Beaverton Chamber Announces New President/CEO Deanna Palm, ACE

NEWS RELEASE –Feb. 24, 2021

CONTACT: Dianne Danowski Smith, APR (BACC) – 503.201.7019; Jen Little (HC) – 202.860.7561

(Beaverton, Oregon) – The board of directors of the Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) announced today it will soon welcome Deanna Palm, Accredited Chamber Executive and the current Hillsboro Chamber President/CEO, as its shared Executive, effective Monday, March 1, 2021 전표 프로그램 다운로드. Palm, as a shared executive, will retain her same duties in Hillsboro.

“Our board unanimously selected Deanna as we continue the successful leadership and drive toward the prosperous future of the BACC,” said 2021 BACC Board Chair, Keith Wright, realtor and president with Century 21 Wright & Associates 다운로드. “We believe Deanna will provide the right leadership at the right time as we work to elevate Beaverton-area local businesses, organizations and service providers.”

Palm begins oversight of BACC staff and operations March 1, 2021, overseeing seven employees 20세기 소년 다운로드. Under the new, shared contract she will serve as President/CEO of both Chambers. She is well known in Washington County, with her leadership since 2001 as president of the Hillsboro Chamber 다운로드. Prior to her role in Hillsboro, she served as vice president at the former Portland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. In Washington County, she’s been recognized as the 2007 Oregon State Chamber Executive of the Year and was honored for Best New Program by the Western Association of Chamber Executives 다운로드. She has served on numerous boards and legislative committees including Portland Community College’s Board of Directors, Workforce Investment Board in Region 2, and as a Metropolitan Exposition and Recreation Commissioner 다운로드.

“2020 taught us to be agile and have the ability to pivot and look at ways to serve our members in a much greater way 왕좌의 게임 시즌8 1화 다운로드. I am excited to be stepping into this expanded role to serve our community,” said Palm.

“This effort will provide increased opportunities to Washington County business owners including amplifying advocacy efforts and strengthening economic prosperity,” said Jayne Bond, 2021 Board Chair for Hillsboro Chamber 월세 임대차계약서 다운로드. “We look at this as a win, win, win for our members and community.”

The BACC and Hillsboro Chamber are Washington County’s two largest chambers/business advocacy groups and are among the largest business organizations in the state, by both revenue and membership statistics Protege download.

Both the BACC and the Hillsboro Chamber are aligned in the operations and oversight of community-based Business Recovery Centers, which are providing hard dollar support and services to local businesses impacted by the pandemic 다운로드. Additionally, each Chamber has a broad complement of members representing companies, firms and individuals from large, medium and small-sized businesses as well as sole proprietors. Both Chambers apply a keen focus on advocacy and advancing the voice for businesses regarding legislative, regulatory and compliance impacts.

“The pandemic has impacted our state and specifically Washington County in varied ways and we feel it on behalf of our members, our staffs and our community partners,” said Chair Wright.  “We believe it’s time to dig deep to help businesses back to growth and vitality. Now is the time; the voice of business has never been more needed. We believe we are helping to guide our community’s and our state’s recovery.”

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About Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce

The BACC’s 6,400 members and 435 partners represent more 130,000 employees. The chamber is a catalyst for business growth, a convener of leaders and influencers and a champion of our community.  BACC strategically leads business development and retention, advocates sound public policy and provides innovative member services to sustain and enhance our vibrant and diverse community.

About Hillsboro Chamber

The Hillsboro Chamber is committed to creating and fostering a thriving, inclusive business community in Hillsboro, Oregon and our region. The mission of the Hillsboro Chamber is to promote business prosperity and a healthy, equitable, inclusive and diverse community by providing information, services and advocacy for our members. Learn more about the Hillsboro Chamber by visiting