SAN ANDREAS—September 29, 2014-The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has announced that they have hired Valley Springs resident Staci Johnston as the new Executive Director.
As a former business owner, Staci Johnston says she's excited for the Chamber to build a better relationship with our business community no matter how large or small the business.
“I have a deep commitment to make a positive impact upon our county as the Executive Director, and on behalf of the Chamber it is our goal to help build our new businesses as well as promote our longtime merchants within the county”, remarked Johnston. “I am looking forward to showcasing our business owners and recognizing their dedication to our communities and ultimately our county. I feel blessed to live in such a wonderful area full of a variety of businesses and I want to see individuals succeed in their endeavors. The Chamber will work closely with our resource agencies and utilize their services to promote a successful business experience in our county.”
"Staci has excellent knowledge of the starting and running of small businesses including the interpersonal positive relationships within the community itself, stated Chamber Executive Board member Cliff Edson, “For many years she has been very involved in the Calaveras community so the learning curve on getting to meet people and knowing the business people in our community will be a successful transition for her," Edson said.
“As the former owner and director of a successful in-home daycare since 1998 Staci has worked for many years on a very sensitive and personal level with families, children, and community support organizations in a positive and productive environment,” commented Mark Borchin, President of the Calaveras Chamber of Commerce. “She was born and raised in Calaveras County and she knows well the communities of which our county is made. Her expertise in having worked with the public in a variety of industries is an asset to the Chamber as her experience allows her to continue to interact with our community in a successful and positive manner. The Chamber Board believes that the relationship between our local businesses, whether large or small, is imperative for successful networking and ultimate growth in the county.”