The ability to create and maintain a network of contacts is vital to every business. Belonging to the Chamber of Commerce offers you several opportunities for involvement. How about joining an interest group and sharing your expertise? There are networking opportunities scheduled each month at our Business After Hours (BAH) and we have several Annual Events scheduled throughout the year.
The Chamber is an alliance of approximately 400 members and over 700 representatives working together to develop a productive climate in Calvert County in which to conduct business. The Chamber enables its members to accomplish collectively what no one could do individually!
The mission of the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce is to be the influential voice of business, creating economic vitality by promoting the business community and its members.
CHAMBER ANNOUNCES PRESIDENT/CEO
The Calvert County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Robert “Bob” Carpenter will join the Chamber as President and CEO. In this role, Bob will be responsible for executive leadership of the Chamber as well as execution of strategic initiatives in support of the Chamber’s mission to be the influential voice of business by promoting the business community and its members.
“Bob is a well-respected member of our community, and we’re confident he’ll be a great asset to the Calvert County Chamber and its members,” said Frank Smith, board chair. “I am positive he is the right person for the job and will continue the Chamber’s positive momentum to promote economic vitality and improvement in the business climate in our County. We are very excited to have Bob with us.”
Bob joins the Chamber with many years of leadership experience working with small and large associations, corporations and governmental bodies. Bob has served the community as a member of the Chesapeake Beach Town Council and serves on boards of various community organizations. He is a business owner and most recently worked as Executive Director for the Arts Council of Calvert County. Bob received a master of public administration from the University of California and an undergraduate degree in political science from California Polytechnic State University.
Bob will start at the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce on June 1, 2017.