Annette Medlin, IOM
Currently serving her third Chamber, Annette has been in nonprofit management for over 20 years beginning in the fine arts industry and for the last 15 in the Chamber of Commerce space. She is a graduate of the US Chamber Institute for Organization Management program earning the distinction IOM (2009), followed by roles as class advisor, Board of Regents and currently as faculty.
As a chamber consultant, Annette has worked with chambers all over the U.S., Canada, and South Asia facilitating membership campaigns and training and coaching staff, volunteers and boards of directors. She has a quick eye for assessing the organization, its challenges and obstacles and identifying solutions for new efficiencies and success. When meeting with diverse organization constituencies, from board leadership and community leaders to event volunteers and staff, she is able to fluidly adapt to the audience and to deliver an organization message appropriate to the situation.
Annette has been a speaker and workshop facilitator for State Chamber Associations in Iowa, Georgia, Pennsylvania, the Carolinas, Maryland, Virginia, Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE), and various local Chambers of Commerce, Associations, Non-Profits, Universities and individuals across the US & Canada. She is currently President/CEO of the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce in the central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.