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New chamber CEO appointed

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce has named its new CEO.

Caroline Grover will take over from Weldon LeBlanc Aug. 2.

Grover heads to the chamber with an experienced background in membership and community organizations.

She was the executive director for the economic development alliance for southeast Alberta for the past 2 1/2 years.

A veteran economic development practitioner, over the past 19 years, she has left a legacy of successful projects and initiatives in Alberta and B.C. says the chamber, having started business improvement areas, downtown revitalization projects, raising millions of dollars for community infrastructure and started and run business coaching programs to name a few.

She holds a certificate in retail management, a certificate in economic development from the University of Waterloo and is in the process of obtaining a diploma in public relations from UVic.

 

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