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President & CEO

Company: Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber
Location: Renton
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Organization
The (Chamber) is the voice for business and a catalyst for prosperity. The Chamber stimulates activity in the South Sound to create a business climate that supports all sectors of the economy. Working at local, state, and federal levels to represent business interests, the Chamber ensures the South Sound remains a desirable place to build and grow business. The vision of the Chamber is to make the South Sound region the most equitable and inclusive place to do business in Washington state. In pursuit of this mission, the Chamber advocates to grow business and the economy, protect business owner rights, increase the private sector workforce, and improve the overall business climate in an equitable and inclusive manner.
All organizations need effective to achieve their goals and remain competitive in an ever-changing market. The Chamber works to develop and strengthen diverse, local leaders by providing the resources needed to succeed. From keeping businesses updated on the evolving public health and legal landscape to supporting entrepreneurs through business training, to connecting businesses with skilled workers, the Chamber partners with business leaders to enhance their organization's fundamentals leading to growth and sustainability. These programs include the , the , the , , and the which focuses on supporting BIPOC business leaders and entrepreneurs.
formed with customers, vendors, referral partners, influential leaders, employees and the community at large are core to growing businesses. The Chamber provides numerous resources to help members form relationships that enhance the value of their businesses. From increasing an organization-- - -s visibility in the community, to providing opportunities to conduct personal marketing, the Chamber is there to help businesses grow!
The Chamber has a diverse membership of 1,200+ comprised of the area-- - -s largest employers, well established small businesses, nonprofits, academic institutions, and entrepreneurial start-ups. The Chamber has a $4.5M budget for the 2021/2022 fiscal year and operates with 15 full-time augmented by a variety of consultants and contractors. The Chamber is governed by a 25-member
Mission: We are the voice for business and a catalyst for prosperity.
Vision: Making South Sound the most equitable and inclusive place to do business in Washington state.
Values: Anti-racism. Collaboration. Support & Advocacy. Catalytic Leadership. Results.
The Position
Over the past 10 years, well-regarded incumbent President & CEO Tom Pierson has successfully led the growth and expansion of the Chamber into the respected, impactful, and highly-visible organization that it is today. The new President & CEO will be responsible for the overall operation of the Chamber and will work in partnership with the Board to set strategic direction, create synergistic opportunities, and design and implement annual business plans.-- --- - The new President & CEO will deliver on the intent of the Chamber-- - -s updated vision.
Specific areas of accountability include member relations, budgeting and financial reporting, strategic planning, operations and administration, team leadership, program development and management, revenue and business development, Board relations, advocacy, partnership development, alignment, and management, community engagement, media and public relations, marketing and communications, and government relations. In addition, the President & CEO serves as a key spokesperson for the Chamber, delivering presentations to a wide array of community based organizations and stakeholder groups.PandoLogic. Keywords: President, Location: Renton, WA - 98059

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