Juli Vieira has been named the CEO of the Sausalito (CA) Chamber. Vieira previously led the San Benito County (CA) Chamber and Visitors Bureau.
The San Joaquin County (CA) Hispanic Chamber announced that Jesús Andrade is the new CEO. Andrade is a current member of the Stockton City Council and co-founder of the Stockton Schools Initiative.
Nick Kaspar is the new president/CEO of the Santa Clara (CA) Chamber. He previously served the chamber as the international trade associate, economic development coordinator and interim director.
Andrew Hoan is the new president/CEO of the Portland (OR) Business Alliance. Hoan previously led the Brooklyn (NY) Chamber. He replaces Sandra McDonough, who is retiring after 14 years.
Bruce Humphrey has been chosen as the new CEO of the Mountain View (CA) Chamber. Humphrey previously served the chamber as the head of government affairs.
The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) recognized W.A.C.E. member Gary Toebben, CCE, IOM and past member Marianne Virgili, CCE, IOM as Life Members at the ACCE Annual Convention in Des Moines, IA.
ACCE announced the winners of its Communications Excellence awards program. Winners include W.A.C.E. members: Fort Collins Area (CO) Chamber, Tulsa (OK) Regional Chamber, and Chandler (AZ) Chamber. A list of all winners is available at www.acce.org.