FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Stacy Garmon has been selected as the Chamber’s next President and CEO. A nationwide search was conducted by executive search firm, Jorgenson Consulting and led by an eight-member Succession Committee. Garmon will begin work in her new position on November 28, 2022, and work side by side with current President and CEO Pam Ridler who will be retiring on December 31, 2022 after 24 years in the position.
Garmon has over seven years of experience providing executive leadership for chambers of commerce. She serves as the Vice President of the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GA), has financial responsibility for $1.2 million annual budget encompassing membership retention and sales, government affairs/public policy initiatives and trips, and all signature and networking events and programs.
“Having experience as a small business owner, I believe Chamber membership provides businesses with a competitive edge in the marketplace,” said Garmon. “Whether long-standing businesses or new business start-ups, the Chamber offers strategies to help businesses grow. I am excited to join the Castle Rock team to help promote the local business community. Thank you to the Chamber board of directors, the search committee and to those who have invested in our Chamber’s mission. I look forward to working with the staff, members, and leadership team to move the mission of the Castle Rock Chamber forward.”
Kevin McHugh, Chairman of the Chamber’s Succession Committee, “We are so pleased to be able to introduce the next President and CEO for the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce, Stacy Garmon. Stacy’s experience, enthusiasm, and positive energy make her the perfect fit for continuing the Castle Rock Chamber’s mission of being a Catalyst for business growth, a Convener of leaders, and a Champion for a thriving community.”
About the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce:
Founded in 1955, the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce has been the leading champion of entrepreneurial and economic prosperity for 67 years. The United States Chamber of Commerce awarded the Castle Rock Camber 4-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. The Chamber has a long history of championing initiatives that make Castle Rock and Douglas County great. The Castle Rock Chamber provides many opportunities to volunteer and to become a part of our community. www.castlerock.org