvert is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Eric Peterson for this update.

Hartsville, SC - November 2014
Greater Hartsville Chamber of Commerce
Quinetta Buterbaugh is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Liz Horton with the Kershaw County Chamber for this update.

 

Lanett, AL - November 2014
Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce
Barbara Andrew is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Jeremy Arthur for this update.

 

Canton, IL - November 2014
Canton Area Chamber of Commerce
Amanda Atchley is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Steven Brody with the Galesburg, IL chamber for this update.


Rosenberg, TX - November 2014
Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance
Regina Morales is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Shannan Stavinoha with the Central Ford Bend Chamber for this update.

 

Troy, OH - November 2014
Troy Area Chamber of Commerce
Kathi Roetter is the new Executive Director.

 

Arnolds Park, IA - November 2014
Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
Jeff Thee is the new Executive Director.

 

Cullman, AL - November 2014
Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce
Derek Lane Director of Small Business & Workforce Solutions. Thanks to Kirk Mancer with the Pelham, AL chamber for this update.

New Smyrna Beach, FL - November 2014
Southeast Volusia Chamber Of Commerce
Sue Williams is the new Executive Vice President succeeding Samantha Bishop.

Columbia, MD - November 2014
Howard County Chamber of Commerce
Leonardo McClarty is the new President/CEO. He was formerly Director of Economic and Community Development with the City of York.

Maryville, MO - November 2014
Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce
Jordyn Swalley is the new Executive Director.

Ashtabula, OH - November 2014
Ashtabula Area Chamber of Commerce
Julie Sundquist is the new Executive Director.

Dandridge, TN - November 2014
Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce
Darrell Helton is the new President/CEO.

Bremerton, WA - November 2014
Bremerton Chamber of Commerce
Gena Wales is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Lini Handy for this update.

 

Greece, NY - October 2014
Greece Chamber of Commerce
Sarah E. Lentini is the new President/CEO.

 

Warner Robins, GA - October 2014
Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce

April  Bragg is the new President/CEO.  Thanks to Tommy Jennings with the Winder, GA chamber for this update.

 

Heber Springs, AR - October 2014
Heber Springs Area Chamber of Commerce

Julie Murray is the new Executive Director.  Thanks to Susie Marks with the Arkansas state chamber for this update.

 

Sierra Vista, AZ - October 2014
Sierra Vista Area Chamber
Mary Tieman is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Bret Schanzenbach with the Vista,CA chamber for this update.

Wilton, CT -
October 2014
Wilton Chamber of Commerce
Pat Russo is the new Executive Director

Racine, WI -
October 2014
Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce
Jim Ladwig is the new President/CEO.

Princeton, MN - October 2014
Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce
Karen Michels is the new Executive Director

Bonne Terre, MO - October 2014
Bonne Terre Chamber of Commerce
Ron Allen is the new Executive Director

Canon City, CO - October 2014
Cañon City Chamber of Commerce
Lisa Hyams is the new Executive Director

Gardner, KS - October 2014
Gardner Area Chamber of Commerce
Jason Camis is the new Executive Director

Poulsbo, WA
- October 2014
Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce
Matt Murphy is the new Executive Director

 

Lakeland, FL Added October 2014
Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce
Cory Skeates is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Cory for this update.

 

Avalon, CA - October 2014
Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau
Scott Soldat-Valenzuela is the President/CEO. Formerly President/CEO of Peoria, AZ chamber.

Sonoma, CA
- October 2014
Sonoma Valley Chamber of Commerce
Patricia Shults is the new Executive Director.

Apopka, FL - October 2014
Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce
Laura Heiselman is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Corydon Skeates of the Oviedo, FL for this update.

Lake City, MN - October 2014
Lake City Chamber of Commerce
Andrea Hamilton is the new Executive Director.

Chambersburg, PA - October 2014
Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce
Noel Purdy is the new Executive Vice President.

Provo, UT - October 2014
Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce
Rona Rahlf is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Steward Sandstrom for this update.

 

Bolingbrook IL - October 2014
Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce
Kevin O’Keeffe is the new Executive Director.

Denver, CO - October 2014
Colorado Chamber of Commerce Executives
Heidi Peterson is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Debbie Miller with the Woodland Park, CO chamber for this update.

 

Anderson, SC - October 2014
Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce
Pam Christopher is the new President/CEO.

Farmington, MI - October 2014
Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce
Daniel Irvin is the new Executive Director.

Paulding, OH - October 2014
Paulding Chamber of Commerce
Peggy Emerson is the new Executive Director.

 

Morrilton, AR - October 2014
Morrilton Area Chamber of Commerce
Jerry Smith is the new President/CEO. He previously was with The Arkansas State University-Delta Center for Economic Development in Jonesboro, AR. Thanks to Barry Sellers with the Sherwood, AR chamber for this update.

Steamboat Springs, CO - October 2014
Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association
Jim Clark is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Doug Marsh with Organization Dynamics for this update.

Westminster, CO - October 2014
Metro North Chamber of Commerce
Angela Habben is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Doug Marsh with Organization Dynamics for this update.
 

Davis, CA - October 2014
Davis Chamber of Commerce
Matt Yancey is the new President/CEO. Thanks to David Bouchard with the San Carlos, CA chamber for this update.

 

Mt. Shasta, CA - October 2014
Mt. Shasta Chamber of Commerce
Jim Mullins is the new President/CEO. Thanks to David Bouchard with the San Carlos, CA chamber for this update.

Fairmont, MN - October 2014
Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce
Margaret Dillard is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

Minocqua, WI - October 2014
Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce
Krystal Westfahl is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

Keizer, OR - October 2014
Oregon State Chamber of Commerce
Brenda Turner is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Stephan Wurzburg with the Oregon State chamber for this update.

 

Forest Lake, MN - September 2014
Forest Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
Ted Blank is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Debbi Rydberg with the Elk River, MN chamber for this update.

 

Dallas, TX - September 2014
Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce
Kiyundra Gulley, is the new President/CEO. She was previously the Chief Operating Officer for the Chamber. Thanks to our secret source in Texas for this update.

 

Dunwoody, GA - September 2014
Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce
Stephanie Snodgrass is the new President. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Houghton, MI - September 2014
Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce
Cheryl Fahrner is the new executive director. Thanks to Steward Sandstrom for this update.

 

Steamboat Springs, CO - September 2014
Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association
Jim Clark, former executive director of the Fort Collins, CO CVB, is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Steward Sandstrom for this update.

 

Southern Pines, NC - September 2014

Moore County Chamber of Commerce

Linda Parsons has been promoted to President/CEO. Thanks to Linda for this update.

 

Bastrop, TX - September 2014

Bastrop Chamber of Commerce

Becki Womble is the new President/CEO.  She was formerly with the Lockhart, TX chamber. Thanks to our secret source in Texas for this update.

 

McKinney, TX - September 2014

McKinney Chamber of Commerce

Lisa Hermes is the new President/CEO.  She was previously with the MetroCrest chamber in Addison, TX.

 

Holdrege, NE - September 2014
Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce
Carol Rapstine is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Charles Lieske with the Seward, NE chamber for this update.

 

Medford, MA - September 2014

Medford Chamber of Commerce

Janet Donnelley has been named the Executive Director replacing Jodie Coyne.

 

Yuma, AZ - September 2014
Yuma County Chamber of Commerce
John Courtis has been named the Executive Director replacing Ken Rosevear, who is retiring after 16 years.

 

Liberty Lake, WA - September 2014
Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce
Katherine Morgan is the new President.

 

Minocqua, WI - September 2014
Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce
Krystal Westfahl is the new Executive Director.

 

Seguin, TX - September 2014

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce

Kendy Gravett is the new President. Thanks to our secret source for this update.

 

Northfield, MN - September 2014

Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Todd Bornhauser is the new executive director. Thanks to our secret source for this update.

 

Hagerstown, MD - September 2014

Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce

Paul Frey has been named President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source for this update.

 

Pittsfield, MA - September 2014

Berkshire Chamber of Commerce
Jonathan Butler is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source for this update.

 

Shelby, NC - September 2014
Cleveland County Chamber of Commerce

Bill Watson has been named President/CEO. Thanks to Doug Sharp for this update.

 

New Brighton, MN - September 2014
Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce

Todd Kruse has been named President & CEO. Thanks to our secret source for this update.

 

Springfield, MO - August 2014

Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Matt Morrow is the new President/CEO.

 

Holdrege, NE - August 2014

Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce

Carol Rapstine is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Marion McDermott for this update.

 

Hutto, TX - August 2014

Hutto Area Chamber of Commerce

John Darby is the new President/CEO.

 

Rochester, MN - August 2014
Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce
Rob Miller is the new President/CEO.

 

Rapid City, SD - August 2014

Rapid City Convention and Visitors Bureau

Julie Schmitz Jensen is the new Executive Director Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Montgomery, NY - August 2014

Orange County Chamber of Commerce

Lynn Cione is the new President/CEO. She was previously Executive Director of the Goshen, NY chamber.

 

Frederick, MD - August 2014

Frederick County Chamber of Commerce

Elizabeth Cromwell is the new President/CEO.

 

Napa, CA - August 2014

Napa Chamber of Commerce

Travis Stanley is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Susanne Heun with the Napa, CA chamber for this update.

 

Daphne, AL - August 2014

Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce

Heiko Einfeld is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Bob Chappelle for this update.

 

Camarillo, CA - July 2014
Camarillo Chamber of Commerce
Gary Gushing is the new  President/CEO. Thanks to Gary for this update.

 

Del Rio, TX - July 2014

Del Rio Chamber of Commerce

Donna Langford is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Phil Neighbors at the San Angelo, TX chamber for this update.

 

Greer, SC-  July 2014

Greer Chamber of Commerce

Mark Owen has been promoted to President/CEO.  Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Athens, TX - July 2014
Athens Economic Development Corporation
Mike Coston is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Phyllis Snodgrass with the Austin, TX chamber for this update.

 

Irving, TX - July 2014

Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce

Beth Bowman has been promoted to President/CEO. She was previously Chief Development Officer. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Arkadelphia, AR - July 2014

Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance

Stephan Bell is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Monona, WI - July 2014

Monona Chamber of Commerce

Kristie Schilling is the new Executive Director Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Centennial, CO - July 2014
South Metro Denver Chamber
Robert Golden is the new President/CEO

 

Franklin, IN - July 2014
Franklin Chamber of Commerce
Janice Bullman is the new Executive Director.

 

Porterville, CA - July 2014
Porterville Chamber of Commerce
Deborah Sierra will become the new President/CEO on 8/1/14. She served as the Director of Membership and Special Events for the past three years.

 

Arlington, VA - July 2014

Arlington Chamber of Commerce

Kate Roche is the new President/CEO. She has been with the chamber for 6 ½ years, and most recently served as Vice President. Thanks to Kate for this update.

 

Branson, MO – June 2014

Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce

Julie Bolton is the new Executive Director.  Thanks to Julie for this  update.

 

Canton, OH - June 2014
Canton Area Chamber of Commerce
Amanda Atchley is the new Executive Director.

 

Affton, MO - June 2014
Affton Chamber of Commerce
Lisa Rackley is the new Executive Director.

 

Morganton, NC - June 2014
Burke County Chamber of Commerce
Jerry Davis is the new President/CEO. Jerry has served as Interim since January 2014.

 

Texarkana, TX - June 2014
Texarkana Chamber of Commerce
Bill Cork is the new President/CEO.

 

Wilkes Barre, PA - June 2014
Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce
Wico van Genderen is the new President/CEO.

 

Belle Fourche, SD - June 2014
Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce
Rita Pazour is the new Executive Director.
Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Tomah, WI - June 2014
Tomah Chamber of Commerce
Tina Thompson is the new Executive Director.
Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Manassas, VA - June 2014
Prince William Chamber of Commerce
Debbie Jones is the new President/CEO.
Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Neosho, MO - June 2014
Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce
Lauri Lyerla is the new Executive Director.

 

Lebanon, PA - June 2014

Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce

Greg Buckler, currently Vice President of Membership with the Maryland state chamber, begins as the new President/CEO on July 21. Thanks to Larry Bowman for this update.

 

Ithaca, NY - June 2014

Tomkins County Chamber of Commerce

Jennifer Tavares is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

New Paltz, NY - June 2014

New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce

Peter Ingellis has been named Executive Director. He previously served as Interim.

 

Mason, OH - June 2014

Northeast Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce

Sherry Taylor is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Rich Arnold at the Sharonville, OH chamber for this update.

 

Terre Haute, IN - June2014

Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce

David Haynes is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Louisville, KY - May 2014

Greater Louisville Inc. The Metro Chamber of Commerce

Kent Oyler is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Ali Crain at KCCE for this update.

 

Mansfield, OH - May 2014
Richland Area Chamber of Commerce

Jodie Perry is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Lawrence, KS - May 2014

Lawrence Chamber of Commerce

Larry McElwain is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Brookings, SD - May 2014

Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce & Convention Bureau

David Merhib is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Jamison Lamp at the Brookings chamber for this update.

 

Bristol, TN - May 2014
City of Bristol
Shari Brown is the new Director for Community and Economic Development. Thanks to Joy Madison of the Bristol chamber or this update.

 

Medina, OH - May 2014
Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce
Heather Taylor is the new Executive Director

 

Santa Maria, CA - May 2014

Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce
Glenn Morris is the new President and CEO. He was previously with the Visalia, CA chamber.

 

Sidney, MT - May 2014

Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture

Jessica Davies is the new  Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Keokuk, IA - May 2014

Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce

Shelley Oltmans is the new  Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Ashland, KY - May 2014

The Ashland Alliance

Tim Gibbs is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Steward Sandstrom for this update.

 

Fort Mitchell, KY - May 2014

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
Trey Grayson  is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Ali Crain at KCCE for this update.

 

Spartanburg, SC - May 2014
Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce

Allen Smith is the new President/CEO. He was previously President/CEO of the Greer, SC chamber.

 

Asheboro, NC - May 2014
Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce

Linda Brown is the new  President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Round Rock, TX - May 2014

Round Rock Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Partnership

Mike Odom is the new  President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Memphis, TN - May 2014

The Greater Memphis Chamber

Phil Trenary is the new  President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Port St. Joe, FL - May 2014
Gulf County Chamber of Commerce

Paula Pickett is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Barry Sellers for this update.

