Lance Allison, CCE, IOM

Lance Allison, CCE, IOM

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Location
Panama City Beach, Florida (Panama City, Florida Area)
Industry
Nonprofit Organization Management

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Lance Allison, CCE, IOM's Overview

Current
  • President/CEO at Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce
Past
  • President/CEO at Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce
  • Owner/Photographer at Allison Photography
Education
  • Kentucky Institute for Economic Development
  • Institute for Organization Management-Southeast
  • Murray State University
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Lance Allison, CCE, IOM's Summary

After 18 years in small business I became the President/CEO of the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce in 2008. In 2013 I became President/CEO of the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce.

My goal as the CEO of the Chamber of Commerce is to provide networking opportunities, advocacy, and advancement for members of the Panama City Beach Chamber.

Specialties: I hold a BS and MS in Organizational Communication. Organizational Communication is an area of study that includes; conflict management, negotiation, interpersonal relationships, small group studies, and leadership research. In 2012 I completed the US Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Organization Management at the Southeast Institute located at the University of Georgia.

Lance Allison, CCE, IOM's Experience

President/CEO

Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce

April 2013Present (1 year 6 months)

I manage eight employees and the day to day operations of a 900 member chamber of commerce. Additionally I oversee the development and implementation of the strategic plan as set forth by the Board of Directors.

President/CEO

Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce

May 2008April 2013 (5 years)

I manage the day to day operations of a 700+ chamber of commerce as well as execute the startegic plan as set forth by the Board of Directors.

Owner/Photographer

Allison Photography

May 1990May 2008 (18 years 1 month)

Principle photographer and owner for from 1997 until 2008. I still retain ownership of the company and do some freelance work.

Lance Allison, CCE, IOM's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Board Chair

      Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives
      October 2012 May 2013 (8 months)
    • Board Chair

      United Way of Murray Kentucky
      • Economic Empowerment
      January 2010 January 2013 (3 years 1 month)
    • President

      Rotary Club of Murray Kentucky
      July 2008 July 2009 (1 year 1 month)
    • City Council

      City of Murray Kentucky
      • Politics
      January 2000 July 2006 (6 years 7 months)

Lance Allison, CCE, IOM's Certifications

  • Certified Chamber Executive

    • Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives
    • August 2014
  • Certificate in Nonprofit Organization Management (IOM)

    • US Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management
    • June 2012
  • Accredited Chamber Executive

    • Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives
    • April 2012 to April 2015

Lance Allison, CCE, IOM's Skills & Expertise

  1. Public Speaking
  2. Fundraising
  3. Public Relations
  4. Social Media
  5. Non-profits
  6. Community Outreach
  7. Strategic Planning
  8. Event Planning
  9. Event Management
  10. Social Media Marketing
  11. Customer Service
  12. Team Building
  13. Volunteer Management
  14. Leadership Development
  15. Small Business
  16. Newsletters
  17. Program Development
  18. Social Networking
  19. Editing
  20. Teaching
  21. Nonprofits
  22. Research
  23. Facebook
  24. Project Management
  25. Contract Negotiation
  26. Negotiation
  27. Higher Education
  28. Management
  29. Leadership
  30. Recruiting
  31. Marketing Communications
  32. Marketing
  33. Budgets
  34. Grant Writing
  35. Time Management

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Lance Allison, CCE, IOM's Education

Kentucky Institute for Economic Development

20122012

A one week course in Economic Development.

Institute for Organization Management-Southeast

IOM, Chamber & Association Management

20092012

The Institute for Organization Management is a 96 hour certification program for Chamber and Association professionals conducted by the US Chamber of Commerce.

Murray State University

M.S. & B.S., Organizational Communication

19902007

I recieived my undergraduate degree in 1995 and then worked on my Masters degree off and on until finishing in December of 2007. In the summer of 1994 I studied in Bregenz, Austria with the Kentucky Institute for International Studies.

Activities and Societies: Lambda Chi Alpha

Lance Allison, CCE, IOM's Additional Information

Websites:
Interests:

Cycling

Groups and Associations:

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives, American Chamber of Commerce Executives, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Board of Directors (Vice-Chairman), Rotary Club of Murray (President 2008), United Way of Murray-Calloway County (Campaign Chair-2007/President Elect 2009), First Baptist Church Murray, Murray City Council (2000-2006) Finance Committee / Public Saftey / Public Works (Chair-2002-2007) / Long Range Planning / Cemetery, Murray Electric System Board of Directors., George Weaks Community Center Board (Vice Chairman), Leadership Murray Class of 2006, Senior Citizens Board of Directors, Youth Sports Association Board of Directors

Honors and Awards:

2007 Kentucky United Way Volunteer Award, 2010 KCCE Award of Excellence Member Retention, 2010 KCCE Award of Excellence E-Newsletter, 2011 KCCE Award of Excellence Member Retention, 2011 KCCE Award of Excellence Publication, 2012 ACCE Bronze Award Special Publications, 2012 ACCE Chamber of the Year-$500, 000 Revenue Category. 2013 FACP Outstanding Communication Awards; The Circuit Magazine & The Panama City Beach Visitors Guide.

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