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Fortenberry Receives Lifetime Achievement Award


July 20, 2016

(Greer, SC)Jodi Fortenberry, Director of Membership Development for the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, has been awarded a Lifetime Sales Achievement award by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) 

“Jodi has done an excellent job reaching out to the business community to share the benefits of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce. This is a tremendous honor and we are proud to have her on our team,” said chamber President/CEO Mark Owens.

The membership development division of ACCE developed the Circle of Champions Sales Program to recognize career membership sales professionals. 22 chamber professionals from across the country were awarded the 2016 Lifetime Achievement. Fortenberry received the Bronze level, which equates to sales of $175,000 dollars or 500 new members               

Established in 1914, the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) serves professionals who manage chambers of commerce. ACCE's mission is to support and develop these chamber leaders to advance the interests of their communities and businesses. ACCE represents 7,000 leaders from 1,300 chambers of commerce, including 93 of the top 100 U.S. metro areas. The combined memberships of these chambers exceeds 1.2 million businesses. 

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, non-profit organization that represents approximately 700 businesses in the Greer area. The mission of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is “To Champion Economic Prosperity for our members and the Greater Greer Community.”  For more information on the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, call 864-877-3131 or visit www.greerchamber.com 

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