 

Hayward, WI - May 2014

Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce

Doug Smith is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Kernersville, NC - May 2014

Kernersville Chamber of Commerce

Chris Comer is the new  President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Manchester, NH - May 2014
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Michael Skelton is the new  President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Crystal Lake, IL - May 2014

Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce
Mary Margaret Maule is the new  President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Shamokin Dam, PA - May 2014

Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce

Bob Garrett is the new  President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Gallup, NM - May 2014

Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce

David Hinkel is the new  President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update

 

Golden, CO - May 2014

West Chamber Serving Jefferson County

Dan Rodriguez is the new  President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update

 

Darien, CT - May 2014
Darien Chamber of Commerce
Susan Cator is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Edmonds, WA - May 2014

Greater Edmonds Chamber of Commerce

Greg Urban is the new  President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Florence, SC - May 2014

Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce

Mike Miller is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Springfield, IL - May 2014

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Chris Hembrough is the new President/CEO.

 

Annapolis, MD - May 2014
Maryland Chamber of Commerce

Brien Poffenberger is the new President/CEO. he was previously with the Hagerstown, MD chamber. Thanks to Doug Marsh at Organizational Dynamics for this update.

 

Plymouth, MA - April 2014

Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce

Mark Carey is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Chapin, SC - April 2014

Chapin Chamber of Commerce

The new President/CEO is Risa Barnes. Thanks to John Quigley at the Elmhurst, IL chamber for this update.

 

St. Augustine, FL - April 2014

St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce
Isabelle Rodriguez is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Chattanooga, TN - April 2014

Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce

Bill Kilbride is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Spokane, WA - April 2014

Greater Spokane Incorporated
Steve Stevens begins as the new President/CEO on 7/1/14. He was with the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce in Ft. Mitchell. KY for the past 20 years. Thanks to Ali Crain at KCCE for this update.

 

Fruita, CO - April 2014

Fruita Chamber of Commerce

The new Director is Bobbie Orchard.

 

Amherst, MA - April 2014
Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce

Donald Courtemanche is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Noblesville, IN - April 2014
Noblesville Chamber of Commerce
Bob Dubois is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Massillon, OH - April 2014

Massillon Area Chamber of Commerce

Ted Herncane is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Harker Heights, TX - April 2014
Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce
Gina Pence is the new President/CEO

 

Blackshear, GA - April 2014
Pierce County Chamber of Commerce
Angela Manders is the new Executive Director

 

Perry, GA - April 2014

Perry Chamber of Commerce

Darlene McLendon is the nee President/CEO. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Deadwood, SD - April 2014

Deadwood Chamber of Commerce

Lee Harstad is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Englewood, FL - April 2014

Englewood - Cape Haze Area Chamber of Commerce

Ed Hill is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Bill Gunnin at the North Port, FL chamber for this update.

 

Port Huron, MI - April 2014
Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce

Thelma Castillo is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Pagosa Springs, CO - April 2014
Pagosa Springs Chamber of Commerce
Cindi Galabota is the new Executive Director.
 Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Lexington, NE - April 2014

Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce

Tina Reil-Lux is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Dan Mauk at the North Platte, NE chamber for this listing.

 

Dallas, TX - March 2014

Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce

Dale A. Petoskey begins as the new President/CEO on 4/1/14. Thanks to Bruce Bradford at the North Dallas Chamber for this update.

 

Colby, KS - March 2014

Colby/Thomas County Chamber of Commerce

Brette Hankin is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Tammy Wellbrock at the Hays, KS chamber for this update.

 

Louisburg, KS - February 2013

Louisburg Chamber of Commerce

Katie LaBrie  is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Jason Camis at the Paola, KS chamber for this update.

 

Charlevoix, MI - March 2014

Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce
Alison Boyer Hubbard is the new President/CEO.
Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Hazleton, PA - March 2014

Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce

Mary Malone is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Chicago, IL - March 2014

Illinois Chamber of Commerce
Todd Maisch will become the new President/CEO when Doug Whitely retires this summer. He is currently Executive VP. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update

 

Austin, TX - March 2014

Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Mark Madrid is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Bellingham, WA - March 2014

Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Guy Occhiogrosso is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Austin, TX - March 2014

Texas Association of Business.

Chris Wallace is the new President. Bill Hammond will remain as CEO.

 

Prattville, AL - March 2014

Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce

Patty VanderWal has been promoted from VP to President/CEO.

 

Gulf Breeze, FL - March 2014

Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce

Kristen Lorea is new President. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Sebring, FL - March 2014

Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce

Elizabeth Marabel Barber is new President. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Bisbee, AZ - March 2014

Bisbee Chamber of Commerce

Chrissy Alonso is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Columbia, SC - March 2014

Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce

Carl Blackstone is the new President. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Wilmington, DE - March 2014

Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.

Rich Heffron is the new President. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Lawrenceburg, IN - March 2014

Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce

Eric Kranz the new Executive Director. Thanks to Shelli Williams at ICEA for this update.

 

La Crosse, WI - March 2014

La Crosse Chamber of Commerce

Vicki Markussen is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Rhinelander, WI - March 2014

Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce

Dana DeMet is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Chicopee, MA - March 2014
Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce
Eileen Drumm is the new Executive Director. Thanks to David Kelly for this update.

 

Farmers Branch, TX - February 2014

Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce

Nanette White Foght is the new Executive Director. Thanks to RaDonna Hessel at the Grapevine, TX chamber and Sharon Mayer at the Allen, TX chamber for this update.

 

Canyon, TX - February 2014

Canyon Chamber of Commerce

Roger Remlinger is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Kristine Olsen at the Dalhart, TX  chamber for this update.

 

Washington, D.C. - February 2014

D.C. Chamber of Commerce
Harry Wingo begins as the new President/CEO on 3/1/14. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Yale Law School, and was previously counsel to Google. Thanks to Ginanne Italiano at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase, MD chamber for this update.

 

Morgan Hill, CA – February 2014

Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce

John Horner is the new President/CEO. Thanks to David Bouchard at the San Carlos, CA chamber for this update.

 

Snyder, TX - February 2014

Snyder Chamber of Commerce

Greg Soloman is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Mike George of the Odessa, TX chamber and Kristine Olsen at the Dalhart, TX chamber for this update.

 

Chickasha, OK - February 2014

Chickasha Chamber of Commerce

Mark Rathe is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the Athens, TX chamber. Thanks to Dan Cahalen at the Texas state chamber (TAB) for this update.

 

Keller, TX - February 2014

Greater Keller Chamber of Commerce

Rudy Martinez  is the new President/CEO. Thanks to RaDonna Hessel at the Grapevine, TX chamber for this update.

 

Fenwick Island, DE - February 2014

Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce

Kristie Maravalli is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

El Dorado, AR - February 2014

El Dorado Chamber of Commerce

Jeremy Stratton is the new President/CEO. He was previously the economic director for the city of Danville, VA.

 

Mansfield, TX - February 2014
Mansfield Chamber of Commerce
The new President is MK White-Ramsey. Thanks to RaDonna Hessel for this update.

 

Crete, NE - February 2014

Crete Chamber of Commerce
The new Executive Director is
Kimber Shumate. Thanks to Max Kathol for this update.

 

Bristol, CT - February 2014
Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce
The new President/CEO is James R. Albert. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Colby, KS - February 2014
Colby Thomas County Chamber of Commerce
The new Executive Director is Brette Hankin. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Winter Haven, FL - February 2014
Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce
The new Executive Director is Katie Worthington. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Loxahatchee, FL - February 2014
Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce
The new President/CEO is Wayne Burns. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Beloit, WI - February 2014
Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce
The new Executive Director is Tim Dutter. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Peoria, IL - January 2014

Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce

Jeff Griffin is the new President. He was previously with the Wooster, OH chamber. I am pleased to have worked with Jeff for the last few months as he made his decision to reenter the chamber industry.

 

Siesta Key, FL -  January 2014

Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce

Debra Lynn-Schmitz is the new President/CEO. She as formerly with the Medina, OH chamber. We're pleased to report that Deb found her new position on this website.

 

Milton, PA - January 2014

Central PA Chamber of Commerce

Bruce Smith is the new President/CEO. He previously served as Interim and was hired permanently in January 2014. Thanks to Fred Gaffney at the Columbia Montour Chamber in Bloomsburg, PA for this update.

 

New Caney, TX - January 2014

Community Chamber of East Montgomery County

Rick Hatcher is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Charlie Dromgoole at the Lake Houston Chamber in Humble, TX chamber for this update.

 

Big Bear, CA - January 2014

Big Bear Chamber of Commerce

Pam Scannell is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Pam for this update.

 

Smithfield, VA - January 2014

Isle of Wight - Smithfield - Windsor Chamber of Commerce
Andy Cripps is the new President/CEO. he was previously with the
Sumterville, FL chamber. Thanks to Ray San Fratello at the Clermont, FL chamber for this update.

 

Sumterville, FL - January 2014

Sumter County Chamber of Commerce

Samantha Merritt is the new Executive Director. She was previously Membership Director. Thanks to Ray San Fratello at the Clermont, FL chamber for this update.

 

Leesburg, FL - January 2014

Leesburg Area Chamber of Commerce
Sandi Moore is the new Exec Director. She was previously with the Leesburg Partnership.
Thanks to Ray San Fratello at the Clermont, FL chamber for this update.

 

Naperville, IL - January 2014

Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce

Nicki Anderson is the new President & CEO. Thanks to Steve Erickson for this update.

 

Siesta Key, FL -  January 2014

Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce

Debra Lynn-Schmitz is the new President/CEO. She as formerly with the Medina, OH chamber. We're pleased to report that Deb found her new position on this website.

 

Amory, MS - January 2014

Monroe County Chamber of Commerce

Skip Scaggs begins as the new executive director on 2/1/14. Thanks to Larkin Simpson at the Laurel, MS chamber for this update.

 

Norfolk, NE - January 2014
Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce
Mark Zimmerer is the new President. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Hopkinsville, KY - January 2014
Christian County Chamber of Commerce
Marian Mason is the new President. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Batavia, IL - January 2014
Batavia Chamber of Commerce
Holly Deitchman is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Devils Lake, ND - January 2014
Devils Lake Chamber of Commerce
Paula Vistad is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Cleveland, GA - Added January 2014

White County Chamber of Commerce

Cindy Bailey begins as the new  President/CEO on 1/22/14. She has over 20 years of chamber experience, most recently with the Dahlonega, GA chamber. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Lacey, WA - Added January 2014

Lacey Chamber of Commerce

Stephanie Hemphill is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Edmonds, WA - January 2014

Greater Edmonds Chamber of Commerce

Kyle Vixie is the new  President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Red Oak, IA - January 2014

Red Oak Chamber and Industry Association

Paul Griffen is the new  Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Marshalltown, IA - January 2014

Marshalltown Regional Partnership

David Barajas of Ottumwa, IA, is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

St. Germain, WI -  January 2014

St. Germain Chamber of Commerce

Penny Wiesmann is the new  Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Chillicothe, OH - January 2014

Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce

Randy Davies is the new President/CEO. He succeeds Marvin Jones, who retired in December 2013 after 11½ years with the chamber. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Baxley, GA - January 2014
Baxley/Appling County Chamber of Commerce
Keri Crosby is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Manistee, MI - January 2014

Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce

Stacie Bytwork is the new  Executive Director. Thanks to John Dussman at Village Profile for this update.

 

Hodgkins, IL - January 2014

West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Ken Gundke is the new Executive Director.  Thanks to Thanks to John Dussman at Village Profile for this update.

 

Barnesville, GA - January 2014

Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce

Marshall Hooks begins as President/CEO on 1/15/14. He was previously President/CEO of the chamber in Blakely, GA. Thanks to Marshall for this update.

 

Winchester, VA - January 2014

Top of Virginia Regional Chamber

Mike Malone is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Mike for this update.

 

Brookhaven, MS -  January 2014

Brookhaven / Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce

Garrick Combs is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Larkin Simpson at the Laurel, MS chamber for this update.

 

2013

 

Cincinnati, OH - December 2013

Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

Brian Carley begins as President/CEO on 3/14/14.  He is currently a Partner with Deloitte in Cleveland but earlier worked for Deloitte in Cincinnati and was the Chamber’s Treasurer while on the Board from 1999 to 2005. Thanks to Eric Peterson at Waverly Partners for this update.

 

Ruston, LA - December 2013

Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce

Judy Copeland has been promoted to President/CEO. Thanks to Scott Terry at the Silver City, New Mexico chamber for this update.

 

New Britain, CT - December 2013

New Britain Chamber of Commerce
Former New Britain Mayor Timothy Stewart
is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Kent Campbell for this update.

 

Milford, MA - December 2013

Milford Area Chamber of Commerce
Siobhan Bohnson is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Kent Campbell for this update.

 

McMinnville, OR - December 2013

McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce
Nathan Nottingham is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Sheryl Kelsh  at the Chehalem Valley Chamber in Newberg, OR for this update.

 

Malvern, PA - December 2013

Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry
Guy Ciarrocchi begins as President/CEO on 1/27/14.
Thanks to Alex Charlton at the Delaware County Chamber in Springfield, Pennsylvania for this update.

 

Grove City, OH - December 2013

Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce

Shawn Conrad is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Libby Gierach at the Hilliard, OH chamber for this update.

 

Granville, OH - December 2013

Granville Area Chamber of Commerce
Trish Newcomb is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Libby Gierach at the Hilliard, OH chamber for this update.

 

Sacramento, CA - December 2013

California Chamber of Commerce/WACE

Paul Junge is the new VP of Local Chamber Relations. He was previously with the Oakland, CA chamber, and was a local news anchor and Deputy District Attorney in Ventura County, CA. Thanks to Diane Schwenke at the Grand Junction, CO chamber for this update.

 

Gloucester, MA - December 2013
Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce
Ken Riehl is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Doug Marsh with Organization Dynamics for this update.

