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President and CEO leaves the Richmond Chamber of Commerce

Press Release

May 10, 2022

Richmond Chamber of Commerce announces the departure of President and Chief Executive Officer Dan Baxter for personal reasons.

We are pleased to announce that leadership of the organization that represents 700 businesses in Richmond has been taken on by Shaena Furlong. Ms. Furlong has been with the Chamber for ten years in a variety of capacities, most recently in the position of Director of Operations.

“We thank Mr. Baxter for his work in continuing the ninety-seven year tradition of the Chamber’s commitment to furthering business in our community and wish him well in his future endeavours,” says Board Chair Carolyn Robertson.

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is a broad-based non-profit membership association representing businesses ranging from international and national corporations to mid-size firms, start-ups and small companies in every industry and profession in the region.

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