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Greater Shelby County Chamber Welcomes New Director of Business Development & Support

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October 31, 2017


PRESS RELEASE: Greater Shelby County Chamber Welcomes New Director of Business Development & Support to Professional Staff

1301 County Services Drive
Pelham, AL  35124
 
PRESS RELEASE October 31, 2017
 
Contact: Kirk Mancer 205-419-3361 or kirk@shelbychamber.org 
 
 
Greater Shelby County Chamber
Welcomes New Director of
Business Development & Support to Professional Staff
 
Joining the Chamber staff team in the position of Director, Business Development and Support is Jackson Pruett. Pruett, who was formerly a Project Manager with the Shelby County Economic and Industrial Development Authority, is a 2015 graduate of Auburn University, majoring in Political Science. 
 
In his role with the Chamber, Pruett will coordinate the Chamber’s Business Contact program which is designed to meet with existing businesses throughout Shelby County to identify any challenges or opportunities they might have. “The growth of existing businesses is an integral part of our new five year strategic plan” (ShelbyOne Next Level Up!) Chamber President & CEO Kirk Mancer commented. “It’s also crucial to our County and our communities continued growth and creation of new jobs. Jackson’s leadership in our Business Contact program will be vital to our success in achieving the goals we’ve laid out in the ShelbyOne Next Level Up! plan”, Mancer continued.
 
In addition, Pruett will direct all of the Chamber’s programs coordinated through the organization’s Small Business and Existing Business & Industry work groups, which include: “Annual Small Business Celebration”, “Annual Industry Appreciation Reception”, “Quarterly Industry Tours”, “Green Business” program, “Entrepreneurial Roundtable”, etc.
 
“We’re pleased to have Jackson join our professional staff team, and look forward to the enthusiasm and effort he will bring to the Chamber’s expanded program of work” Mancer concluded. 
 
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Contact:
Kirk Mancer, President & CEO
kirk@shelbychamber.org, (205) 663-4542