Tucker one of eight chamber leaders recognized

Linda Parsons (Moore County Chamber), Emily Tucker (Richmond County Chamber), Angelle LaBorde (Greenwood Chamber), Doug Croft (Thomasville Area Chamber), Linda Cheek (Wilkes Chamber), and Liz Horton (Kershaw County Chamber) receive their Certified Chamber Executives of the Carolinas plaques.

Linda Parsons (Moore County Chamber), Emily Tucker (Richmond County Chamber), Angelle LaBorde (Greenwood Chamber), Doug Croft (Thomasville Area Chamber), Linda Cheek (Wilkes Chamber), and Liz Horton (Kershaw County Chamber) receive their Certified Chamber Executives of the Carolinas plaques.

Greenville, S.C. — Emily Tucker, president of the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, was one of eight regional chamber leaders selected as a 2014 recipient of the Certified Chamber Executives of the Carolinas designation.

The Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives made the announcement on Oct. 30 at its Annual Management Conference in Greenville, S.C.. Eight chamber professionals were honored as the recipients of this prestigious designation for 2014:

  • Doug Croft, Thomasville Area Chamber
  • Linda Cheek, Wilkes Chamber
  • Liz Horton, Kershaw County Chamber
  • Emily Tucker, Richmond County Chamber
  • David Bradley, Statesville Chamber
  • Angelle LaBorde, Greenwood Chamber
  • Rita Berry, Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber
  • Linda Parsons, Moore County Chamber

The CACCE Certified Chamber Executives of the Carolinas exemplifies excellence and professionalism of Carolinas chamber executives. This designation is based upon experience, service to CACCE, training/continuing education and personal achievement. The designation strengthens career development, provides an opportunity for personal recognition, and measures individual progress of chamber professionals.

This group joins 13 chamber professionals who were recognized last year, bringing the total number of Certified Chamber Executives of the Carolinas to 21.

CACCE is the professional development organization dedicated to improving the educational opportunities for chamber of commerce executives and staff members in North and South Carolina. CACCE equips chamber of commerce professionals with leadership skills and tools to build innovative chambers.

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In addition to the individual recognition, the Carolinas Accredited Chamber designation was awarded to eight chambers of commerce:

  • Asheville Area Chamber
  • Fayetteville Regional Chamber
  • Greater Lexington Chamber
  • Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber
  • Greenwood Chamber
  • Outer Banks Chamber
  • Richmond County Chamber
  • Wilkes Chamber

The CACCE Carolinas Accredited Chamber program sets standards of excellence for chambers in North and South Carolina. It recognizes chambers that have met those standards while offering guidelines for others to improve their effectiveness. The program follows the U.S. Chamber model, and it shows that a chamber has gone through a detailed analysis of what and where they are as an organization.

This group joins nine chambers that were recognized last year, bringing the total number of Carolinas Accredited Chambers to 17.

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