KOKOMO, Ind. (February 18, 2021) – The Greater Kokomo Economic Development has announced the promotions of two staff members, including the naming of a new Chamber manager.
Amy Conrad has been promoted to director of operations. Conrad will continue to oversee finance and will now also oversee administrative operations within the Alliance, including additional staff and project management responsibilities. Conrad joined the Alliance in December 2018.
Conrad said she has enjoyed her time with the Alliance and is excited by the new position.
“We have an amazing team, and I’m looking forward to working more closely with the staff to help achieve the overall goals for the Alliance,” Conrad said.
Charlie Sparks, president & CEO of the Alliance, said Conrad was a good fit for director of operations.
“Amy is a key member of the Alliance leadership team and consistently finds ways to make the organization operate more effectively and efficiently,” Sparks said.
Sandy Chapin has been promoted to manager of the Greater Kokomo Chamber of Commerce. Chapin has served as the Chamber membership specialist since August 2018.
“I am honored to be named manager of the Greater Kokomo Chamber of Commerce,” Chapin said. “I view this as a tremendous opportunity for me personally and professionally. I look forward to working with the chamber’s councils, volunteers and staff to grow the organization and to promote the interest and ensure the livelihood of local business”
Chapin has proved during her time with the Alliance that she is ready to lead the Chamber, Sparks said.
“She has a genuine and sincere passion for serving our members and the community,” he said.