Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO
President & CEO at Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce
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President & CEO
Driven to succeed and make a difference for our Chamber members and our community.
Specialties: relationship building,event planning, communication,customer service, soliciting sponsorship, conveying value of a product or service, budgeting, strategic planning, creative partnerships, financial management.
As Vice President, I lead our Business Development initiatives as well as oversee our membership recruitment and retention, marketing efforts, and leadership programs as developed in our program of work. I also work with Furman University to establish a lasting internship opportunity. I participate and work with our Executive Committee and Board of Directors to fulfill our mission to champion economic prosperity for our members and the Greer community.
I manage and coordinate all Chamber events including seminars, workshops, education/training activities, annual meetings, golf tournaments, fundraising events, and other events that the Chamber puts on. I manage Chamber programs such as a Leads group, young professionals group, women in businnes group, and a sales strategy for succes group. I manage and coordinate our Leadership Development programs: Leadership Greer, Junior Leadership Greer, and our Leadership Greer Alumni Association. This position also is charged withnon-dues revenue and building relationships with our business community.
mangaged 401K retirement plans and advivsed clients on investment strategies as well as recruited new clients.
Intern then hired in May of 2007 as Outreach Coordinator. Helped plan and manage events as well as assiting in membership retention.
Board member to assist in the policy and budgeting of the organization to ensure the mission is successful. Every Neighbor Matters.
Chairman of the Greer Memorial Hospital Advisory Council which is the sounding board for the community for positive feedback and constructive criticism to make Greer Memorial Hospital the best patient experience it can be. The council also acts as grassroots marketing effort for the hospital by reporting updates and new offerings provided by the hospital for the community.
A blog about the community and how the Chamber and myself relate to issues that arise.
Studied all aspects of non-profit management from and with leaders in the industry from across the country. The four year program teaches leadership styles, finance, legality, ethics, fundraising, event management and more to mold non-profit executives
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