Sandra Wilson, president and CEO of the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce, has been chosen to serve as the 2021 Chair of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives (KCCE). Wilson will assume her role as Chair on October 1, 2020.
Wilson began her role at the Paducah Chamber in 2013, where she joined on the Kentucky Chamber Board as a member of the Local Chamber Advisory Committee. Since Wilson became president, the Paducah Chamber has achieved five-star accreditation from the US Chamber of Commerce and was named Chamber of the Year in 2017 by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.
Wilson was the first woman to serve as chair of the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce board as well as the Paducah Economic Development Board. She has also served as chair of the Kentucky Manufacturers Association and on the board of Leadership Kentucky.
“I am thrilled to be working with Sandra this year as she serves as KCCE Chair,” said Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Ashli Watts. “Our local chamber network in Kentucky is essential to Kentucky’s economic success and with Sandra’s proven track record and leadership, I have no doubt she will help us take KCCE to the next level.”
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives (KCCE) is the organization that provides professional development and continuing education opportunities for local chambers of commerce, their staff and volunteers. KCCE strives to provide assistance, resources and grassroots advocacy to all chambers across the state.