Groene Joins Chamber and Elliott Assumes New Title and Role

This week the Chamber welcomes Rachel Groene (pronounced Gree’nee) as the Manager of Business Services. A graduate of Wichita State University, Groene brings more than five years of marketing and brand experience to her new role.

Rachel Groene is the Chamber's newest team member.

Rachel Groene is the Chamber’s newest team member.

Chamber Director of Business Services, Angie Elliott, hired Rachel after an intensive search for someone with relationship management and special event experience. Elliott said, “We had many qualified candidates who were interested in being part of the Chamber team. We were impressed with Rachel’s accomplishments, experience and professionalism. We’re confident that our members will enjoy working with her and that she’ll help us continue to provide value-added programming and services for our members.”

Angie Elliott was recently promoted from the Manager of Business Services to the Director of Business Services by Chamber President and CEO, Gary Plummer. Elliott started her Chamber career in 2008, and is a graduate of the Institute for Organizational Management (IOM), a professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Elliott holds a BA in Business/Marketing from Friends University and an MEd in Sports Administration from Wichita State University.

Angie Elliott

Angie Elliott has been promoted to Director of Business Services.

Plummer commented on the recent staff changes. “We’ve already been congratulated on Rachel’s hire by some of our members who have worked with her during her career. And I’m very pleased that Angie will now be able to take on more responsibilities in her Director role. She’s a team player, strategic thinker, and an excellent resource manager. She’s well respected by our Board, staff and volunteers for her vision, leadership abilities and management skills.”

Please help us congratulate Angie on her promotion and welcome Rachel to our Chamber team.