LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New President

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Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is proud to announce the selection of Connie Hensler as the new Chamber President and CEO.  
Hensler, who has most recently served as the Executive Director of the Central Midwest Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross, will begin in her new position Monday, April 6, 2020.  Hensler’s many years of experience in various executive management positions at the American Red Cross and other organizations made her a great choice for this position.   
“We are very excited about our choice of Connie for the position of President and CEO.  Her leadership style, experience and respect in the community makes her the perfect person for the chamber” said George Bailey, Chairman of the Chamber Board.   
In her role as Chamber President, Hensler will oversee the development of a comprehensive strategic direction for the chamber.  Troup County is among the best places to live and do business.  Hensler takes the helm with a clear mandate to grow and solidify our position as a small-business and industry-focused County.   

"Our search process revealed how gifted Hensler is as a leader and her experience in team building, programming and serving the needs of the business community is just what we need. We are confident she will capitalize on our current success and continue to the momentum,” said Dale Jackson, Chamber Board Vice Chair.  

Prior to her role as Executive Director, Hensler was Community Chapter Executive, Georgia Three Rivers Chapter for four years, and Executive Director, Troup County Valley Area Chapter for four years at the Red Cross.   

“I’m thrilled to be working alongside such a talented Chamber team.  Together, we will continue to build strong partnerships and relationships for the Troup County business community,”  Hensler said.