Contact: Adam Sanden
CHAMBER NAMES NEW PRESIDENT/CEO
November 6, 2017 – Mentor, OH – The Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine Weber-Bresky as the new interim President and CEO following the resignation of Al DiFranco.
Al DiFranco will be leaving the Chamber to accept a position with Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland. On November 3, the Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to approve a twelve-month contract for Weber-Bresky.
“I am honored and humbled to be selected for the position,” said Weber-Bresky. “The Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce is vital to our community. We play a fundamental role in providing services to our membership, while serving as a leader to collaborate on key issues for our city, local businesses and manufacturing community. I am looking forward to working even more closely with our board, staff and volunteers of this wonderful organization.”
Christine Weber-Bresky has been with Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce for more than 20 years. Prior to her appointment as President & CEO, Christine’s primary responsibilities included the planning and oversight of all chamber events, including the annual golf outing and Taste of Mentor. Weber-Bresky also managed finances for the Chamber, the Lake County Safety Council, and the Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
“Christine’s passion and loyalty to the Chamber makes her the perfect person to lead us through our next transition. She has my full support, along with the board, and I look forward to seeing where she takes us going forward,” said Adam Sanden, partner at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center and chair of the Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Weber-Bresky has a business management degree from Lakeland Community College. She is a lifelong resident of the City of Mentor and a proud graduate of Mentor High School.
About the Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce – The Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce was established in 1960 to work with local businesses in a divided township and village, before they joined to become a city in 1963. It promotes and advocates on behalf of member organizations to encourage business development and support a high quality of life for our local communities. Today the chamber offers many benefits, programs and services to both large and small businesses from virtually every profession that represents its nearly 700 members.