(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Katie Witherspoon has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Operations. Witherspoon has been with the Chamber for four years as the Director of Communications and Events.
“Katie's promotion is very well deserved and her leadership will be instrumental in the future success of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce,” said Greater Greer Chamber President/CEO Mark Owens. “Her knowledge and expertise of the chamber operations and how to best serve our members has been a key part of our chamber's success and will continue to be.”
Witherspoon’s new position will include an expanded role in organizational management and will work closely with the Executive Committee and Board of Director as one of the two Chamber’s lead executives.
“Katie has been and continues to be a great asset to the Greater Greer Chamber,” said Greater Greer Chamber Chairman Rosylin Weston. “We look forward to her continued leadership in this new position, which includes managing the day-to-day operation of the chamber while we search for our next President/CEO.”
Over the last four years, Witherspoon has effectively led the Greater Greer Chamber in sponsorships, business development programs, award-winning marketing campaigns and the nationally recognized GreerMade program. “We have a great team at the chamber, and I am honored and excited about this new opportunity and look forward to continuing to serve our members at a high level,” said Witherspoon.
An Upstate native, Witherspoon attended the University of South Carolina where she graduated magna cum laude from the school of journalism. An active participant in the Greer community, she currently serves on local community boards.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, non-profit organization that represents approximately 715 businesses in the Greer area. The mission of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is “To Champion Economic Prosperity for our members and the Greater Greer Community.” For more information on the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, call 864-877-3131 or visit www.greerchamber.com.