The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce has named Kathy Moore interim CEO. Moore currently serves as the Chief Development Officer for the Salem Chamber and as the CEO of The Inspire Foundation, the charitable arm of the Chamber. Moore will step into this role as of July 1st.
“We have full confidence in Kathy’s ability to serve the organization in this capacity during the transition,” said Salem Chamber Board President Brent DeHart. “She has been instrumental in our growth and has the respect of the team and the community.”
The nation-wide search for a new CEO continues. The job description detailing qualifications and related information along with information on the application process can be downloaded here. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted through July.
In February, the Salem Chamber announced that Brandt will be leaving to take the position of President and CEO at the Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association. The transition is scheduled to take place this summer.
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The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce represents nearly 1,300 business members which employ over 35,000 Oregonians in the Mid-Willamette Valley. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors and professional staff, the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce serves as an advocate for business, community, and economic prosperity.