Q-C Chamber begins search for new CEO

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September 07, 2017

The Quad-Cities Chamber announced Tuesday it has retained a national executive search firm to begin the search for a new CEO to replace former CEO Tara Barney, who resigned last month. 

Waverly Partners LLC, will work with a chamber task force to conduct the nationwide search. Waverly Partners is the preferred provider of executive search services of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, of which the Quad-City chamber is a member.

Pat Eikenberry, the chamber's board chairman, said the board also has appointed a nine-person task force of Quad-City residents who are actively involved in the community and/or the chamber to work with Waverly Partners. The task force represents businesses large and small from Iowa and Illinois, and from a variety of business sectors.

"We've got a good opportunity to do this right," he said, adding the process will "be very collaborative and transparent."

Qualified applicants or referrals should contact the search firm by email at QuadCities@Waverly-Partners.com.

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