Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Announces New President/CEO

Quincy, IL, October 22, 2021 – The Quincy Area

Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) is pleased to
announce that Bruce Guthrie has been selected as the Chamber’s new President & CEO. Guthrie will
begin work in his new position at the Chamber on Nov 15, 2021 .

“I am honored to be selected as President/CEO of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce,” said Guthrie. “I look forward to working with the Board of Directors, staff, members and community partners to develop programs and initiatives that assist our local
businesses to be successful and create a dynamic community. My experience over the last seven years as Executive Director of The District has been an honor as well and one that I will always appreciate.”

Guthrie and his wife both grew up in Adams County and remain committed to serving the Quincy area. Guthrie’s extensive experience in leadership, operations, marketing, and his commitment to achieving the highest level of quality, aligns with the mission and vision of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce. As President & CEO, Guthrie will be instrumental in the enhancement of the services and support the Chamber provides to our business community, while leading a financially healthy Chamber of Commerce with its 600+ members in the heart of the tri-state area.

“The Board is excited to have the opportunity to move forward with Bruce in his new role as President & CEO. The Chamber will be forever grateful for the contributions provided by Phil Conover as the Interim President & CEO and we plan to maximize the momentum to propel the organization forward. The Chamber has the unique opportunity to build upon our brand by prioritizing the needs of our members and moving forward with our continued support of all the community efforts in collectively creating a new “normal” in the current climate.” said Chaka Batley, Board of Directors Chair

Contact Information:
Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce
Chaka Batley, Board of Directors Chair