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News Release- Announcing Chris Rich as Board Chair

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Please Welcome our new Board Chair, Chris Rich.

South Sioux City, Neb., January 13, 2023 – The South Sioux City Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism introduced Chris Rich as the 2023 Chair of the Board of Directors today. Rich, a 2022 Board Member serving on the Executive Committee, officially started her second tenure as Chair of the Board of Directors, last serving in 2014.
 
Rich was born and raised in Sioux City and graduated from Morningside College in 1990 with a degree in Advertising/Marketing/Business. She then worked for the newspaper in South Sioux City as a graphic designer after graduation, before moving to various advertising agencies and then starting her own company, Absolute Screen Art, in 1998.
 
“The Chamber means so much to our community and myself and I am thankful for the opportunity to lead the Board of Directors again. I’d like to thank Julie for her stellar leadership in 2022 and for her continued involvement on the Board this year as well. The Board is looking forward to a year full of growth for our organization and the Siouxland area at large,” said Chris Rich, Chair of the Board of Directors at the South Sioux City Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism.
 
The introduction of Rich as Board Chair was at the Coffee Hour hosted by South Sioux City Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism at the South Sioux City Marriott Riverfront. The Chamber also recognized past chair, Julie Maas, and retiring board members for their service, and formally introduced the new President of the Chamber, Aron Wehr.
 
“We are lucky to have someone so dedicated to the community as Chris for our Board Chair. I appreciate her creative solutions, positive demeanor, and expertise in this crucial role from her longtime involvement in the Chamber leadership. We can’t wait for what 2023 has in store for the Chamber,” said Aron Wehr, President of South Sioux City Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism.  
 
About the South Sioux City Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism
 
The South Sioux City Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism and Convention and Visitors Bureau advances the commercial, industrial, agricultural, civic, educational and general interest of the South Sioux City trade area. The Chamber is dedicated to promoting growth and prosperity to local businesses and is guided by its mission to increase business, quality of life, and employment in the greater Siouxland Area.
 

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