Saturday, July 30, 2022

Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce Leader Earns Elite Certification

Robert S. Carl, Jr., Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce, President & CEO, has been designated as a Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) by ACCE, the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

ACCE is an association based in Alexandria, Va., that has over 1,600 chambers of commerce and related business and economic development organizations as members, representing more than 9,000 professionals in the industry.

The CCE program assesses and tests the applicant's knowledge of core chamber management areas —management, planning and development, membership, communications and revenue and operations. Chamber professionals who are designated CCEs earned this prestigious recognition through hard work, countless hours of dedication to their field and leadership of their chamber to achieve the chamber’s goals.

“In the past year, these chamber leaders invested many hours in their professional development to earn their CCE designation,” said Matt McCormick, CCE, IOM, president of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce (Mo.) and CCE Commission chairman. “We commend their achievement and are very proud to have them join a long tradition of professional excellence.”

Carl is one of eight chamber professionals to earn the Certified Chamber Executive designation in 2022. These leaders represent chambers of commerce in seven states, including Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia, as well as the Canadian province Nova Scotia.

The first CCE designation was conferred more than 40 years ago. It is recognized as the highest, and most elite, professional designation in the chamber of commerce profession. It’s the only globally-recognized certification program exclusive to the chamber of commerce industry.

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