ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that Jonathon Lewis has been appointed to the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Board of Directors.
Lewis, a native of St. Pauls in Robeson County, joined the local Chamber in May 2021 as director of marketing and membership.
Prior to that, he worked 15 years with Carolina Hearts Home Care.
Lewis also owns his own business, The Gentleman Mobile Bar, which held its ribbon-cutting in August.
“I am excited to be elected to serve on this board in this capacity,” Lewis said in a statement. I am even more excited to represent Richmond County and connect with other Chambers across both states.” Lewis stated.
According to a press release: “CACCE is the professional development organization for Chamber of Commerce executives and staff in North and South Carolina. CACCE equips Chamber of Commerce professionals with leadership skills and tools to build innovative chambers. The organization was formed in 1994 when the North Carolina and South Carolina state chamber associations merged.”
Former Richmond County Chamber president Emily Tucker served a total of four years on the board.
“I think it’s always good to have someone from our county on that board just to represent the businesses of Richmond County,” Lewis told the RO.
His term will begin next month with a meeting in Blowing Rock.