The Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced Monday that Kacie Bray has been selected as the new President/CEO of the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce.
“We are thrilled and excited to welcome Kacie to the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce,” said Doug Happe, Chairman of the Board at the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce, who made the announcement Monday. “Her impressive experience combined with her passion for community initiatives will be a tremendous asset as we broaden the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce appeal and presence within the area.”
Bray’s new role will have her overseeing the implementation and measurement of the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce’s strategic plan, which includes membership, education, special events, and community outreach. The Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce will be partnering with the city on a number of upcoming programs and events, as well as continuing partnership events such as the weekly 3No networking business mixers.
Happe explained that Bray’s experience made her an attractive candidate for the leadership role at the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce. Most recently Bray served as Regional Sponsorship Manager for Washington Prime Group. While in this position she led The Outlet Collection | Seattle located in Auburn, WA to increased revenue. Bray’s prior position on the Auburn Tourism Board for the City of Auburn gives her an additional unique perspective to help increase tourism brand awareness to the Auburn area.
Bray replaces Julia Jordan who had served as the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce’s President/CEO since September 2016. According to Happe, with Jordan’s contract ending the Board reviewed the direction of the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce and elected not the renew her contract. Jordan has joined WinnComm, LLC to launch their latest endeavor, JagChamber.