 

Kannapolis, NC - December 2013

Carrabus Regional Chamber of Commerce

Patrick Coughlin is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the Moore County chamber in Southern Pines, NC . Thanks to Carlotta Ungaro at the Morrisville, NC chamber for this update.

 

Tulare, CA - December 2013

Tulare Chamber of Commerce

Kathleen Johnson  is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Donnette Silva Carter at the Porterville, California chamber for this upodate.

 

Fort Pierce, FL - December 2013

St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce

Terissa Aronson is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Penny Chandler at the Indian River County Chamber in Vero Beach, FL for this update.

 

Brattleboro, VT - December 2013

Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce

Kate O'Connor is the new Executive Director.

 

Brainerd , MN - December 2013

Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce

Matt Kilian is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Management in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Osseo, MN - December 2013

North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce
Stephen Erickson is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Management in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Elyria, OH - December 2013

Lorain County Chamber of Commerce
Tony Gallo has been promoted to President/CEO on 1/1/14. He succeeds Frank DeTillio, who is retiring.

 

Kissimmee, FL - December 2013

Kissimmee/Osceola Chamber of Commerce

John Newstreet is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Paul Seago at the Apopka, FL chamber for this update.

 

Steubenville, OH December 2013

Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce

Rich DeLuca begins as the new President/CEO on 1/1/14.

 

Madison, NC - December 2013

Western Rockingham Chamber of Commerce

Dylan Galloway  is the new Executive Director.  Thanks to Jean Ann Wood at the Eden, NC chamber for this update.

 

Atlanta, GA - November 2013

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Hala Moddelmog begins as the new president/CEO on 1/6/14. She is the former president of Arby’s. She succeeds Sam Williams
, who is retiring at the end of 2013 after 17 years with the chamber.

 

Thomasville, GA - November 2013

Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber

Lauren Basford is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Wauconda, IL -  November 2013

Wauconda Area Chamber of Commerce

Laura Ferris is the new Executive Director.  Thanks to Thanks to John Dussman at Village Profile for this update.

 

Orrville, OH - November 2013

Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce
Lori Reinbolt is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Lisa for this update.

 

New Albany, OH - November 2013

New Albany Chamber of Commerce
Courtney Orr is the new Executive Director. She previously lived in Tennessee and found her new position on this website.

 

Englewood, FL - November 2013

Englewood - Cape Haze Area Chamber of Commerce

Deborah Beck is the new Executive Director.

 

Greenville, TX - November 2013

Greenville Chamber of Commerce

Brendon Payne is the new President/CEO. He was previously Executive Director of the Northwest Tarrant Chamber of Commerce in Lake Worth, TX and found his new position on this website.

 

Templeton, CA - November 2013

Templeton Chamber of Commerce

Sarah Taylor Maggelat is the new Executive Director. She succeeds  Bardette Robison.

 

Wausau, WI - November 2013

Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce

Aaron Kapellusch is the new President/CEO.

 

Parker, CO - November 2013

Parker Chamber of Commerce

Dennis Houston is the new President/CEO. He was previously President/CEO of the Norfolk, NE chamber, which was named Chamber of the Year in its category by ACCE. Thanks to Penny Maynard of Dana Beach, California and Dennis Houston for this update.

 

Lake Geneva, WI - November 2013

Geneva Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce

Darien Schaefer is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the Wausau/Central Wisconsin CVB for 13 years. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Norfolk, VA - October 2013

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce

Bryan Stephens is the new President/CEO. He succeeds Jack Hornbeck, who retired after  26 years with the chamber.

 

Highlands Ranch, CO - October 2013

Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce

Andrea LaRew begins as the new President/CEO on 10/15/13.

 

Buckhannon, WV - October 2013

Buckhannon-Upshur Chamber of Commerce

Tammy Reger is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

La Grande, OR - October 2013

Union County Chamber of Commerce

Kristen Dollarhide is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Olympia, WA - October 2013

Association of Washington Business

Kris Johnson is the new President/CEO. He was previously VP of Operations at AWB for 3 years, and was President/CEO of the Saint Paul, MN chamber prior to that. Thanks to Cat Hyland of Austin, TX and Eric Peterson at Waverly Partners for this update.

 

Mineral Wells, TX - October 2013

Mineral Wells Area Chamber & CVB

Ryan Roach is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Buda, TX - October 2013

Buda Area Chamber of Commerce

J.R. Gonzales is the new Managing Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Hillsboro, TX - October 2013

Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce

Greg Solomon is the new President. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Huntington, WV - October 2013

Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Cathy Burns is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Casper, WY - October 2013

Casper Area Chamber of Commerce

Gilda Lara is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland  for this update.

 

Pauls Valley, OK - October 2013

Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce

Sherri Wing is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Mark Rathe of the Athens, TX chamber for this update.

 

Georgetown, TX - October 2013

Georgetown Chamber of Commerce

Executive Vice President Karen Sheldon will become president on 1/1/14. She will succeed Mel Pendland, who is retiring on 12/31/13.

 

West Branch, MI - October 2013

West Branch Area Chamber of Commerce

Heather Johnson is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Thanks to John Dussman at Village Profile for this update.

 

Shelbyville, TN - October 2013

Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber

Allen Pitner is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Suzie Lusk at the TCCE for this update.

 

Palestine, TX - October 2013

Palestine Chamber of Commerce

Marc Mitchell is the new Executive Director.  Thanks to Marc for this update.

 

Granby, CO - October 2013

Granby Chamber of Commerce

Cathie Hook is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Stephanie Warren for the update.

 

Marblehead, MA - October 2013

Marblehead Chamber of Commerce

Deb Pesanti Payson is the new Executive Director.  Thanks to Deanne Healey at the Peabody, MA chamber for this update.

 

Malden, MA - October 2013

Malden Chamber of Commerce

Jenna Coccimiglio is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Deanne Healey at the  Peabody, MA chamber for this update.

 

Derby, KS - October 2013

Derby Chamber of Commerce

Mark Staats is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Blake Benson at the Pittsburgh, KS chamber for this listing and to Stephanie Warren for the update.

 

Idaho Falls, ID - October 2013

Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce
Michelle Holt is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Michelle for this update.

 

Brownsville, TX - October 2013

Brownsville Chamber of Commerce

Maria Hall Joiner is the new President/CEO. She was previously their Interim. Thanks to Pam Priour of the Harlingen, TX chamber for this update.

 

Sedalia, MO - October 2013

Sedalia Area Chamber of Commerce & CVB

Angie Thompson is the new Executive Director.

 

Pensacola, FL - October 2013

Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce

Interim President and former Pensacola mayor Jerry Maygarden is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Bob Chappelle at the Mobile, AL chamber for this update.

 

Houma, LA - October 2013

Houma -Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce

Suzanne Carlos, who had served as Interim, has been appointed President/CEO.

 

Boaz, AL - October 2013

Boaz Area Chamber of Commerce

Peggy Haney is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jeremy Arthur at CCAA for this update.

 

Titusville, PA - October 2013

Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce

Emily Altomare is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at PACP for this update.

 

Branson, MO - October 2013

Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & CVB
Sharon Rosche is the new Executive Director. She was previously with the Union County Chamber in Monroe, NC.

 

Arab, AL - October 2013

Arab Chamber of Commerce

Lauren Whitlock is the new Executive Director. She was previously with the Marshall County Economic Development Council in Guntersville, AL. Thanks to Jeremy Arthur at CCAA for this update.

 

Hesston, KS - October 2013

Hesston Area Chamber of Commerce

Becky Galloway is the new Executive Director. She was previously with the

Newton, KS chamber. Thanks to Carlota Ponds for this update.

 

Midland, MI – September 2013

Midland Area Chamber of Commerce
Bob Stafford is the new President/CEO. he was previously Community President for Chemical Bank. Thanks to Kristy LeVasseur at the Midland Area Chamber for this update. 

 

Wichita Falls, TX – September 2013

Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Henry Florsheim is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the El Dorado, AR chamber. Eric Peterson and Debbie Galbraith of Waverly Partners conducted this search.

 

Honolulu, HI – September 2013

Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii

Sherry Menor-McNamara is the new President/CEO. She succeeds Jim Tollefson, who retired with a big Aloha on 8/31/13.

 

Punxsutawney, PA - September 2013

Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce

Michele Neal is the new Executive Director. She succeeds Marlene Lellock, who stepped down after 14 years to become Executive Director of the  Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott for this update.

 

Beachwood, OH - September 2013

Beachwood Chamber of Commerce

Cindy Baker is the new Executive Director.

 

Columbia, TN - September 2013

Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance

Wil Evans is the new President/CEO. He was previously the Director of Economic Development.

 

West Yarmouth, MA - September 2013

Yarmouth Area Chamber of Commerce
Coren Egan is the new Executive Director.

 

Batavia, NY - September 2013

Genesee County Chamber of Commerce

Tom Turnbull is the new President/CEO. He was previously publisher of the Daily News. Thanks to Ray San Fratello at the South Lake County Chamber in Clermont, FL for this update.

 

Daytona Beach, FL - September 2013

Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce

Nancy Keefer begins as the new President/CEO on 10/14/13. She has served as President/CEO of the Chester County Chamber in Malvern, PA for the past five years, and was President/CEO of the Bonita Springs, FL chamber for 11 years prior to that. She was chosen out of over 100 applicants from 20 states. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Meadville, PA - September 2013

Meadville-Western Crawford Chamber of Commerce

Christa Battin is the new Executive Director. She was previously Executive Director of the Titusville, PA chamber. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Baton Rouge, LA - September 2013

Louisiana Association of Business and Industry

Stephen Waguespack is the new President/CEO. He was previously special counsel with the law firm of Jones Walker, and was Chief of Staff for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal prior to that. Thanks to Rob Clapper at the Prince William Chamber in Manassas, VA for this update.

 

Greenville, NC - September 2013

Greenville Pitt County Chamber of Commerce

Scott Senatore has been promoted to President/CEO. He was previously VP. Thanks to Rob Clapper at the Prince William Chamber in Manassas, VA for this update.

 

Chanhassen, MN - September 2013

SouthWest Metro Chamber of Commerce

Lori Anderson is the new President/CEO.  Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Management in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Indianapolis, IN - September 2013

Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce

Former Indianapolis Deputy  Mayor Mike Huber is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Doug Marsh at Organizational Dynamics for this update.

 

Monroe, NC - September 2013

Union County Chamber of Commerce

The new President/CEO is Pat Kahle, formerly with Park Sterling Bank. Thanks to Theresa Byers at the Union County Chamber for this update.

 

Charleston, SC - September 2013

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce

Paul Miloni is the new VP of Membership Development. He was previously with Director of Membership at the Lincoln, NE chamber. Thanks to Eric Peterson at Waverly Partners and for this update.

 

Temple, TX - August 2013

Temple Chamber of Commerce

Rod Henry is the new President/CEO. He was most recently with the Terre Haute, IN chamber. Thanks to Eric Peterson at Waverly Partners and to Rod Henry for this update.

 

Indiana, PA - August 2013

Indiana County Chamber of Commerce

Jim Struzzi is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Dana Henry for this update.

 

Scranton, PA -  August 2013

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce

Bob Durkin is the new President/CEO. He worked at the Scranton Chamber in the past, but was most recently serving as president of the NE Regional Cancer Center. Thanks to Donna Sedor of the Wilkes-Barre, PA chamber, and Doug Marsh at Organizational Dynamics for this update.

 

Barrington, IL - August 2013

Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce

Suzanne Corr is the new President/CEO. She was previously with the Cary Grove, IL chamber. She succeeds Janet Meyer, who retired after 13 years with the chamber. Thanks to John Dussman at Village Profile for this update.

 

Dearborn, MI - August 2013

Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce

Jackie Lovejoy is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Bob Thomas at the Michigan state chamber for this update.

 

Cocoa Beach, FL - August 2013

Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce

Linda Webster is the new President/CEO.

 

Chesterfield, VA - January 2013

Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce  

Danna Geisler is the new President/CEO.

 

Albemarle, NC - August 2013

Stanly County Chamber of Commerce

Kathy L. Almond will be the President/CEO. She succeeds Tom Ramseur, who is retiring 9/30/13. Thanks to Tom for this update.

 

Flower Mound, TX - August 2013

Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce

Lori Walker is the new President/CEO.

 

Wesley Chapel, FL - August 2013

Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce

Hope Allen is the new Executive Director. She was previously VP of Membership. Thanks to Hope for this update.

 

Murray, KY - August 2013

Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce

Aaron Dail is the new President/CEO. He was previously Director of United Way in Murray. Thanks to Lance Allison at the Panama City Beach, FL chamber for this update.

 

Sanford, FL - August 2013

The Greater Sanford Regional Chamber of Commerce

Frank Hale is the  Executive Director. He was previously with the Seminole Regional chamber. Thanks to Ray San Fratello at the South Lake County Chamber in Clermont, FL for this update.

 

Bel Air, MD - August 2013

Harford County Chamber of Commerce

Pam Khlar is the new President/CEO. She was previously with the Columbia, MD chamber. Thanks to Bonnie Grady at the Elkton, MD chamber for this update.

 

Glendale, AZ - August 2013

Glendale Chamber of Commerce

Robert W. Heidt, Jr. is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the Cape Ann Chamber in Gloucester, MA. He succeeds Don Rinehart, who will retire 10/15/13 after 34 years in Chamber work. Thanks to Don for this update.

 

Dunwoody, GA - August 2013

Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce
Beth Summers
is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Coopersville, MI - August 2013

Coopersville Chamber of Commerce

Rose Zainea-Wieten is the new Executive Director. Thanks to John Dussman at Village Profile for this update.

 

Orange, CA - August 2013

Orange Chamber of Commerce

Charla Lenarth is the new Executive Director.

 

Auburn, IN - August 2013

DeKalb Chamber Partnership

Shannon Carpenter is the new Executive Director. Thanks to John Dussman at Village Profile for this update.

 

Seward, NE - August 2013

Seward Area Chamber of Commerce

Charlie Liesek is the new Executive Director. He succeeds Pat Coldiron, who retired. Thanks to Dan Mauk of the North Platte, NE chamber for this update.

