Columbus Chamber President Brian Anderson Accepts Position with ChamberRVA

Staff Report From Columbus CEO

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Greater Columbus, GA Chamber President & CEO Brian Anderson has resigned from his role to take a position with ChamberRVA in Richmond, Virginia.

“We thank Brian for his dedication and commitment to this community over the last four years,” said Audrey Hollingsworth, Chair of the Columbus Chamber Board of Directors. “Under his leadership, this region has made great strides in the community and economic development and the Columbus2025 strategic initiative. In addition, Brian placed a strong focus on the Chamber’s financial performance, driving significant improvements in its fiscal position. It is evident these strides have been noticed and is one of the key reasons Brian was sought out.”

“I am truly grateful for the privilege of serving as the President and CEO of the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce for the last four years,” said Brian Anderson. “Our team of dedicated chamber professionals has worked tirelessly for the betterment of Columbus and the Chattahoochee Valley region. The region has tremendous momentum and potential and with continued intentionality can achieve whatever it desires. As I move to Richmond for personal and professional growth, I wish Columbus continued success and prosperity.”

Anderson’s last day at the Columbus Chamber will be September 29th. The next step for the Board of Directors will be the assembly of a search committee. Hollingsworth added, “In the meantime, be assured that our Chamber is in a solid position financially, membership growth is up, retention is strong, and we have a number of new projects in our economic pipeline. We are in a great position as a Chamber and we have an amazing team of leaders who can keep the operation on track.”