(From Press Release) – Today, the Davis Chamber of Commerce announced that it has hired Cory Koehler as the new Executive Director. Koehler, brings over twenty years of experience in an Executive capacity, including nonprofit Board leadership, legislative advocacy, strategic communications, grassroots advocacy and fundraising.
Carolyn Stiver, Davis Chamber, Board Chair stated “Cory is an ideal candidate for the position. He has extensive experience in financial management, strategic planning and policy work. He impressed us all as the right person for the job and we are looking forward to his leadership. I want to offer heartfelt gratitude for Michael Faust’s interim leadership during our search and welcome him back to the Board of Directors as a voting member.“
For nearly 20 years, Koehler has served in an executive capacity at the state and local level, including in the nonprofit sector representing local property and business owners.
“Cory has an impressive track record of managing staff, membership development, education programs, government affairs and counseling departments with previous organizations” stated Chamber Vice Chair Joe DiNunzio.
Over the years, Koehler has worked on many policy issues in the City of Davis. He has extensive contacts with local elected officials, property owners and community and business leaders.
Michael Faust, said, “It’s been an honor to serve as the Interim Executive Director for the Davis Chamber of Commerce. I believe Cory will do a great job in his new role and will help provide strong leadership for the business community as we move into the future.”