 

Calhoun, GA - August 2013

Gordon County Chamber of Commerce

Kathy Johnson is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Brookings, OR -  August 2013

Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce

Arlis Steele is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Wilda Parks for this update.

 

Gonzales, TX - August 2013

Gonzales Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture

Daisy Scheske is the new Executive Director. Thanks to our secret source in Texas for this update.

 

Kyle, TX - August 2013

Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

Julie Snyder is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Caitlyn Pesl of the Kyle Area Chamber for this update.

 

Garden Grove, CA - August 2013

Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce

David B. Ahern is the new President/CEO. He succeeds Jeremy Harris, who left to take a position with the Long Beach, CA chamber.

 

Silver City, NM - July 2013

Silver City/Grant County Chamber of Commerce

Scott Terry is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the Ruston, LA chamber. Thanks to Scott for this update.

 

Knightdale, NC - July 2013

Knightdale Chamber of Commerce

Mary Yount is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Marla Akridge at the Wake Forrest, NC chamber for this update.

 

Muscatine, IA - July 2013

Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce & Industry

 

Oak Harbor, WA - July 2013

Greater Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce

Kathy Reed is the new Executive Director. She takes over from Jill Johnson, who stepped down after six years with the Chamber.

 

Pittsburgh, PA - July 2013

Greater Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce

DeWitt Peart is the new president. He succeeds Barbara McNees, who is retiring in August after 16 years with the chamber. Mr. Peart is currently president of the  Pittsburgh Regional Alliance and will now be president of both organizations.

 

Morgantown, WV - July 2013

Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce

Daniel Kimble is the new president. Thanks to  Deborah Adrian at the Morgantown Area Chamber for this update.

 

Lafayette, LA - July 2013

Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce

Jason El Koubi, is the new President/CEO. He was previously Assistant Secretary with Louisiana Economic Development. Thanks to Dawn Sharpe-Brackett at the East St. Tammany Chamber in Slidell, LA for this update.

 

Naples, FL - July 2013

Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce

John Cox starts as the new president on 8/19/13. He was previously with the Cabarrus Regional Chamber in Kannapolis, NC, and succeeds Mike Reagen, who is retiring after 11 years with the Naples chamber.

 

Beatrice, NE - July 2013

Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

The new President is Lora Young. Thanks to Lori Warner at the South Sioux City, NE chamber for this update.

 

Enterprise, AL - July 2013

Enterprise Chamber of Commerce

The new President is Lisa Fenner.

 

Prattville, AL - July 2013

Economic Development Association of Alabama

The new Executive Director is Jim Searcy. Thanks to Jeremy Arthur at CCAA for this update.

 

Buffalo, NY - July 2013

Buffalo Niagara Partnership

Dottie Gallagher-Cohen  is the new President/CEO. She succeeds Andrew Rudnick, who retired in June after 20 years with the organization.

 

Brawley, CA - July 2013
Brawley Chamber of Commerce
Jason Zara is the new 
Executive Director. Thanks to Jason for this update.

 

Sturgis, SD - June 2013

Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

The new Executive Director is Heidi Kruse. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Management in St. Paul, MN and Melissa Barth at the Spearfish, SD chamber for this update.

 

Heathrow, FL - June 2013

Seminole County Regional Chamber of Commerce

Jason Brodeur is the new president and Debbie Cotton is the new COO. Thanks to Ray San Fratello at the South Lake County Chamber in Clermont, FL for this update.

 

Del Ray Beach, FL - June 2013

Greater Delray Beach Chamber

The new President/CEO is Karen Granger, who previously served as Interim. Thanks to Karen for this update.

 

Watkinsville, GA - June 2013

Oconee County Chamber

The new President is Kay Keller. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Jefferson, GA - June 2013

Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce

The new President is Josh Fenn. He was previously with the Dodge County Chamber in Eastman, GA. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Owatonna, MN - June 2013

Owatonna Area Chamber & Tourism

The new Executive Director is Jennifer Libby. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Management in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Smithville, TX - June 2013

Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce
Tina Smith is the new president.

 

Chicago, IL - June 2013

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Jerry Roper will retire in August. The new President/CEO will be Theresa Mintle, former Chief of Staff to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

 

Estherville, IA - June 2013

Estherville Area Chamber of Commerce

The new Executive Director is Lexi Hash. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Management in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Mt. Pleasant, MI - June 2013

Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce

Bret Hyble is the new President/CEO.

 

Portland, ME - June 2013

Portland Regional Chamber

Christopher Hall has been promoted from VP of Governmental Affairs to President/CEO. He succeeds Godfrey Wood, who retired after 15 years with the chamber. Thanks to Doug Marsh at Organizational Dynamics for this update.

 

Henderson, TX - June 2013

Henderson Area Chamber of Commerce

Bonnie Geddie is the new Executive Director. She succeeds Judy Sewell, who is retiring.

 

Middletown, OH - June 2013

The Chamber of Commerce serving Middletown, Monroe and Trenton

Rick Pearce is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Susanne Tulloss of the Hamilton, OH chamber for this update.

 

Eaton, OH - June 2013

Preble County Chamber of Commerce
Matt Owen is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Susanne Tulloss of the Hamilton, OH chamber for this update.

 

Maricopa, AZ - June 2013
Maricopa Chamber of Commerce

David Moss is the new president. He was previously with the Surprise, AZ chamber. Thanks to Deanna Kupcik at the Buckeye, AZ chamber for this update.

 

Fairfield, CA - May 2013

Fairfield-Suisun Chamber of Commerce

Debi Tavey is the new President/CEO.

 

Germantown, TN - May 2013

Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce

Janie Day, who served as Interim since Pat Scroggs retired on 1/31/13, is now officially the new Executive Director. Thanks to Janie for this update.

 

McDonough, GA - May 2013

Henry County Chamber of Commerce

David Gill is the new President. He was in banking for 30 years. Thanks to our secret source in Florida for this update.

 

Troy, MI - May 2013

Troy Chamber of Commerce
Ara Topouzian begins as the new President/CEO
on June 3. he succeeds Michele Hodges, who stepped down after 11 years with the chamber to become president of the Belle Isle Conservancy in Detroit. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Manchester, CT - May 2013

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

April DiFalco is the new president. She was previously Director of Membership Services, and succeeds longtime president Sue O'Connor, who is retiring.

 

Novi, MI - May 2013

Novi Chamber of Commerce
Sheryl Romzek is the new Executive Director. She has been employed by the chamber since 2008 and served as Interim after Linda Daly stepped down in August 2012.
Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Ralston, NE - May 2013

Ralston Area Chamber of Commerce

Tara Lea is the new President. She succeeded Marlene Hansen, who retried after more than 10 years in that position. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Excelsior, MN - May 2013

South Lake Excelsior Chamber of Commerce

Laura Hotvet is the new Executive Director. She succeeded Linda Murrell, who retired after 14 years with the chamber. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Worcester, MA - May 2013

Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce

Massachusetts Lt. Governor Tim Murray will resign to become President/CEO of the chamber.

 

Paris, TN - May 2013

Paris - Henry County Alliance

David Hamilton will be the new CEO. He has been with the Dickson, TN chamber for the past 13 years.

 

Tukwila, WA - May 2013

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce

Carol Kolson is the new President/CEO. Thanks to our secret source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Laramie, WY - May 2013

Laramie Area Chamber of Commerce

Dan Furphy, president of First Capital West Bankshares, will be the new president of the Laramie chamber and Laramie Economic Development Corp. Thanks to our Secret Source in the Midwest for this update.

 

Goldsboro, NC - May 2013

Wayne County Chamber of Commerce

Kate Daniels is the new President/CEO.

 

Barnesville, GA - May 2013

Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce

Emily Rowland is the new President/CEO. She succeeds Emily Johns, who stepped down in November 2012. Thanks to Darlene McLendon of the Forsyth, GA chamber for this update.

 

Jacksonville, FL - May 2013

Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
Daniel Davis is the new President/CEO. He is a member of the Florida House of Representatives and Executive Director of the Northeast Florida Builders Association. Thanks to Dawn Adams, VP of the Jacksonville chamber, for this update.

 

Paducah, KY - May 2013

Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce

Sandra Wilson begins as the new President/CEO on 6/3/13.

 

Lincolnton, GA - May 2013

Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber

Meagan Whitehead is the new Chamber Administrator. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Crossville, TN - May 2013

Greater Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce

Brad Allamong is the President/CEO. He was previously employed by Iowa State University. Thanks to brad for this update.

 

Abilene, TX - May 2013

Abilene Chamber of Commerce

Jason Smith is the new President/CEO. He was previously VP of Economic Development at the Lincoln, Nebraska chamber. Thanks to Charlie Dromgoole of the Lake Houston Area Chamber in Humble, TX for this update.

 

Bloomington, IN - May 2013

The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce

Jeb Conrad is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Jeb for this update.

 

Salisbury, MD - May 2013

Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce

Ernie Colburn is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Al Silverstein of the Talbot County Chamber in Easton, MD for this update.

 

Ottumwa, IA - April 2013

Ottumwa Area Chamber of Commerce

Tim Kurtz begins as Executive Director 5/2/13.

 

Eagan, MN - April 2013

Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce

Vicki Stute is the new President.

 

Wilson, NC - April 2013

Wilson Chamber of Commerce

Ryan Simons is the new President/CEO. He succeeds Bruce Beasley, who retired on 12/31/12 after 28 years with the chamber.  Thanks to Brad Allamong for this update.

 

Chino Valley, AZ - April 2013

Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce

Tracie Schimikowsky began as the new Executive Director on 4/22/13. Thanks to Mary Orta at the Surprise,  AZ chamber for this update.

 

Perry, NY - April 2013

Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce

Scott A. Gardner began as the new President/CEO on 4/1/13. Thanks to Cory Skeates of the Oviedo-Winter Springs, FL chamber for this update.

 

Leander, TX - April 2013

Leander Chamber of Commerce

Bridget Brandt is the new president. Thanks to Bridget for this update.

 

Plainfield, IL - April 2013

Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Tasha Manard is the new Executive Director. Thanks to John Dussman at Village Profile for this update.

 

Bolingbrook, IL - April 2013

Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce

Mike Carpanzano is the new President/CEO. He succeeds Mike  Evans, who went to the Naperville, IL chamber. Thanks to Caroline Portlock for this update.

 

Santa Barbara, CA - April 2013

Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce

Ken Oplinger will begin as the new President/CEO on 6/3/13. He currently serves as the President/CEO of the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber in Bellingham, WA. Thanks to Penny Maynard in Dana Point, CA and Nancy Vanyek at the Van Nuys, CA chamber for this update.

 

Russell, KS - April 2013

Russell Area Chamber of Commerce

Jenny Conn is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Tammy Wellbrock at the Hays, KS chamber for this update.

 

Eustis, FL - April 2013

Lake Eustis Chamber of Commerce

Christie Bobbitt will be the new Executive Director as of 6/1/13.  She was the former Director of Events. Thanks to Ray San Fratello at the South Lake County Chamber in Clermont, FL for this update.

 

Mobile, AL - April 2013

Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

Bill Sisson, former Economic Developer for the Mobile chamber and current President of the Mobile Airport Authority, is the new President/CEO. He succeeds Winn Hallett. Thanks to Jeremy Arthur at CCAA and Bob Chappelle at the Mobile Area Chamber for this update.

 

St. Peter, MN - April 2013

St. Peter Chamber of Commerce

Ed Lee is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update

 

Solon, OH - April 2013

Solon Chamber of Commerce
Jennifer Natale is the new President/CEO. She was previously Executive Director of the Aurora, OH chamber, and succeeds Nancy Traum, who retired in March.

 

Lewisville, TX - April 2013

Lewisville Chamber of Commerce
Ray Hernandez is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the Kyle, TX chamber, and succeeds Matt McCormick, who went to
the Columbia, MO chamber. Thanks to Brian Bondy at the San Marcos, TX chamber and RaDonna Hessel at the Grapevine, TX chamber for this update.

 

Hot Springs, AR - April 2013

Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce & Hot Springs Metro Partnership

Jim Fram is the new President/CEO. He was previously Vice President for Economic Development at the Tulsa Metro Chamber in Oklahoma. Thanks to Susie Marks at the Arkansas state chamber for this update.

 

Mesa, AZ  - March 2013

Mesa Chamber of Commerce

Sally Harrison is the new President/CEO. She succeeds Peter Sterling, who stepped down 1/1/13.

 

Malibu, CA - March 2013

Malibu Chamber of Commerce

Mark Persson is the new Executive Director. He began at the Malibu Chamber as Director of Member Services in 2011 and served as Interim Executive Director from February 2012 to March 2013. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Okeechobee, FL - March 2013

Okeechobee County Chamber of Commerce

Terry Burroughs is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Newport Beach, CA - March 2013

Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce

Former Mayor Steve Rosanky is the new President/CEO. He succeeds Richard Luehrs, who retired in January. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Mystic, CT - March 2013

Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce

Tricia Walsh is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Salinas, CA - March 2013

Salina Valley Chamber of Commerce

Paul Farmer is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Port Hueneme, CA - March 2013

Port Hueneme Chamber of Commerce

Tracy Sisson Phillipi is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Cerritos, CA March 2013

Cerritos Regional Chamber of Commerce

Scott Smith is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

American Canyon, CA -  March 2013

American Canyon Chamber of Commerce

James Cooper is the new President/CEO.  Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada - March 2013

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce

Charla Robinson begins as the new President on 4/29/13.

 

Blackwell, OK - March 2013

Blackwell Chamber of Commerce

John Robertson is the new Executive Director. He was formerly the economic development director in  Okmulgee, OK. Thanks to Thanks to Sara Sciara at OCCE and Jim Fram in Tulsa for this update

 

Lancaster, TX - March 2013

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce

Stacy Marshall is the new President. Thanks to RaDonna Hessel at the Grapevine, TX chamber for this update.

 

Canyon, TX - March 2013

Canyon Chamber of Commerce

Annette Olson is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Gary Molberg at the Amarillo, TX chamber for this update.

 

Ardmore, OK - March 2013

Ardmore Chamber of Commerce

Wes Stuckey retired 2/28/13. Mita Bates has been promoted from VP to President.

