The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce announced the promotion of Shari Bolouri & Maria Ciarrocchi to the offices of Vice President. Ms. Bolouri will assume the Vice President, Marketing & Events position and Ms. Ciarrocchi will become Vice President, Public Policy & Programing.
Ms. Bolouri has been the Director of Events & Communications and has led the team through a successful re-branding campaign, earning an Award of Excellence from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. With a background in events and program management, she instituted better effectual management practices in order to produce more cost-effective events and programs.
Ms. Ciarrocchi, the Government & Promotion Director, has been instrumental in the refocusing of the Chamber’s advocacy arm and recently led its data conversion and new website implementation. She has a background in national political campaigns & fundraising, along with event management and sponsorships.
John T. Long III, Chamber President & CEO stated “Maria and Shari have performed exceptionally during their tenure at the Chamber, both exceling in their positions and leading the organization in their respective fields. The Board of Directors and staff look forward to working with them in their new roles as we continue to strive to achieve The Board’s Vision to set the standard as one of the finest Chambers in the country.”