Kim Scheeler will take over as president of the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce. He has been the head of the Tampa Chamber of Commerce since 2001. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana University and an MBA from the University of South Florida.
The search was conducted by the search firm Korn/Ferry International.
Members of the Search Committee were:
Robert Grey, Partner with Hunton & Williams
Brian Jackson, Vice President and General Counsel for Ukrop’s
Gail Johnson, President – Rainbow Station
Bill Axselle, Partner with Williams Mullen
Bruce Kay, Vice President with Markel Corporation
Katherine Whitney, Director with Warren, Whitney & Sherwood
Tom Silvestri, President and Publisher of the Richmond Times-Dispatch (hmmm. Media General also owns the daily newspaper in Tampa…..)
Gary Rhodes, President – J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Charles Agee, Director – Corporate Contributions with Altria Client Services