Regional Search – Chief Executive Officer,
Clayton County Chamber of Commerce (GA)

Situation
Clayton County. Clayton County, a suburban community located just south of Atlanta’s central business district, is home to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest passenger airport; the Georgia International Convention Center, a world-class venue that is directly linked to the airport’s ATL SkyTrain automated people mover system; Clayton State University, a major educational asset and home to a cultural treasure in Spivey Hall, the Carnegie Hall of the South; the Atlanta State Farmers Market; the 1996 Olympics Volleyball venue and many other attractions and businesses.

The Chamber. Based in Jonesboro, the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce is a business organization dedicated to making Clayton County the ideal place in Metropolitan Atlanta to live, work, and play. Founded in 1953 and accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber promotes business growth and enhances the overall business climate for a prosperous Clayton County. After nearly ten years with the Chamber, the Chamber’s most recent Chief Executive Officer resigned at the end of 2015 to take a new position in the region.  Accordingly, the Chamber has commenced a search for a new CEO.

Position Description – Summary
The CEO will serve as the head of the Chamber and report directly to the Chamber Board of Directors. The CEO will oversee all day-to-day Chamber operations, financial matters, implementation of Board decisions, and the development and implementation of the organization’s strategic plan. The CEO is responsible for ensuring the Chamber achieves its mission to facilitate the growth of businesses, jobs and the overall quality of life in Clayton County.

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Candidates for this position will be evaluated by POWER 10 and the Clayton County Chamber CEO Selection Committee. The Selection Committee will invite the most qualified candidates to participate in the next phase of the selection process.

About POWER 10
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, POWER 10 provides comprehensive capacity building services (executive search, feasibilities studies and capital campaign management, fundraising training, strategic planning, etc.) to chambers of commerce, economic development organizations and other nonprofits throughout the U.S. For more information on our firm, please visit our web site or email us at kaquino@gopower10.com.