Northwest Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman Katie Magoon recently announced that Greg Gelzinnis has been selected as the new president and CEO of the chamber of commerce.
A 5-member Hiring Committee of our Board of Directors has been working for the last 3 months to review resumes and screen candidates,We received over 168 applicants for the position, but are very pleased that Greg will be leading our organization into the future
Gelzinnis comes to the Northwest Chamber after having founded and run Bluff City Tours, Inc., a regional tour and event planning business from 1986 to 2015; three seasons as the Kettle Coordinator for the Salvation Army – Alton Corps; and most recently, as the Director of Program Development for the YWCA of Alton.
Mr. Gelzinnis’ experience with Corporate America, Small Business, Not-For-Profits, and Service Agencies made us confident that he could relate to our diverse membership.We were also very impressed with Greg’s creativity and willingness to bring new ideas for membership development, events and programs to our table
immediate past board chairman and member of the Hiring Committee Tim Branham said.Read More
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