Whitesell is proud to announce that Tom Heitzman, Whitesell’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, was elected to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey (CCSNJ) for a two-year term commencing January 2013.
Tom has served on the Chamber’s Board of Directors since 2004, including the Board’s Executive Committee in 2006, and from 2008 to present.
“We are thrilled to have Tom at the helm of our organization,” said Debra P. DiLorenzo, president and chief executive of the chamber, in a statement. “Tom’s expertise and business acumen will guide our organization as we implement our program of work over the next two years. Tom is highly respected in the business community and among our board of directors, and we know that he will make an immediate and positive impact on the chamber.”
CCSNJ is the largest Chamber of Commerce in the region with 1,700 members and growing, and the most active with more than 150 events each year. CCSNJ member companies employ close to 325,000 people throughout the seven Southern New Jersey counties (Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties) and the Greater Philadelphia area, as well as Northern Delaware. CCSNJ is a microcosm of the South Jersey economy.
Named the Best Chamber in New Jersey by NJBIZ, the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey (CCSNJ) is a not-for-profit, business organization founded in 1873 whose mission is to provide members with opportunities to meet other members and do business, resources to enhance members' position in the marketplace, and a collective voice on public policy issues that impact business.
As the South Jersey business community's voice in Trenton, CCSNJ has significant clout and is highly regarded by the Legislature, the Governor and cabinet as a "player" on issues impacting the business community. CCSNJ partners with elected officials to develop realistic solutions to improve our region, protect the business community’s interests, and save tax dollars.
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Click link below for Chris Bishop's (PhillyBurb Staff Writer) 12/21/12 story.