Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New President

Published 02/18 2014 11:23AM

Updated 02/19 2014 07:15AM


PEORIA – The River City is officially welcoming a new leader to town.

 

The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce announced its new president Tuesday.

 

Jeffrey Griffin comes to central Illinois from Ohio, where he also led a Chamber of Commerce group.

 

His goals include developing a new strategic plan and growing the Chamber’s membership. “Our chamber was part of a 16 county economic development group in northeast Ohio which included Akron, Canton, Cleveland, Youngstown, Wooster and so forth. So I'm used to working on a regional level, but also focusing on economic growth, retention and recruitment at the local level.”

 

Griffin began his work in Peoria last week.

 

 

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