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Chamber veteran Julie Headley joins staff as VP Events

Posted on: 07/30/2019   |   Category: Press Releases

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce has hired Julie Headley as vice president of Events.

Headley, who joined the team June 10, was previously employed at the Dallas Regional Chamber, where she served as Marketing & Events manager, director of Emerging Leadership, and director of Leadership Development over the course of 13 years.

“We’re pleased to have Julie heading our events team,” said Marilyn Gilbert, Executive Vice President of Marketing. “With her long-time experience with the Dallas Regional Chamber creating programming and event planning, she was a perfect fit to complement our Fortify strategic plan. She has hit the ground running and has already starting filling our fall events schedule.”

Headley’s primary responsibilities include budgeting, planning, and directing events that connect and educate the business community, and support the Chamber’s four-year strategic plan, Fortify. The Chamber produces more than 80 member and community events each year.

“I’m thrilled to join the Fort Worth Chamber and to be part of a vibrant community that offers so much,” said Headley. “My background provides a great opportunity as we launch new programs and enhance our events with a strong focus on member value and experience.”

Headley holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management and Human Resources from Oklahoma State University, where she was a member of the Society for the Advancement of Management.

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The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, with more than 1,800 member businesses, is one of the largest chambers in North Texas. Through its core functions of business attraction and retention, talent development, small businesses and entrepreneur support, and government advocacy, the Chamber’s mission is to bring the Fort Worth region together to identify issues, resolve problems, and help align resources resulting in a stronger business climate and greater economic prosperity for all.

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