Chamber selects new president and CEO

Mar 14, 2017 | Media Releases (Archive), News

A warm welcome to Mr. Peter Chirico in his new role with the North Bay and District Chamber of Commerce as President and CEO, starting April 10, 2017

Media Release – After an extensive search and a complement of many qualified candidates, the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce (NBDCC) has selected Peter Chirico as their new President and CEO.

Chair Brad Gavan “welcomes Peter Chirico as the President and CEO of The North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce.  Peter has over 35 years of private and public sector experience that includes strategic planning, working with non-profit organizations, board management, building partnerships, and working with all levels of government. With Peter’s experience, he will be able to lead the Chamber forward in developing and implementing a new five-year Strategic Plan and to provide the voice and services our membership needs. On behalf of the Chamber Board of Directors and staff, congratulations Peter and welcome to the team.”

The North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce currently operates under four pillars to ensure the membership is engaged and benefits from the organization’s mandate to be “the voice of business for the region”.  The pillars include: advocacy, connections, growth, and value.  In partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, we can advocate at all levels of government.  With Peter’s experience in the private and public sectors, our organization is set up for success moving forward.  Mr. Chirico stated “opportunities like this don’t come everyday and I’ve never been more excited to take this leadership role with the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce and oversee its ongoing success today and into the future”.

The President and CEO has the overall responsibility for the complete operation and staff of the NBDCC as it involves programs, planning, working under the policy guidelines of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee and acting in accordance with policies, procedures, and bylaws of the NBDCC.

The North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce has 3 full time staff, and one contract person that serve more than 840 members in the region.  For more than 120 years, this not-for-profit organization has been “the voice of business committed to the enhancement of economic prosperity and quality of life in North Bay and area”.