Community Leadership, President/CEO, Senior Management
4 Year Degree
The Phenix City-Russell County Chamber in Alabama is seeking its next President/CEO for the organization. The Chamber currently has over 400 active members with growth opportunity. The chamber is a 4-star accredited chamber through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and is dedicated to creating a vibrant business community.
The President/CEO is the chief executive and administrative officer and is accountable for all organizational activities of the chamber and its foundation, including but not limited to: program initiatives; membership recruitment, development and retention; hiring; training and supervision of staff; total fiscal responsibilities within agreed upon financial resources; and developing and maintaining collaborative working relationship between the Phenix City-Russell County Chamber and business and public policy/governmental organizations, other regional chambers and other regional organizations to foster a strong business environment for the members and business community at-large.
The successful candidate will be a proven, results-oriented leader who motivates and coordinates the Chamber’s volunteer leaders and staff in championing local business interests, growing the economy and identifying new program opportunities that address issues of importance in Phenix City-Russell County and surrounding communities.
Selected candidate will be expected to reside in the state of Alabama, within the service area of the Phenix City – Russell County Chamber.
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About Phenix City - Russell County Chamber of Commerce
The Phenix City region and the State of Alabama offer a supportive environment that encourages business success. That environment has resulted in international attention and continued job growth and investment across a number of industry sectors. There are 634 square miles in Russell County. It is bordered on the north by Lee County, on the west by Macon County, on the south by Barbour County and ...on the east by the Chattahoochee River. The Russell County population, of about 50,000, is largely urban with 65 % residents living in an urban setting and 35% living in a rural setting. Russell County is the home of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery and the Chattahoochee Indian Heritage Center. A portion of the Trail of Tears for the Cherokee Indians ran through a section of Russell County. The Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to creating a vibrant business community in the Phenix City-Russell County Area and currently has over 400 active members in nearly 200 different business industries. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded the Phenix City – Russell County Chamber of Commerce with a 4-Star Accreditation. Of the almost 7,000 chambers in the U.S., only 199 are accredited.
Swingbridge Consulting, LLC is managing this search for the Phenix City - Russell County Chamber. Swingbridge Consulting partners with Chambers of Commerce and Nonprofits. Our key focus areas are executive searches, program and operation audits, strategic planning, board and staff training, ChamberMaster and Constant Contact trainings and keynote presentations.