Bianca Romero has been named president and CEO of the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. Romero, who had been in the same role in an interim capacity, officially took over April 1.
“Bianca brings decades of experience as a ‘bridge builder’ with expertise in organizing a diverse set of stakeholders to advance a common goal. We are pleased to have someone of her caliber leading our chamber and know that her passion for our region and our business community, along with her high level of energy, positions us well for growing our membership and expanding local commerce,” chamber board vice-chair Matthew Preston said.
A native of Panama City, Romero graduated from Colorado Technical University on 2012 with a degree in hospital management. She also studied event management at Florida International University and has over 20 years experience in event management and hospitality.
She has managed staffs of up to 500 hospitality and security staff for sporting events, art fairs and corporate trade shows. She is a member of the Barnesville Rotary Club and serves on the boards of Lamar Arts and the GSC performing and fine arts advisory board.
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