FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
D’Amico Named President & CEO of Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce
Bloomington, IN – January 4, 2018 – Phil D’Amico has been named President and CEO of The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce. D’Amico formally accepted the offer extended by the organization’s board of directors. D’Amico will assume his new duties on Thursday, February 1, replacing Jeb Conrad who left the position in July 2017. The announcement was made today by Chamber board chair and search committee member, Tony Stonger.
D’Amico comes to the position from Richmond, IN, where he served as President and CEO of the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce. Prior to working in Richmond D’Amico was the Chief Marketing Officer and Business Development Manager for Majority Builders Incorporated in South Bend, IN. D’Amico also has experience in broadcasting, hosting a weekly television program in South Bend for over ten years.
“I am extremely honored and humbled to lead this Chamber. I look forward to working with a talented staff and it will be a privilege to be part of the Bloomington community. Thank you to the search committee and Anne Bono for this opportunity and for their confidence,” said D’Amico.
“We are excited to welcome Phil to the Bloomington community, and to lead The Chamber. With his background in Chamber leadership, business and communication, we believe he will provide a new vision for The Chamber moving forward,” said Stonger. “We are confident that he can build on the continued success of The Chamber while enhancing our business community.”
The national executive search for The Chamber’s new President & CEO began in the summer of 2017 after Conrad resigned from the position. Anne Bono has served as the interim President & CEO as well as Director of Advocacy and Public Policy during the transition. Bono will step down as interim President & CEO when D’Amico begins on February 1, and continue solely in her director role.
“On behalf of The Chamber’s board of directors, I would like to thank Anne for her leadership during this time of transition. I also thank the members of the search committee who were committed to finding an exceptional leader for The Chamber,” added Stonger.
About the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce:
The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit membership organization serving as our community’s leading advocate for business. We offer unique leadership opportunities, meaningful volunteer activities, and exclusive business-building programs focused on critical economic, civic, and social priorities. Chamber members support each other and community initiatives, sharing information and resources to help create economic opportunity and community well-being. At the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, we believe that better business leads to a better community.
Interim President and CEO
Director of Advocacy and Public Policy
# # #
'Dream Job' Awaits Next Bloomington Chamber CEO - 1/4/2018 Interview with Inside Indiana Business (audio included)