The Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce has announced David Minor as the organization’s new president & CEO, effective July 1. Minor has served as the president and CEO of the Superior-Douglas County Area Chamber of Commerce since 1996.
“It is with a heavy heart that I share this news with the Superior community,” said Minor. “I’ve lived in Superior for all but ten years of my life and have nothing but wonderful things to say about my experience with the Chamber as President and CEO. Serving as the president and CEO of the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce is an exciting opportunity and I’m ready to start the next chapter of my career. I would like to sincerely thank the Superior-Douglas County Area Chamber’s Board of Directors, members, volunteers and staff for the opportunity to work with you.”
Minor’s achievements include; a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute of Organizational Management and has been the chief staff member of the Superior-Douglas County Area Chamber since 1996. He is a past board member of the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, past board chair of the Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives, and past board chair of the Mid-America Chamber Executives (MACE). Under his leadership, the Chamber has formed a foundation that will secure the future of the Youth Leadership Program that has seen 493 graduates over the past 14 years. He is very proud of the strong partnership between The Chamber and the Superior School District, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Superior. And membership has doubled over his tenure at The Chamber.
“Mr. Minor has been an amazing asset to the Superior-Douglas County community for over two decades,” said Charlie Place, Board Chair of the Superior-Douglas County Chamber. “While we are sad to see him leave, we know the Eau Claire Area Chamber will flourish under his leadership. The Chamber Board wishes Dave well in this new endeavor and we appreciate the opportunity to have worked with him as our Chamber president and CEO. On a personal note, I will miss his positive attitude, his always upbeat disposition, his passion for the job, and his love of Superior and Douglas County. His leadership will be greatly missed.”
Minor follows Bob McCoy, president and CEO of the Eau Claire Area Chamber since 1994, who is retiring.
- Dave Minor and Charlie Place will be available for TV & Radio interviews on Wednesday, May 31st. Please call Nikky Farmakes at 715-394-7716 to schedule a time.