Brewer Reappointed to Board

John Brewer, CAE (Certified Association Executive), was reappointed to the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) Board of Directors, maintaining his leadership role guiding chambers across the country. He was additionally appointed chair of the Emergers group of Chambers, a peer group of chambers of commerce across the United States that meet to study industry best practices to help our communities and organizations grow and prosper. Brewers installment within these two groups establishes him among an elite group of leaders in the chamber industry nationwide.

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Ferris Joins Stockman Asset Management

Erika Ferris recently joined Stockman Asset Management, Inc. (SAM) as a portfolio manager. Ferris brings over 17 years of experience in investment services to the position. Her responsibilities include portfolio management and client services. She will also provide consulting services on employer sponsored retirement plans.

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Billings Air Service Competitive With Other Communities

Billings civic leaders have spent a couple of years trying to improve Billings air service, amid a lot of talk in the community that it is not competitive with Bozeman, and not keeping up with the times. To better inform the community about the facts, a community informational meeting was held last week co-hosted by Big Sky Economic Development (EDA), the Billings Chamber of Commerce, and Billings Logan International Airport.

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Chamber Promotes Staff Member And Adds Three New Staffers

The Billings Chamber of Commerce announced a staff promotion and the addition of three new staff members.
Daniel Brooks takes on the role of Government Affairs Manager, a position connected to local, state and federal public policy. Brooks has been with the Chamber since 2015 as the Member and Visitor Services Assistant. Prior to his employment at the Billings Chamber, Daniel served his country in the United States Marine Corps with a total of three deployments to Iraq. He attained his Bachelor’s Degree in political science from MSU and a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Boston University.

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