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Carroll County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Chris Clark, President of the Georgia Chamber

Provided by Carroll County Chamber

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will host a Membership Luncheon on Wednesday, October 19, from 11:30 – 1:00 at City Station in Carrollton with guest speaker Chris Clark, President & CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon is sponsored by SFC Intermodal.

Since mid-March, Clark has crisscrossed the state of Georgia, presenting “The New Georgia Economy.” The program focuses on the economic outlook for the state and region, addressing the labor crisis, creating a diversified economy, and building infrastructure. The program also provides a forum to learn more about long-term needs and share ideas to improve prosperity for Georgians.

For over a century, the Georgia Chamber has focused on advocacy for free enterprise, policy development, business and economic development, events, and engagement opportunities. It provides numerous Chamber Services for small businesses. Today the Georgia Chamber represents over 50,000 members in 159 counties and works with 161 local and binational chambers daily.

A Georgia native, Chris Clark, has served as the President and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce since 2010. Chris previously served as Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Executive Director of the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority, and Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Economic Development, among other positions. He is a graduate of Georgia Southern University and Georgia College and State University. For more information about Chris Clark or the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, please visit their website at www.gachamber.com.

SFC Intermodal, the luncheon sponsor, is an all-encompassing container drayage provider. Located in Villa Rica, GA, SFC moves all types of ocean containers in and out of rail terminals and ports every day across the nation. Christy Mendick, president of SFC Intermodal, has over 20 years of experience in transportation and logistics; she is an expert at providing logistical solutions for companies of all sizes. Christy and her team work to provide the best routes and pricing to service their customers. To learn more about SFC Intermodal, please visit their website at www.sfcintermodal.com.

If you are interested in learning more about the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, please visit their website at www.carroll-ga.org.