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Shelby County Chamber appoints new Executive Director

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the promotion of Courtney Chapella to the position of Executive Director. 

Chapella has served the chamber for over 13 years, most recently in the role of Director of Member Relations and Accounting. She is excited to continue her great work at the chamber in this new position.
Chapella is a long-time Shelby County resident, graduating from Morristown High School. She received her degree in Sports Marketing from the University of Indianapolis. Chapella began working at the Shelby County Chamber in 2010 as an Executive Assistant. Throughout her 13 years, Chapella has worked every position at the Chamber, including creating new positions to reflect her work.
As the Executive Director, Chapella will oversee all aspects of the Shelby County Chamber's operations, including membership growth and community engagement. With a proven track record of fostering strong relationships with members, stakeholders, and the community, Chapella is well-equipped to lead the chamber into its next phase of growth and success.
"We are thrilled to appoint Courtney as our new Executive Director," said Joshua Georgen, Chamber Board of Directors President. "Throughout her time with the Chamber, she has consistently demonstrated a deep commitment to our members and a strong vision for the Chamber's future. We are confident that she will excel in this new role and lead the Chamber to even greater success."
In her new capacity, Courtney will work closely with the Board of Directors, staff, members, and community partners to advance the Chamber's mission of promoting economic growth, advocating for business interests, and enhancing the quality of life in Shelby County.
"I am deeply honored and excited to take on the role of Executive Director at the Shelby County Chamber," said Chapella. "I am committed to building on the strong foundation established by my predecessors and working collaboratively with our members and stakeholders to drive positive change and growth in our community.” 
Courtney can be reached at the chamber at 317-398-6647 or by email at courtneychapella@shelbychamber.net.