Chamber Executives in the News

Douglass Wilhoit, CEO of the Greater Stockton (CA) Chamber, has announced his retirement after 22 years of service. Timm Quinn will serve as interim CEO starting in late July.

After 32 years leading the Wickenburg (AZ) Chamber, Julie Brooks has announced her retirement. Sheila Goode, office coordinator, will take over as executive director/CEO in August.

Pam Bales, president/CEO of the West Metro (CO) Chamber, has announced her retirement after leading the chamber for six years. Madison MacDonald, director of marketing and communications, will serve as interim president while a search is conducted for Bales’ successor.

Jim Johnson has been hired as the new president/CEO of the Pearland (TX) Chamber. Johnson most recently served as president/CEO of the Georgetown (TX) Chamber and succeeds Carol Artz-Bucek, who retired after 18 years.

The Greater Coachella Valley (CA) Chamber has announced Emily Falappino will be its new president/CEO. Falappino served as president/CEO of the Temecula Valley (CA) Chamber for two years.

With the resignation of Falappino, the Temecula Valley (CA) Chamber has named Brooke Nunn as interim CEO while conducting an executive search. Nunn has been with the chamber for 10 years and most recently served as the events director.

In Memoriam

Ed Stolmaker, former CEO of the Marana (AZ) Chamber, has passed away. Stolmaker led the chamber for 15 years before retiring a few years ago.