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Peoria Selects New Chamber President

PEORIA - Jeffrey Griffin has been named as the Chamber of Commerce's new President.
PEORIA - The Board of Directors of the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce and Cal MacKay, CEO of the Greater Peoria Business Alliance has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Griffin as Chamber President. Griffin will assume responsibilities beginning on February 10.

Griffin and his family will be moving to Peoria from Wooster, Ohio, where he most recently worked for Edward Jones. Before that, he served as President of the Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce and served on the Wooster City Council. As Chamber President, Griffin was influential in recruiting and retaining thousands of new jobs and developing a quality workforce in Ohio, Wooster and Wayne County. Griffin also served on the Boards of the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Ohio and the Wayne Economic Development Council & Main Street Wooster; he also served on the City of Wooster’s Finance, Public Utilities and Public Properties Committees.

Cal MacKay, CEO of the Greater Peoria Business Alliance says Griffin’s experience and leadership make him a great fit for the organization. “His past experience as a successful chamber leader and commitment to community service will bring great vision to the Peoria area. His passion and work ethic along with his ability to collaborate with others will benefit businesses and foster economic growth in the Greater Peoria region.”

Griffin is looking forward to his move to Peoria and building relationships with members, the business community, and community leaders. "Rosy and I are honored to join the Peoria Area Chamber along with our three children. We take this responsibility very seriously and look forward to many quality years in Peoria. The community is so strong now and we will work hard to grow our economy."

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