 

Fruita, CO - March 2013

Fruita Chamber of Commerce

Assistant Directorr Shauna Davies has been promoted to Director.

 

Mount Dora, FL - March 2013

Mount Dora Area Chamber  of Commerce

Rob English is the new Executive Director. He succeeds Cathy Hoechst, who is retiring after 9+ years at the chamber. Thanks to Ray San Fratello at the South Lake County Chamber in Clermont, FL for this update.

 

Prattville, AL - March 2013

Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce

Richard Ray begins as the new president 4/1/13. Thanks to Jeremy Arthur at CCAA for this update.

 

Panama City Beach, FL -  March 2013

Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce

Lance Allison is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the Murray, KY chamber.

 

Jefferson, GA -  March 2013

Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce

Bryan Dearing is the new Interim President/CEO. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Madisonville, KY - March 2013

Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber
Lee Lingo is the new President/CEO. he succeeds Harriett Whitaker, who retired 2/28/13.

 

Monticello, GA - March 2013

Monticello-Jasper County Chamber

Cissy Benton is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott at GACCE for this update.

 

Columbus, IN - March 2013

Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce

Cindy Frey begins as the new President/CEO on 3/25/13. Thanks to Brad Allamong for this update.

 

Sachse, TX - March 2013

Sachse Chamber of Commerce

Mary Ann Olson is the new President/CEO. She was previously Executive Director of the Breckenridge, TX chamber. Thanks to Beth Henary Watson of the Mineral Wells, TX chamber for this update.

 

Salisbury, NC - March 2013

Rowan County Chamber of Commerce

Elaine Spalding, who was with the Paducah, KY chamber for the past 13 years, is the new President/CEO. She succeeds Bob Wright, who is retiring.

 

Duluth, GA - March 2013

Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Daniel Kaufman begins as the new President/CEO on 7/1/13. He is currently president of Georgia Gwinnett College, and succeeds Jim Maran, who retired at the end of 2012.

 

Garden City, KS - March 2013

Garden City Chamber of Commerce

Steve Dyer is the new President/CEO. He was president of the Highlands Ranch, CO chamber from 2007 to 2012. Thanks to Brad Allamong for this update.

 

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - March 2013

Edmonton Chamber of Commerce

James Cumming is the new President/CEO. He succeeds Martin Salloum, who retired after 19 years with the chamber.

 

Blackwell, OK - March 2013

Blackwell Chamber of Commerce

John Robertson is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Sara Sciara at OCCE for this update.

 

Exton, PA - March 2013

Region Chamber of Commerce

Sara Capinski is the new Executive Director. She succeeds Dan Anders.

Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott of PACP for this update.

 

Carbondale, IL - March 2013

Carbondale Chamber of Commerce

Sara Capinski is the new Executive Director. She succeeds Dan Anders.

 

Healdsburg, CA - March 2013

Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

Former Healdsburg mayor Carla Howell, who was interim Executive Director, has been hired permanently for that position. Thanks to Christi Skibbins for this update.

 

Osawatomie, KS - March 2013

Osawatomie Chamber of Commerce

Shelagh Wright, who left in 2012 to work for the school system, has returned to the chamber. Thanks to Jason Camis at the Paola, KS chamber for this update.

 

Moon Township, PA - March 2013

Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce

Sally Haas passed away unexpectedly on 12/27/12 after 14 years with the chamber.  Immediate Past Chair Bernadette Puzzuole will serve as Interim Executive Director for one year starting on 2/4/13.  Thanks to Brad Allamong and Tiffany Fulmer Ott of PACP for this update.

 

St. Marys, GA - March 2013

Camden County Chamber of Commerce

Leslie Hamrick is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott of GACCE and Brad Allamong for this update.

 

St. Joseph, MO - March 2013

St. Joseph Metro Chamber

Patt Lilly begins as the new President and CEO on 3/11/13. He  served in the same role from 1996 to 2006. Thanks to Brad Allamong for this update.

 

Prineville, OR - March 2013

Prineville-Crook County Chamber of Commerce

Holli Van Wert began as the new Executive Director in December 2012. Thanks to Holli for this update.

 

Webster City, IA - February 2013

Webster City Chamber of Commerce

Deb Brown is the new Executive Director. She succeeds  Carrie Fitzgerald, who moved to Cedar Falls, IA. Thanks to Carrie for this update.

 

Lake Mills, IA - February 2013

Lake Mills Chamber Development Corporation

Vickie Zobel is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Brad Allamong for this update.

 

Clifton, NJ - February 2013

North Jersey Regional Chamber of Commerce

Brian Tangora is the new President. He succeeds Gloria Martini. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Marshall, MO - February 2013

Marshall Chamber of Commerce

Jill Murray is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Wabasha, MN - February 2013

Wabasha-Kellogg Chamber of Commerce

Cheri Wright  is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Owosso, MI - February 2013

Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce

Jeff Deason is the new President. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Wayland, MI - February 2013

Wayland Chamber of Commerce

Denise Behm is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Mount Pleasant, MI - February 2013

Mount Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce

Lisa Hadden left 7/27/12 to work for Central Michigan University. Scott Gillespie was named Interim President. They have hired a new permanent president, but the name hasn't been announced. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Kennebunk, ME - February 2013

Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Arundel Chamber of Commerce

Suzanne McKechnie is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Louisburg, KS - February 2013

Louisburg Chamber of Commerce

Karen Chouinard is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Independence, IA - February 2013

Independence Area Chamber of Commerce

Michelle Reck is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Fairfield, IA - February 2013

Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce

The new Executive Director is Nancy Morrissey. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Lavonia, GA - February 2013

Lavonia Chamber of Commerce

Long time director Vivian Young resigned 2/24/12. They now have a part time ED in place and are a 100% volunteer organization. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Pensacola Beach, FL -  February 2013

Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce

Nicole Stacey is the new president. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Fenwick Island, DE - February 2013

Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce

David Martin is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Coppell, TX - February 2013

Coppell Chamber of Commerce

Kristi Valentine is the new president. She succeeds Tony Moline, who went to the Cedar Park, TX chamber. Thanks to RaDonna Hessel of the Grapevine, TX chamber for this update.

 

Kearney, NE - February 2013

Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce

Marion McDermott was hired 2/8/13 as the new Executive Director. She was previously office manager of Armagost Financial Group in Kearney, and executive director of the Ogallala, NE chamber for 9 years prior to that. Thanks to Dan Mauk of the North Platte, NE chamber and Lori Warner of the South Sioux City chamber for this update.

 

Hartwell, GA  - February 2013

Hart County Chamber of Commerce

Nikki Meyer is the new executive director. Thanks to Phyllis Brooks of the Elberton, GA chamber for this listing.

 

Gloversville, NY - February 2013

Fulton County Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Mark Kilmer, who was Interim, is now full time President. Thanks to Jodie Perry of the Greece, NY chamber for this update.

 

Geneseo, NY - February 2013

Livingston County Area Chamber of Commerce

Laura Lane is the new president. She was previously with the Wyoming County Chamber in Perry, NY. Thanks to Jodie Perry of the Greece, NY chamber for this update.

 

Saranac Lake, NY - February 2013

Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce

Katy Van Anden is the new Executive Director.

 

Benton Harbor, MI - February 2013

Cornerstone Alliance

Vicki Pratt Gerbino will become new President & CEO effective March 1, 2013. She most recently was President of Econ Dev Corp of Warren County, NY. Thanks to Eric Peterson at Waverly Partners for this update.

 

Montevideo, MN - February 2013

Montevideo Area Chamber of Commerce

Autumn Rittel is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update

 

Palm Coast, FL - February 2013

Flagler County Chamber of Commerce
Rebecca DeLorenzo is the new president. She was previously VP and succeeds Doug Baxter, who left on 11/28/12. Thanks to Andy Cripps at the Sumterville, FL chamber for this update.

 

Evanston, IL - February 2013

Evanston Chamber of Commerce

Elaine Kemna-Irish has been promoted to Executive Director. She was previously Director of Chamber Operations. Thanks to John Dussman at Village Profile for this update.

 

Oswego, IL - February 2013

Oswego Chamber of Commerce

Angie Hibben takes over as the new president on 4/1/13. She has served as special projects coordinator since 2008, and succeeds Steve Hatcher, who is retiring.

 

Jacksonville, NC - February 2013

Jacksonville Onslow Chamber of Commerce

Laurette Leagon begins as the new President/CEO on 2/26/13. She was previously President/CEO of the Yadkin Valley Chamber in Elkin, NC. She succeeds Mona Padrick who retired in September 2012 after 16 years with the chamber. Thanks to Bonnie Grady for this update.

 

Chesterfield, MO -  January 2013

Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce

Nora Amato is the new Executive Director.

 

Kissimmee, FL - January 2013

Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce

Dave Nolan begins as the new President on 2/18/13. Thanks to Cory Skeates, of the Oviedo-Winter Springs chamber for this update.

 

San Francisco, CA - January 2013

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

Bob Linscheid begins as the new President/CEO on 2/27/13. He succeeds Steve Falk, who left in December 2012. Thanks to Rob Clapper at the Manassas, VA chamber for this update.

 

Cambridge, MD - January 2013

Dorchester Chamber of Commerce

Deborah Divins Davis begins as the new Executive Director on 2/4/13. She succeeds Allen Nelson, who is retiring. Thanks to Al Silverstein at the Talbot County Chamber in Easton, MD, for this update.

 

Bentonville, AR - January 2013

Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce

Dana Davis is the new President/CEO. He was previously with South Lake, TX chamber and with the Lawton, OK Chamber prior to that.

 

Wichita, KS -  January 2013

Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition

Tim Chase is the new President/CEO. He was formerly President/CEO of the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Wichita Falls, TX. Thanks to Debra Wakeland at the Waxahachie, TX chamber and Todd Jorgenson at Jorgenson Consulting for this update.

 

Wilmington, DE - January 2013

Delaware State Chamber of Commerce

Joan Verplanck, former CEO of the New Jersey state chamber, is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Mick Fleming at ACCE for this update.

 

Columbiana, AL - January 2013

South Shelby Chamber of Commerce
April Stone is the new Executive Director. She succeeds
Stacy Walkup, who left after nearly 10 years with chamber to take a job with a retirement community. Thanks to Jeremy Arthur at CCAA for this update.

 

Jackson, MS - January 2013

Mississippi Economic Development Council

Mary Martha Henson has succeeded Carol Hardwick as Executive Director. Thanks to Larkin Simpson at the Laurel, MS chamber, and Emily Addison at the Tupelo, MS chamber for this update.

 

Escondido, CA - January 2013

Escondido Chamber of Commerce

Les Abshire is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Bret Schanzenbach at the Vista, CA chamber for this update.

 

Bayfield, WI - January 2013

Bayfield Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Bureau
David Eades is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Susan Nyffenegger at WMC for this update.

 

Houma, LA - January 2013

Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce

Gordon Crow is the new president. He was previously with the Laramie, WY chamber.

 

Ashland City, TN - January 2013

Cheatham County Chamber of Commerce

Ann Thompson, who is currently Director of Business Relations, had been named the new Executive Director. She succeeds Chris Neese, who is leaving 3/31/13 accept a position as a Managing Partner with Allied American Advisory Group.

 

Cullman, AL - January 2013

Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce
Leah Bolin is the new President. She succeeds Kirk Mancer, who left 6/28/12 to become Executive Director of the Shelby County chamber in Pelham, AL. Thanks to Brad Allamong for this update.

 

Renton, WA - January 2013

Renton Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center

Lynn Wallace is the new President/CEO. She with previously the Southwest King County Chamber in Tukwila, WA, and succeeds Nancy Hinthorne, who retired.  Thanks to our anonymous Midwest source for this update.

 

Bayfield, WI - January 2013

Bayfield Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Bureau

David Eades is the new executive director. He was the chamber’s technical manager since 2005, and succeeds Cari Obst, who is leaving after 10 years with the chamber. Thanks to our anonymous Midwest source for this update.

 

Fremont, OH - January 2013

Chamber of Commerce of Sandusky County

Angie Morelock began as the new President/CEO on 1/1/13. Thanks to our anonymous Midwest source for this update.

 

Plymouth, MN - January 2013

TwinWest Chamber of Commerce

Brad Meier begins as the new President/CEO on 2/14/13. He succeeds Bruce Nustad, who left 8/31/12 to become president of the MN Retailers Association. Brad was President/CEO of the Owatonna, MN chamber for the past 9 years and Executive Director of the River Falls, WI chamber for nearly 4 years prior to that. Thanks to our anonymous Midwest source for this update.

 

Woodbury, MN - January 2013

Woodbury Chamber of Commerce

Barbara Warren is the new executive director. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Kalamazoo, MI - January 2013

Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce

Tim Terrentine is the new president. Thanks to Mike Kobylka for this update.

 

New Port Richey, FL - January 2013

West Pasco Chamber of Commerce

Chip Wichmanowski is the new President/CEO

Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Wooster, OH - January 2013

Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce

Justin Starlin is the new President/CEO. he succeeds Jeff Griffin, who left 12/28/12 to work for Edward Jones Investments. Thanks to Brad Allamong for this update.

 

New Port Richey, FL - January 2013

West Pasco Chamber of Commerce

Chip Wichmanowski is the new President/CEO. He succeeds Joe Alpine, who retired after 15 years with the chamber

 

2012

 

Sullivan, MO - December 2012

Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce

Lori Rego is the new executive director. She succeeds Debbe Campbell, who is retiring.

 

Orange Park, FL - December 2012

Clay County Chamber of Commerce

Doug Conkey, a Clay County Commissioner and retired U.S. Navy commander,  begins as President/CEO on 1/2/13.  He succeeds John Tabor, who served as interim president since September 2011.

 

Homestead, FL - December 2012

Greater Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce

Rosa Brito is the new president. She was formerly with the South Miami chamber. Thanks to Barry Johnson of the Greater Miami chamber for this update.

 

Fairless Hills, PA - December 2012

Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce

Dan Bates is the new President. Thanks to Nancy Keefer of the Malvern, PA chamber for this update.

