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Chamber CEO Resigns

Chamber CEO Resigns

Greetings, all!

It's incredibly difficult to share the news with you that my tenure at the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce has come to an end. I have an opportunity with the South Dakota Retirement System's Supplemental Retirement Plan that is the perfect fit for my professional future. My last day will be February 26, 2021, and I will be involved during the transition to ensure there is minimal disruption. I am so grateful and fortunate to have had the opportunity to experience the behind-the-scenes of the Pierre Area Chamber. My career at the Chamber has given me so much joy, community pride and appreciation for local businesses. More than that, my gratitude extends to employees of the chamber and our board of directors who make a difference as they focus on the mission and strategic plan to progress the organization.

Thank you so much for three excellent years with this organization. I will never forget my time at the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce and the rewarding opportunity it has been to be involved at this capacity with the community I love so much.

See official press release below.

For Immediate Release:  FridayFebruary 12, 2021 
Contact Information: Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce 
Jamie Seiner, (605) 224-7361 or jseiner@pierre.org 

Chamber CEO Resigns

PIERRE, SD -- The chief executive officer of the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce resigned Wednesday. Jamie Seiner held the position since May 2018. 

It was my fortune to meet so many of you, work alongside an incredibly talented and passionate team, and lead an important organization in a community I love,Seiner said. "Thank you, every one of you, for this great experience.  

The chamber's executive board of directors, currently chaired by Thomas Allerdings, ClubHouse Hotel and Suites, will oversee the candidate selection process. Seiner will continue to lead the chamber as the interim CEO.

“Jamie is leaving behind a talented staff who will continue to work diligently to fulfill the chamber’s mission, which is to promote prosperity, growth and our way of life in the lower Oahe region,” Allerdings said.

Seiner will begin working for South Dakota Retirement System's Supplemental Retirement Plan as a Retirement Specialist starting March 1, 2021. Her education and work history are centered on financial planning.

Interested candidates should visit https://business.pierre.org/jobs, to view the job description and the process for applying. Applications close on March 31, 2021.

The Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce is an active membership organization that has served the Pierre and Fort Pierre communities since origination as the Pierre Citizens Union in 1881. The Chamber promotes prosperity, growth, and our way of life in the lower Oahe region.


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