October 2018

Carol Kolson has been named as the new president/CEO of the Mesquite (NV) Chamber. Kolson previously served as the president/CEO of the Southwest King County (WA) Chamber.

The Greater Vail Area (AZ) Chamber has announced that MaRico Tippett is its new president/CEO. Tippett is a retired lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Air Force.

Lance Beck has been hired as the new president/CEO of the Greater Spokane Valley (WA) Chamber. Beck previously worked for the Oregon Coast Aquarium as director of marketing.

The Oroville (CA) Chamber has named Eric Smith as its new president/CEO.

Jessica Welch, IOM, has been promoted to the vice president of operations for the Greater Irvine (CA) Chamber. Welch is currently the chair of the W.A.C.E. Emerging Leaders Council.