 

Talladega, AL - December 2012

Greater Talladega/Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce

Jason Daves is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Jeremy Arthur at CCAA for this update.

 

Alexander City - December 2012

Alexander City Chamber of Commerce

Ann Rye starts as the new President/CEO 1/7/13. Thanks to Jeremy Arthur of CCAA for this update.

 

Bay Minette, AL - December 2012

North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce

Rebecca Cheshire is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Jeremy Arthur of CCAA for this update.

 

Columbia, MO - December 2012

Columbia Chamber of Commerce

Matt McCormick is the new President/CEO. He succeeds Don Laird, who is retiring after 24 years with the chamber. Matt was previously with the Lewisville, TX chamber. Thanks to Doug Marsh for this update.

 

Elkhart, IN - December 2012

The Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce

Kyle Hannon is the new President/CEO. He previously VP of Public Policy and Media Relations and has been with the chamber since 2002. He succeeds Phil Penn, who is retiring on 12/31/12 after 13 years with chamber.

 

Evansville, IN - December 2012

The Chamber of Commerce of Southwest Indiana

Christy Gillenwater is the new President/CEO. She succeeds Matt Meadors, who left to become President/CEO of the Waco, TX chamber.

 

The Dalles, OR - November 2012

The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce

Lisa Farquharson is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Lisa for this update.

 

Franklin, TN - November 2012

Williamson County Chamber of Commerce

Matt Largen has been hired as the first President/CEO if the new 501(c)6 which officially formed on 10/1/12 as a result of the merger of the chambers in Franklin, Cool Springs and Brentwood. He led the Williamson County Office of Economic Development for the past four years, and was with the Nashville Area Chamber the Little Rock Regional Chamber prior to that. Thanks to Suzie Lusk at the TCCE for this update.

 

Tyler, TX -  November 2012

Tyler Business Education Council

Christi Khalaf is the Executive Director. Thanks to Henry Bell of the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce for this update.

 

Prince Frederick, MD - November 2012

Calvert County Chamber of Commerce

Carolyn Hart is the new president. She succeeds Carolyn McHugh, who retired on9/21/12 after 14 years with the chamber. Thanks to Brad Allamong for this update.

 

Holyoke, MA - November 2012

Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce

Kathy Anderson is the new President/CEO. She succeeds Doris Ranford, who was with the chamber for 26 years. Thanks to Tom O’Rourke of the Neponset Valley Chamber in Norwood, MA for this update.

 

Jeffersonville, GA - November 2012

Twiggs County Chamber of Commerce

Sherri Wood is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott of GACCE for this update.

 

San Diego, CA - November 2012

San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

Former San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders has been hired as the new president. He succeeds Ruben Barrales. Thanks to Bret Schanzenbach of the Vista, CA chamber for this update.

 

Winterset, IA - November 2012

Madison County Chamber of Commerce

Tony Doremus is the new Executive Director. He was previously in membership at the Council Bluffs, IA chamber, and succeeds Lindsay Ann Baessler in Winterset.

 

Naperville, IL - November 2012

Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce

Mike Evans is the new President/CEO. He was previously with the Bolingbrook, IL chamber for five years.

 

Madison, WI - November 2012

Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce

39-year-old Zach Brandon is the new president. He succeeds Jennifer Alexander, who is retiring after nearly nine years with the chamber. Thanks to Dick Hakes of www.bestchambers.com for this update.

 

Spearfish, SD -  November 2012

Spearfish Chamber of Commerce

Melissa Barth, IOM has been promoted to Executive Director after 11 years with the Chamber. She succeeds Kent Campbell.

 

Boulder, CO -  November 2012

Boulder Chamber of Commerce

John L. Tayer is the new President & CEO. He served for over a decade as Director of Public Affairs & Communications at Corden Pharma Colorado (formerly Roche Colorado Corporation) in Boulder. He is a former member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors as well as a former Board Chair. Thanks to Eric Peterson of Waverly Partners, who handled this search, for this update.

 

Hutchinson KS - November 2012

Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce,

Jason M. Ball is the new President & CEO. He previously served as director of business development for the Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development at the Lincoln, NE chamber. Thanks to Eric Peterson of Waverly Partners, who handled this search, for this update.

 

Windham, ME - November 2012

Sebago Lakes Chamber of Commerce

After a six-month search,  Aimee Senatore has been hired as the new executive director.

 

Louisville, KY - November 2012

Greater Louisville Inc./The Metro Chamber of Commerce

Craig J. Richard will begin 1/7/13 as the new President/CEO. He succeeds Joe Reagan, who left in January 2012 to become President/CEO of the St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association. Craig served as Chief Economic Development Officer of the Greater Houston Partnership from 2008 - 2012. Thanks to Ali Crain at KCCE for this update.

 

Nashville, TN - November 2012

Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Catherine Glover is the new President/CEO of Tennessee's state chamber. Catherine is the former President/CEO of the Albany, GA chamber. I'm proud to say that Catherine found this position on this website, and I was pleased to work with her in her pursuit of it. Her success story is a perfect example of why we publish this website.

 

Blakely, GA - November 2012

Blakely - Early County Chamber of Commerce

Marshall T. hooks is the new director. He succeeds Christy Haynes, who left in August 2012 left to take over at Dawsonville, GA chamber. Thanks to Marshall for this update.

 

Canton, MS - November 2012

Canton Chamber Main Street Association

Jordan Hillman is the new Executive Director.  Thanks to Bill Moak at www.BFAC.com for this update.

 

Dodge City, KS - November 2012

Dodge City Area Chamber of Commerce

Dan Schenkein is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Dan for this update.

 

Washington, MO - November 2012

Washington Area Chamber of Commerce

Jennifer Giesike will be the new President/CEO. She succeeds Mark Wessels, who is retiring in January 2013.

 

Camp Hill, PA - November 2012

West Shore Chamber of Commerce

George M. Book Jr. is the new president. He had served as interim president since June 2012 when Kathleen Fey resigned. He was previously with Springleaf Financial  for 12 years.

 

Huber Heights, OH - October 2012

Huber Heights Chamber of Commerce

Mark Bruns is the new Executive Director.

 

Key Largo, FL - October 2012

Key Largo Chamber of Commerce

Craig Cope is the new president. He succeeds Randy E. King, who moved back to Arizona.

 

Menomonie, WI - October 2012

Greater Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce

Michelle M. Dingwall is the new President/CEO. She succeeds Lisa Montgomery, who spent the last five years at the chamber before taking a position at Memorial Medical Center in Neillsville, WI. Thanks to our anonymous Midwest source for this update.

 

Elizabethton, TN - October 2012

Elizabethton/Carter County Chamber of Commerce

Tonya Stevens is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Suzie Lusk at the TCCE for this update.

 

Cedar Park, TX - October 2012

Tony Moline is the new President/CEO. He was previously President/CEO of the Coppell, TX chamber and VP of the Lufkin, TX chamber prior to that.

 

Apex, NC - October 2012

Graham Wilson began as the new Executive Director on 10/15/12. He succeeds Brenda Steen, who left on 7/16/12 after 5½ years with the chamber. Thanks to Harvey Schmitt at the Raleigh, NC chamber for this update.

 

Ocala, FL - October 2012

The Ocala/Marion County Chamber and Economic Partnership

Kevin T. Sheilley is the new CEO. He was formerly with Northwest Kentucky Forward. Thanks to Brad Schneider of the Henderson, KY chamber for this update.

 

Nampa, ID - October 2012

Nampa Chamber of Commerce
Debbie Kling is the new President/CEO. She succeeds Georgia Bowman, who  retired  in September after 16 years with the chamber.

 

League City, TX - October 2012

League City Chamber of Commerce
Laurie Baldwin is the new president. She was previously the director of events at the Duncan, OK chamber for the past five years.

 

Richfield, MN - October 2012

Richfield Chamber of Commerce

Angie Schaefbauer is the new president. She served as interim president after Steve Lindgren retired 8/1/12. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Whitesboro, TX - October 2012

Whitesboro Chamber of Commerce

Barbara A. Bailey is the new president. Thanks to Dick Hakes of
www.bestchambers.com for this update.

 

Burgaw, NC - October 2012

Burgaw Area Chamber of Commerce

Kelsey Seitter is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Dick Hakes of
www.bestchambers.com for this update.

 

Starkville, MS - October 2012

Greater Starkville Development Partnership
Jennifer Gregory is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Dick Hakes of
www.bestchambers.com for this update.

 

Prince Frederick, MD - October 2012

Calvert County Chamber of Commerce

Carolyn Hart is the new president. She succeeds Carolyn McHugh, who retired on 9/21/12.

 

Heathrow, FL - October 2012

Seminole County Regional Chamber of Commerce

Hubert Talavera, who was the interim Executive Director, is now the permanent Executive Director. Thanks to Cory Skeates, of the Oviedo-Winter Springs chamber for this update.

 

Hutchinson, MN - September 2012

Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

Mary Hodson will begin as the new President/CEO in mid October. She succeeds Bill Corby, who left in August 2012 to take the same position with the Burnsville, MN chamber.

 

Bristol, TN - September 2012

Bristol Chamber of Commerce

Joy Madison is the new President/CEO. She was President/CEO of the Modesto, CA chamber from 2005 – 2011.

 

Topeka, KS - September 2012

Kansas Chamber of Commerce

Retiring House Speaker Mike O'Neal will become the new state chamber President/CEO.

 

Ottawa, KS - September 2012

Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce

John Coen is the new President/CEO. He succeeds Tom Weigand, who left 4/27/12 to become the new President/CEO of the Junction City, KS chamber. Thanks to Tom for this update.

 

Goldsboro, NC - September 2012

Wayne County Chamber of Commerce

Bonnie Grady, IOM, takes over as the new President/CEO on 10/8/12. She previously held the same title at the Carroll County, Maryland chamber and Mid-Ohio Valley chamber in Parkersburg, WV. Thanks to Bonnie for this update.

 

Marinette, WI - September 2012

Marinette/Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce

Jacqueline Boudreaux is the new Executive Director. She was formerly Director of Chamber programs at the Racine, WI chamber. Thanks to Mike Kobylka of the Racine chamber for this update.

 

Houston, TX - September 2012

The Greater Houston Partnership

Bob Harvey is the new President/CEO. He replaces Jeff Moseley, who resigned in June after serving as President/CEO for seven years. Thanks to Charlie Dromgoole of the Lake Houston Area Chamber in Humble, TX for this update.

 

North Las Vegas, NV - September 2012

North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce

After Curtis Cummings resigned from the president's position in August 2012, the Chamber has entered into an agreement with the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce to explore a merger. Thanks to Jenney Sartin for this update.

 

Buda, TX - August 2012

Buda Chamber of Commerce

Cindy Swink is the new executive director. She succeeds Terry Capps, who resigned in June 2012, and had replaced Dick Schneider, who retired in February 2012 after 11 years with the chamber

 

Aurora, OH - August 2012

Aurora Chamber of Commerce

Laura Holman is the new Executive Director. She succeeds Mary Sullivan.

 

Highlands Ranch, CO - August 2012

Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce

LaRae Marsik is the new president.

 

Ridgeland, MS - August 2012

Madison County Chamber of Commerce

Paige Peterson, who was formerly Director of Sales and Marketing, is the new executive director. She succeeds Kasey Perry, who left to work with her family business Mississippi Mojo Photo Booth. Thanks to Bill Moak at www.bfac.com for this update.

 

Harlingen, TX - August 2012

Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce
3hw exec
utive director is Pamela Priour. She succeeds Crisanne Zamponi, who left in May to become president of the Boerne, TX chamber. Thanks to Kathy Wolf and Crisanne Zamponi for this update.

 

North Augusta, SC - August 2012

North Augusta Chamber of Commerce

Terra Carroll, IOM, is the new president. She succeeds Brian Tucker, who went to the Georgetown, SC chamber. Thanks to Jeff Smith of the Greenwood, SC chamber for this update.

 

Jackson Hole, WY - August 2012

Jeff Golightly will replace Tim O’Donoghue as Executive Director on 9/17/12. He was previously GM at Togwotee Mountain Lodge. Thanks to Scott Balyo of the Cody, WY chamber for this update.

 

Haltom City, TX - August 2012

Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce

Jack Bradshaw is the new president. Thanks to Mary Frazior of the Bedford, TX chamber for this update.

 

Blakely, GA - August 2012

Christie Haynes, formerly with Blakely-Early County Chamber, is the new president. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott of GACCE for this update.

 

Wynne, AR - August 2012

Cross County Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Corp.

Chris Clifton, CED, IOM, is the new President/CEO.

 

Bakersfield, CA - August 2012

Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce

Cynthia Pollard is the new President/CEO. She succeeds Debra Moreno who is retiring. She was previously a manager of manager of local government relations at PG&E.

 

Galesburg, IL - August 2012

Galesburg Chamber of Commerce

Steven Brody is the new president. He succeeds Bob Maus, who retired after 18 years with the chamber.

 

Irwinton, GA - August 2012

Wilkinson County Chamber of Commerce

Jonathan Jackson is the new president. Thanks to Tiffany Fulmer Ott of GACCE for this update.

 

Burnsville, MN - August 2012

Burnsville Chamber of Commerce

Bill Corby is the new president. He was previously with the Hutchinson, MN chamber for 5 years. He succeeds Daron Van Helden, who was with the  Burnsville chamber for 10 years and left to work for Pawn America. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Provo, UT - August 2012

Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce

Val Hale assumed the role of President/CEO on August 1, 2012. Prior to joining the Chamber, he served as Vice President for University Relations at Utah Valley University for two years. Thanks to John Darby for this update.

 

Waco, TX - August 2012

Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce and Community Development Foundation

Matt Meadors is the new President /CEO. He was President /CEO of The Chamber of Commerce of Southwest Indiana in Evansville, IN since 2001.

 

Clemson, SC - August 2012

Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce

David Lane takes over as the new President/CEO on 8/20/12. He was previously with the St. Cloud Greater Osceola chamber in St. Cloud, Florida for 12 years. he succeeds Chris Hardy, who left the Clemson chamber to take over at the Albany, Georgia chamber.

