Padgett named North Carolina Chamber Executive of the Year for 2017
Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) Names North Carolina Chamber Executive of the Year for 2017
Spartanburg, SC – The Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) recognized the 2017 North Carolina Chamber Executive of the Year at their Annual Management Conference held today at the Spartanburg Marriott in Spartanburg, SC. Neal Padgett with the Garner Chamber of Commerce was honored as the recipient of the prestigious award.
The CACCE Executive of the Year Award recognizes long-term executives who have excelled over a period of years in leading and innovatively building their chamber. The award is based on the demonstration of excellence in areas of chamber leadership, organizational management, service to the profession, community reputation / involvement, and personal attributes.
Since his arrival at the Garner Chamber 11 years ago, Neal has transformed the Chamber, its staff, and Chamber members into strong advocates for the Town and its business community. Today, the Chamber and the business community speaks with one voice because of his efforts.
CACCE is the professional development organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities for chamber of commerce executives and staff members in North Carolina and South Carolina. CACCE equips chamber of commerce professionals with leadership skills and tools to build innovative chambers. The organization was formed in 1994 when the North Carolina and South Carolina state chamber associations merged. For more information on CACCE, or any of CACCE’s conferences or programs, contact Tiffany Fulmer Ott at (404) 312-0524.
Neal with CACCE President Mark Owens (left) and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster (left).