Rancho Mirage, CA — Stice named President/CEO of Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce.
Katie Stice, IOM, has been Executive Director for the past year and will continue leadership for the organization with the newly appointed title. Stice has more than 13 years of senior management experience with local chambers, and more than 25 years of non-profit management experience in the Coachella Valley. Stice worked with her team to reach the rare Five-Star Accreditation rating for Palm Desert Area Chamber through the US Chamber of Commerce. She sits on the Board of Directors of the Institute for Organizational Management – a four year professional development course for chamber executives across the nation. She earned her IOM certificate in 2010 and received her Accredited Chamber Executive Certificate from the Western Association of Chamber Executives in 2013. Stice is a community-minded Rotarian and also serves on the Board of Directors for the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert.
“Katie Stice is the right leader at the right time for Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce,” said Chairwoman of the Board, Virginia Nelson of Edward Jones Investments. “Katie’s extensive background, strategic business development skills and passion have already helped the chamber become a stronger organization. We have seen exponential growth in membership and greater engagement in our community this past year, and see a bright future for economic impact in Rancho Mirage.”
“I am very excited to take the Rancho Mirage Chamber to yet another level of success,” said Katie Stice. “I believe the chamber has a great business model and talented Board of Directors that uniquely positions us to capitalize on the changing small business environment. As retail, hospitality and technology evolve, our work and focus on jobs becomes all that more important. Rancho Mirage Chamber is in a position to provide a relevant suite of education and services to help local businesses efficiently manage their networks and maximize their budgets. The confidence of the community is stronger than ever.”
About Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce:
The purpose of the Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce is to provide services and support to businesses in our city. Our goal is to foster an environment of collaboration for our members. Together, we continue to promote the incredible opportunities that Rancho Mirage affords its citizens and businesses.