Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce Names Heather Robinson as New Executive Director
Thursday, September 6, 2012 • 12:45pm
The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) announced this week that Heather L. Robinson has been named their new Executive Director. The Chamber thanks their former director, Neil Pinkman, who resigned in June, for all of his accomplishments during the last 3 years. Heather, a graduate of The University of Florida, comes to the Chamber with extensive business, sales and management experience. "We are excited to have Heather on board," says Mitch Beinhaker, the 2012-2013 GWACC Chairperson. "She brings a level of enthusiasm and creativity that will help us continue the work of our former director and move us quickly to the next level."
Heather has been a resident of Westfield since relocating her family from Florida 5 years ago. She and her husband are the proud parents of 3 children, all of whom attend school in town. While acting as a "stay at home" Mom, Heather has maintained community involvement in the public school system, along with other civic and nonprofit organizations.
Heather's leadership and business focus, combined with her infectious enthusiasm and relentless pursuit of goals, makes her a unique fit to facilitate and implement the strategic plan of the GWACC.
The Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce is an organization which has been serving the communities of Fanwood, Garwood, Scotch Plains, Mountainside and Westfield for more than 60 years. The Chamber's mission is to provide an environment that fosters success for members through increased economic activity ,business advocacy, member-driven services and community involvement. Members enjoy many benefits including: proprietary discounts with other members, deep discounts on booth rentals at the Westfield street fairs, website participation through the member directory and advertising, networking opportunities, and educational presentations. Our membership is made up of business owners and professionals who not only recoup their membership fee in ways already memtioned, but also enjoy relationship equity, only available by making quality business connections, within our 5 communities. Committee and/or Board positions allow local business owners to positively impact the economies of our towns as they support the "buy local" effort. For additional information, please contact GWACC at 908-233-3021, firstname.lastname@example.org.