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Barrie Chamber of Commerce Announces New Executive Director

Monday, October 16, 2017

BARRIE, ON - The Board of Directors of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that they have named Richard Lancaster-Brooks as the Chamber’s new Executive Director.

“We are delighted to have an executive of Mr. Lancaster-Brooks’ stature and experience to lead our Chamber; he has exciting ideas that will challenge and shape the Chamber in the future so that it will surpass the expectations of its members and the community.” said Patricia Dent, President of the Board. “He will join us on November 1st.”

Richard Brooks

Richard Lancaster-Brooks achieved his Professional Engineering and MBA designations in Ontario; worked and volunteered in government, the non-profit, and the private sectors with great success; as an entrepreneur provided management consulting services; and as a Junior Chamber International member travelled to 57 countries around the world.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to add value to our members while promoting business growth in Barrie and the surrounding area,” Richard said. “I am looking forward to generating value for our current membership, while also leading a drive for new members in 2018. I believe passionately in the Chamber and its capacity to enhance the local economy. I’m confident the Barrie Chamber of Commerce will continue to grow and exceed the expectations of our membership in the coming years.”

The Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce has over 850 active member businesses working toward economic and business success.




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