 

New Albany, IN - August 2012

One Southern Indiana

Wendy Dant Chesser begins as the new President/CEO on 9/1/12. She was previously  President. CEO of Cornerstone Alliance in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Thanks to Melanie Douglas of One Southern Indiana for this update.

 

Brownsville, TN - July 2012

Brownsville Chamber of Commerce

Renee Moss is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Suzie Lusk at the TCCE for this update.

 

Rio Vista, CA - July 2012

Rio Vista Chamber of Commerce

Karen Smith is the new executive director. Thanks to Dick Hakes of
www.bestchambers.com for this update.

 

Devils Lake, ND - July 2012

Devils Lake Chamber of Commerce

Suzie Kenner is the new executive director. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Norwich, CT - July 2012

Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce
Benjamin Lathrop, mayor of Norwich from 2005-2009, is the new Executive Director. He succeeds Nancy Gray, who
left the chamber after five years to take a new job with Community Economic Development Fund in Meriden.

 

Gainesville, FL - July 2012

Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce

Tim Giuliani is the new President/CEO. He was previously VP of Corporate Outreach for Florida's state chamber, and was Director of Membership at the Gainesville chamber from 2006 - 2008. Tim is 30 and succeeds Brent Christianson, who left in June to heard up the Mississippi Economic Development Authority after 10 years with the Gainesville chamber. Thanks to Tammy Bracewell, President of the Brandon, FL chamber and Executive Director of FACP for this update.

 

Poway, CA - July 2012

Poway Chamber of Commerce

Dolores Canizales is the new president. She was previously a district director for Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn.

 

West Monroe, LA - July 2012

West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce

Courtney Hornsby is the new president. She was formerly programs and promotions director for the city of Natchitoches, LA.

 

Jupiter, FL - July 2012

Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce

Beth Kigel is the new president. She succeeds Ed Chase, who became president following the merger with the Jupiter-Tequesta-Juno Beach chamber. Thanks to Ed for this update.

 

Manhattan Beach, CA - July 2012

Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce

James O'Callaghan is the new President/CEO. We're proud to say that James found this position on this website, and is our sixth success story.

 

Mineral Point , WI - June 2012

Mineral Point Chamber of Commerce

Paige Murphy is the new Executive Director. She succeeds Joy Gieseke, who left in January. Thanks to Susan Nyffenegger at WMC for this update.

 

Fremont, MI - June 2012

Fremont Chamber of Commerce

Karen Baird is the new Executive Director. She succeeds Ron Vliem, who left in May. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update.

 

Dana Point, CA - June 2012

Dana Point Area Chamber of Commerce

Heather Johnston is the new Executive Director. She succeeds Nichole Lashawn Chambers, who plead guilty to grand theft of $129,000 from the chamber and was sentenced to a year in jail.

 

Shallotte, NC - June 2012

Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce

Shannon Viera is the new president. She was Director of Programs and Events at the Greater Columbia, SC chamber for the past 7 years, and also served as Executive Director of the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives for the last 3 years.

 

Sandy, OR - June 2012

Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce

Mitch Speck is the new Executive Director. He succeeds Hollis MacLean-Wenzel, who left in late May to continue her recovery from breast cancer. Thanks to Cat Hyland for this update,

 

Seattle, WA - June 2012

Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

Maud Daudon, who serves as interim president after Phil Bussey's departure, was appointed to the position permanently on 6/26/12. Thanks to Doug Marsh at Organizational Dynamics for this update.

 

Barnesville, GA - June 2012

Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce

The new president is Emily Johns. Thanks to Amanda Rose of PetroSouth and Tiffany Fulmer Ott of GACCE for this update.

 

Macon, GA - June 2012

Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce

Mike Dyer is the new president. he had served as interim president since Chip Cherry left in November 2011 for the Huntsville, AL chamber.

 

Windham, ME - June 2012

Sebago Lakes Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Joseph Lee, former president of Saint Joseph’s College, has been named interim executive director to replace Barbara Clark, who resigned in early 2012 after nearly 10 years with the chamber.

 

Edgewater, IL - June 2012

Edgewater Chamber of Commerce

Sean Smith is the new president.

 

Shorewood, IL - June 2012

The Greater Shorewood Chamber of Commerce

New Exec Director is Lauren Alspaugh

 

Springfield, IL - June 2012

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Steward Sandstrom is the new president. He served as president of the Kalamazoo, MI chamber since 2006. He succeeds Gary Plummer, who left the Springfield chamber in 2011 to become president of the Wichita, KS chamber.

 

Paris, TX - June 2012

Lamar County Chamber of Commerce

Melissa Cook, IOM,  is the new president. She succeeds Mindy Moree, who left to  become president of the Loveland, CO chamber. Melissa found the position on this website, and we're proud to have played a small part in her success.

 

Millbrae, CA - June 2012

Millbrae Chamber of Commerce

The new president is Ed Banayat. He succeeds longtime president John Ford, who left in February.

 

Morris, MN - June 2012

Morris Chamber of Commerce

The new Executive Director is Rhoda Smith. Thanks to Coni McKay of the Alexandria Lakes, MN chamber for this update.

 

Dickinson, ND - June 2012

Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce

Cooper Whitman is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Marci Seamples of the Williston, ND chamber for this update.

 

Minden, LA - June 2012

Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce

Jerri R. dePingre' is the new president.

 

Georgetown, SC - June 2012

Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce

Brian Tucker is the new president. He was previously president of the Greater North Augusta chamber, and succeeds Annette Medlin.

 

Ashland, KY - June 2012

Ashland Alliance

Bill Hannah is the new president. He succeeds Jim Purgerson, who is retiring. Thanks to Ali Crain at KCCE for this update.

 

Eddyville, KY - June 2012

Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce

Vanessa Sticker is the new executive director. Thanks to Ali Crain at KCCE for this update.

 

Springfield, KY - June 2012

Springfield Washington County Chamber of Commerce

Mandy Segrecy is the new executive director. Thanks to Ali Crain at KCCE for this update.

 

Louisville, KY - June 2012

St. Matthews Area Chamber of Commerce

Glenn Knight is the new executive director. Thanks to Ali Crain at KCCE for this update.

 

Schaumburg, IL - June 2012

Schaumburg Business Association

Kaili Benefield Harding is the new president. She succeeds Tonya Lamia, who left in late November 2011

 

Haverhill, MA - June 2012

Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce

Sven Amirian is the new president.

 

Metairie, LA - June 2012

Jefferson Parish Chamber of Commerce

Todd Murphy is the new executive director. Thanks to my secret source in Iowa for this update.

 

Brooklyn, NY - June 2012

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

Carlo Scissor, currently Chief of Staff to Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, will become the new Chamber president in early September 2012. Thanks to Veronica Harris, Executive Administrator of Human Resources at the Brooklyn chamber, for this update.

 

Easley, SC - June 2012

Easley Chamber of Commerce

Cindy Hopkins will become the new  president. She succeeds Kent Dykes, who is retiring 6/29/12. She was executive vice president of the Anderson, SC chamber since 2005.

 

Naples, FL - June 2012

Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce

Kathy Saenz Gulvas begins June 18th as the new VP of Communications. She succeeds Marci-Nicole Seamples, who left to become the new president of the Williston, ND chamber.

 

Pikeville, KY - June 2012

Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

VP Jared Arnett has been promoted to President/CEO. He succeeds Brad Hall, who  accepted a position at American Electric Power- Kentucky Power.

 

Pulaski, TN - May 2012

Giles County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

Will Polly is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Suzie Lusk at the TCCE for this update.

 

Wilkes-Barre, PA - May 2012

Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce

Bill Moore is the new President/CEO. He is a principal with Organizational Dynamics in Connecticut.  He has also worked for the for the US Chamber, the Providence, RI chamber, and the New London, CT chamber. Thanks to Doug Marsh at Organizational Dynamics for this update.

 

Washington/Phillipsburg, NJ - May 2012

Warren County Regional Chamber of Commerce

James Graham is the new president. Thanks to Tina Smith of the Nazareth, PA chamber for this update.

 

St. Louis, MO - May 2012

Lemay Chamber of Commerce and Lemay Development Corporation

Angela Lorenz has been promoted to Executive Director. Thanks to CCEM for this update.

 

Monett, MO - May 2012

Monett Chamber of Commerce

Jeff Meredith is the new  executive director. He was with the Joplin, MO chamber for 5½ years, and succeeds Suzy McElmurry, who is retiring after 10 years in the position. Thanks to CCEM for this update.

 

Pelham, AL  - May 2012
Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce  

Kirk Mancer, formerly with the Cullman, AL chamber, is the new Executive Director.

 

Ft. Myers Beach, FL - May 2012

Greater Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce

Frank (Bud) Nocera will be the next president. He'll replace retiring president John Albion.

 

Bridgeton, MO - May 2012

Northwest Chamber of Commerce

Brian Goldman has been hired as the new President/CEO. He succeeds Bob Swank, who passed away unexpectedly on 2/26/12.

 

Wesley Chapel, FL - May 2012

The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce

Mary Adele Cluck is the new Executive Director.

 

Owensboro, KY - May 2012

Owensboro Chamber of Commerce

Amy Jackson has been hired as the new president. She was previously Vice President- of Marketing and Insurance Services for Farm Credit Services in Louisville.

 

Northfield, MN - May 2012

Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Mary Schmelzer has been hired as the new executive director.

 

Zionsville, IN - May 2012

Zionsville Chamber of Commerce

Julie Johns Cole has been hired as new Executive Director. Thanks to Shelli Williams of ICEA for this update.

 

Morristown, TN - May 2012

Morristown Chamber of Commerce

Marshall J. Ramsey has been hired as the new president. He won the position in part because of his experience with the Tennessee Economic and Community Development Department, and helping bring the Volkswagen plant to Chattanooga. Thanks to Debra Williams for this update.

 

Chattanooga, TN - May 2012

Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce

Sandra Brewer is the new VP of Member Services. She succeeds Kristi Haulsee, who's moving to the Tri Cities area because her husband has been transferred.

 

Terre Haute, IN - May 2012

Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce

Ken Brengle is the new President/CEO. Thanks to Shelli Williams of ICEA for this update.

 

Homewood, IL - May 2012

Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce

Dave Hinderliter is the new executive director. He was most recently with the Kankakee Regional Chamber in Bourbonnais, IL.

 

Holdrege, NE - May 2012

Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce

Katie Madsen begins as the new executive director 6/1/12. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Sparta, WI - May 2012

Sparta Chamber of Commerce

Tim Hyma is the new Executive Director. Thanks to Dick Granchalek at the La Crosse, WI chamber for this update.

 

Mansfield, TX - May 2012

Mansfield Chamber of Commerce

Amanda Miller, formerly with Meeting Professionals International in Dallas and with the Midlothian, TX chamber prior to that, began as the new president of the Mansfield chamber on 4/23/12. She succeeds Lucretia Mills, who retired on 4/1/12 after 12 years with the chamber.

 

Willcox, AZ - May 2012

Willcox Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture

New president Alan Baker begins 6/4/12

 

Rocky Mount, NC - May 2012

Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce

New president is Theresa Pinto, who was formerly with the Laurinburg/Scotland County Area Chamber in Laurinburg, NC.

 

Reading, MA - May 2012

Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce

Julie Higgins is the new executive director.

 

DeKalb, IL - April 2012

DeKalb Chamber of Commerce

Matt Duffy has been promoted from Director of Membership and Marketing to Executive Director. He succeeds Jim Allen.

 

Santa Rosa Beach, FL - April 2012

Walton Area Chamber of Commerce

Kellie Jo Kilberg is the new president. She was formerly with the Orange Park, FL chamber.

 

Clinton, IA - April 2012

Clinton Chamber of Commerce

Nathan Sondgeroth is the new Executive Director.

 

Rock Falls, IL - April 2012

Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce

Events coordinator Bethany Blond has been promoted to president.

 

Martinez, CA - April 2012

Martinez Chamber of Commerce

Mary Peinado has been hired as the new President/CEO. She succeeds Cynthia Murdough, who left the position in January 2012. Ms. Peinado served as Executive Director of the Rio Vista, CA chamber for the past 4 years. 

 

Houston, TX - April 2012

Houston Area Chamber of Commerce

Velena Ingram is the new executive director. She succeeds Sharon Horbyk.

 

Lawrence, KS - April 2012

Lawrence Chamber of Commerce

Greg Williams is the new President and CEO. He was director of research parks for the University of Missouri System and spent 15 years leading development at the Springfield Missouri Chamber of Commerce prior to that.

 

Cambridge, MN - April 2012

Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce

Eric Champion has been named new president. He succeeds Nicki Klanderud, who left in February to work for the Cambridge Medical Center

Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Cooperstown, NY - April 2012

Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce

Patricia A. Szarpa has been hired as the new Executive Director.

 

Perry, GA - April 2012

Perry Chamber of Commerce

Stacy Campbell is the new president.

 

Muskogee, OK - April 2012

Muskogee Chamber of Commerce

Chamber Vice President Treasure McKenzie has been named president.

 

Montgomery, AL - April 2012

Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama

Jeremy Arthur, president of the Prattville, AL Chamber of Commerce, has been named new executive director of CCAA.

 

Brookings, SD - April 2012

Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce & Convention Bureau

Heidi Gullickson, who previously served as Membership Director, has been promoted to Chamber Director. She was chosen from a pool of 30 applicants, and succeeds Susie Ryks, who left to take a position with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

 

Loveland, CO - April 2012

Loveland Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

Mindy Moree is the new President/CEO. She was with the Paris, TX chamber for the past 15 years. She succeeds Brian Willms in Loveland, who left to become President/CEO of the Lakewood, CO chamber.

 

Cleveland, GA - April 2012

White County Chamber of Commerce

Melissa Leitzsey has been hired as the new president. She worked since 2009 as Director of Communications and Marketing with the Newberry, SC chamber.

 

Junction City, KS - April 2012

Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce

Tom Weigand, who was formerly with the Ottawa, KS chamber, is the new President/CEO.

 

Albany, GA - April 2012

Albany Area Chamber of Commerce

Chris Hardy, who was formerly with the Clemson, SC chamber, has been hired as the new president.

 

Maquoketa, IA - April 2012

Maquoketa Chamber of Commerce

Tom Devine, who had been serving as interim executive director, has been named the permanent executive director.

 

Glenpool, OK - April 2012

Glenpool Chamber of Commerce

Jennifer Cook is the new executive director.

 

Utica, NY - March 2012

Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce

Pamela Matt is the new executive director.

 

Englewood, FL - March 2012

Englewood–Cape Haze Area Chamber of Commerce

Mary Smith has been named the new executive director.

 

Chattanooga, TN - March 2012

Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce

Former BlueCross BlueShield executive Ron Harr has been named to succeed Tom Edd Wilson as president. He begins 6/1/12.

 

Maricopa, AZ - March 2012
Maricopa Chamber of Commerce

Jim McMichael hired as new president. The  position has been vacant since Terri Kingery resigned at the end of 2010.

 

Navarre, FL - March 2012

Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce

Kelley Fuller has been hired as the new president/CEO, succeeding Bill Arnett who resigned 3/21/12.

 

Dallas, TX - March 2012

The North Dallas Chamber of Commerce

Bruce Bradford, who served as interim president since a June 10 accident incapacitated long time chamber executive Stephen Taylor, has been named President& CEO. There were approximately 75 applicants for the position.

 

Canal Winchester, OH - March 2012

Canal Winchester Chamber of Commerce

Bobbi Guitner was hired as office administrator to fulfill the duties of Kim Rankin, who served as president from 2005 until February 2012.

 

Murrieta, CA - March 2012

Murrieta Chamber of Commerce

Patrick Ellis has been named the new president. He was formerly with the Moorpark, CA chamber, and succeeds Rex Oliver, who left the Murrieta Chamber after 10 years, to become president of the Bainbridge Island, Washington chamber on 1/3/12.

 

Boerne, TX - March 2012

Greater Boerne Area Chamber of Commerce

Crisanne Zamponi, who was Executive Director of the Harlingen, TX chamber for the past 5 years, has been named the new president of the Boerne chamber. She succeeds Terri Politi, who left in January.

 

Canton, MI - March 2012

Canton Chamber of Commerce

Former chamber employee Thomas Paden named new president.

 

Colorado Springs, CO - March 2012

Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and EDC

Joe Raso will become the new president starting in May. He served as president of the Iowa City Area Development  in Iowa City, IA until March 2012.

 

Clear Lake, IA- March 2012

Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

Tim Coffey, who was previously with the Washington, IA chamber, begins as the new executive director on 4/15/12. He succeeds Gary Bright, who left on 11/23/11 for the Lehigh Acres, Florida chamber. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Bellevue, NE - March 2012

Bellevue Chamber of Commerce

Jim Ristow has been named the new president. Formerly the regional publisher of the Plattsmouth Journal Beatrice Daily Sun, he succeeds Megan Lucas, who moved to Virginia. Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Pembroke Pines, FL - March 2012

Miramar-Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce

New President/CEO is Robert Goltz. He succeeds Stella Tokar.

 

Hodgkins, IL - March 2012

The West Suburban Chamber of Commerce & Industry

New Executive Director is Steve Erickson. Thanks to Eve Lederhouse of the Evanston chamber for this update.

 

Urbana, OH - Feb 2012

Champaign County Chamber of Commerce

Sandi Arnold has been named the new Executive Director. She succeeds Tina Knotts, who left in December 2011 to become the director of programs, tourism and public relations for the Union County Chamber and CVB.

 

Alexandria, VA - Feb 2012

Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

John T. Long III is the new president. He has previously worked with chambers in Florida, Michigan, and Maryland. He succeeds Tina Leone, who left to head the Ballston business improvement district in Arlington. Thanks to Rob Clapper of the Prince William chamber in Manassas for this update.

 

Harrison, NY - Feb 2012

Harrison Chamber of Commerce

Anthony D'Arpino named new president. He succeeds Ada Angarano, who resigned last month after 7 years with the chamber.

 

Monroeville, PA - Feb 2012

Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce

Frank Horrigan named as new president. He succeeds Chad Amond, who left in December 2011 to become president of the Westmoreland chamber in Greensburg, PA .

 

Napa, CA - February 2012

Napa Chamber of Commerce

Chris Messina begins as the new  CEO on 2/21/12. He succeeds Lisa Batto, who departed in September 2011.

 

Miami, OK - February 2012

Miami Area Chamber of Commerce

Ian Drake began as the new executive director on 2/8/12. He succeeds Cindy Morris who moved to Springdale, Arkansas, to become VP of the chamber there.

 

Geneva, NY - February 2012

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce

Spike Herzig, who was interim President, has now been named permanent president.

 

Ashtabula, OH - Feb 2012

Ashtabula Area Chamber of Commerce

Jim Timonere, who was president for 6 years, left to become the new Ashtabula city manager. The new president is Jessica Forsythe .

 

Muskogee, OK - Feb 2012

Muskogee Area Chamber of Commerce

The new president is Paul Joseph, formerly of the Garden City, KS chamber and the Siloam Springs, AR chamber. Paul succeeds Sue Harris, who was with the chamber for 10 years and is retiring.

 

Amesbury, MA - Jan 2012

Amesbury Chamber of Commerce

Marcy Quill has been hired as the new executive director. She succeeds William Piercey, who resigned in October after being charged with domestic assault and battery. Ms. Quill was formerly with the Lexington, MA chamber.

 

Aitkin, MN - Jan 2012

Aitkin Chamber of Commerce

Matthew Hill began as new executive director1/23/12. Thanks to Julie Vreeland of ChamberMaster for this update.

 

Wetumpka, AL - January 2012

Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce

Vanessa Lynch is the new executive director, replacing Jan Wood, who retired in December.

 

Spearfish, SD - January 2012

Kent Campbell from Minnesota is the new executive director. He succeeds Lisa Langer, who was the director for 13 years, and left in December 2011 to become VP of tourism marketing for the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association in Colorado.  There were 47 applicants for this position.

 

Des Moines, IA - January 2012

The Greater Des Moines Partnership

Gene Meyer, formerly VP of Strategic Initiatives, had been promoted to president. Jay Byers has been hired as CEO. Both begin 1/23/12.

 

Warner Robbins, GA - January 2012

Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce

The new executive director is Morgan Law, who was the local EDC director. The other two finalists for the job were chamber execs in Florida and South Carolina. Morgan succeeds Ed Rodriguez, director from 2007 to Nov 2011, and took the same job at the Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce in Gulf Shores, AL.

 

Tuscaloosa, AL - January 2012

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama

Jim Page, former VP of the Decatur, AL chamber, began as President/CEO on 1/1/12. Thanks to Bob Chappelle, of the Mobile, AL chamber for this update.

 

Joshua, TX - January 2012

Joshua Area Chamber of Commerce

Kim Henderson is the new president. She succeeds Tana Howell, who was president for six years.

 

Ligonier, PA - January 2012

Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce

Holly Mowrey became the new executive director on 1/3/12. She was in banking for 35 years prior to that. She succeeds Carrie Blough.

 

Grants Pass, OR - January 2012

Grants Pass Josephine County Chamber of Commerce

President Jon Jordan retiring 2/3/12 after 7 years with the chamber. New president is Colene Martin.

 

Ottawa, OH - January 2012

Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce

 Amy Sealts is the new Executive Director.

 

Hannibal, MO - January 2012

Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce

New executive director McKenzie Disselhorst began 1/2/12. She was formerly membership director at the Quincy, Illinois chamber.

 

Metter, GA - January 2012

Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce

Jaime Riggs took over as the new Executive Director as of 1/2/12.

 

Butler, GA - January 2012

Taylor County Chamber of Commerce

Lesley McNary is the new Executive Director .

 

Gilroy, CA - January 2012

San Benito County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau

Debbie Taylor is new President/CEO as of 1/3/12.

 

Morrilton, AR - January 2012

Morrilton Area Chamber of Commerce

President John Gibson retired as of 12/31/11. New president is Brandon Baker, who was previously director of county emergency medical services.

 

2011

 

Chesterfield, MO - December 2011

Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce

Robey Taylor hired as new executive director.

 

Baraboo, WI - December 2011

Baraboo Chamber of Commerce

Cathy Witte became the new Chamber Operations Manager 12/7/11.

 

Seguin, TX - December 2011

Seguin Chamber of Commerce

Sherry Gold Nefford-Esse, who was with the CVB for 17 years, is the chamber's new executive director. She replaces Shanta Kuhl, who left to become president and CEO of the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance in Rosenberg, TX.

 

San Antonio, TX - December 2011

South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

Tom Shaw announced as new president. He's a retired Marine Corps officer and was executive director for the San Antonio law firm of Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton prior to working with the chamber.

 

Orangeburg, SC - December 2011

Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce

Ralph Faulling became the new president on 12/1/11. David Coleman, who served as president for eight years, retired.

 

Pendelton, OR - December 2011

Gail Nelson became the new Executive Director on 12/21/11. She was one of 19 applicants  from California, Arizona, Oregon and Washington that applied.

 

Lake George, NY - December 2011

Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB

About 350 members. Michael Consuelo is the new executive director.

 

Lake Ozark, MO - December 2011

Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

New Executive Director Wendy White started 12/1/11. 800 members.

 

Harwich, MI - December 2011

Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce

New executive director Jennifer Heinzman began 12/19/11.

 

St. Charles, IL - December 2011

St. Charles Chamber of Commerce

Stacey Ekstrom is the new executive director.

 

Sidney, NE - December 2011

Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce

Glenna Aurich, who was VP at the chamber in Scotts Bluff, NE, takes over as the new executive director in Sidney in January 2012. She succeeds Megan McGown, who went into a full time economic development position in Sidney.

 

Garden City, KS - December 2011

Garden City Chamber of Commerce

State Representative and former Garden City mayor Reynaldo Mesa was named as the new president 12/22/11.

 

Lakewood, CO - December 2011

The West Chamber Serving Jefferson County

Brian Willms takes over as the new President/CEO on 1/9/2012. He previously served as President/CEO of the Loveland, Colorado chamber since 2008.

 

Greensburg, PA - December 2011

Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce

Chad Amond  is the new president. He was previously president of the Monroeville, PA chamber.

 

St. Louis, MO -  December 2011

St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association

Joe Reagan, president of the Greater Louisville (KY) chamber, will take over as new president 2/1/12. He succeeds Dick Fleming, who led the St. Louis chamber since 1994.

 

Clayton, GA -  December 2011

Development Authority of Rabun County

Tony Allred is the new chamber President.

 

Thomson, GA - December 2011

New  Executive Director is Tish Chase

 

Galena, IL - December 2011

Galena Chamber of Commerce

New Executive Director: Katie Murphy.

Thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Gadsden, AL - November 2011

Gadsden Chamber of Commerce

Tom Quinn has retired. Heather New is the new president as of November.

 

Bixby, OK - November 2011

Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce

Position: President

Notes: They promoted from within.

 

Pasco, WA - November 2011

Pasco Chamber of Commerce

Colin Hastings begins as the new executive director December 2011.

 

Sauk Centre, MN - November 2011

Sauk Centre Chamber of Commerce

Andrea Kerfeld replaced Mike Olson as chamber director. Special thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Huntsville, AL - November 2011

Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County

Chip Cherry, president of the Macon, GA chamber, will be the new president of the Huntsville chamber.

 

Del Ray Beach, FL - November 2011

Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce

Position: Vice President of Operations

 

Coeur d'Alene, ID - November 2011

Coeur d'Alene Area Chamber of Commerce

Steve Wilson, a local candidate from Coeur d'Alene, has been hired as the new president.

 

Lehigh Acres, FL - November 2011

Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce

Gary Bright, former executive director of the Clear Lake, Iowa chamber, will be the new President of the Lehigh Acres chamber. Special thanks to Larry Dowell at Dowell Stute and Associates in St. Paul, MN for this update.

 

Eureka Springs, AR - October 2011

Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce

Mike Bishop, who served as interim executive director for 8 months, has been named executive director.

 

Harwich, MA - October 2011

Harwich Chamber of Commerce

New executive director is Jeremy Gingras.

 

Tipton, IN - October 2011

Tipton County Chamber of Commerce

New Executive Director is Vicki Warner.

 

Leavenworth, KS- October 2011

Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce

Position: Executive Director

 

Waverly, IA - October 2011

Waverly Chamber of Commerce

Emily Neuendorf began as new Executive Director October 19.

 

Indianapolis, IN - October 2011

Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce

Scott Miller begins as the new president on 12/1/11.

Thanks to Shelli Williams at ICEA for this update.

 

Austin, TX - October 2011

Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE)

Aaron Cox, previously with Weblink and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives, begins as the new VP of Chamber Relations on 11/7/11. This is the position previously held by Phyllis Snodgrass and Art Roberts

 

Rogers, MN - October 2011

I-94 West Chamber of Commerce

Rhonda Baack is the new president.

 

Gulf Shores, AL - October 2011

Alabama Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce

Ed Rodriguez became the new president on 11/1/11. He was formerly with the Warner Robins, GA chamber.

 

New Albany, IN - Sept 2011

One Southern Indiana

Jody Wassmer, formerly with the Owensboro, KY chamber, will take the position at One Southern Indiana previously held my Michael Dalby, who went to the Columbus, OH chamber.

 

Brandon, MS - Sept 2011

Rankin County Chamber of Commerce

Mandi Arinder became the new Executive Director on 9/1/11.

Thanks to Duane O'Neill at the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership for this update.

 

Cartersville, GA - Sept 2011

Cartersville - Bartow County Chamber of Commerce

Joe Frank Harris, Jr., who was Interim,  is now the President.

 

Port St. Joe, FL - Sept 2011

Gulf County Chamber of Commerce

Barry Sellers is the new President.

 

Stillwater, OK - Sept 2011

Stillwater Chamber of Commerce

Lisa Navrkal, former president of Bixby, OK, chamber, is the new president.

 

Gardendale, AL - August 2011

Greater Gardendale Chamber of Commerce

Alan Hall, who served as interim director since January, became the permanent director.

 

Rosenberg, TX - August 2011

Central Ft. Bend Chamber Alliance

Shanta Kuhl is the new president.

 
 










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