The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce announced today that Rodney Phelps, Head of Citi’s Consumer Location and Supplier Strategy Organization and Citi’s Dallas Site President has been selected by the Chamber’s Board of Directors to serve as its new chairman beginning October 1, 2016. Phelps will succeed current Board chairman Michael McCall, NCH Corporation’s Labor Relations Director. Phelps currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Irving Economic Development Partnership’s Economic Development Advisory Council and serves on the Chamber’s Executive Committee. He was unanimously selected by the Chamber’s Board Nominating Committee for a one-year term as Chairman.
“We’re so grateful to Chairman McCall for his steadfast leadership over the past months. Rodney is an outstanding choice to continue Chairman McCall’s efforts in business growth and education,” said Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Beth Bowman. “Rodney’s leadership directing important economic development strategic initiatives will assist the Chamber in its mission. I look forward to working with him to continue growing our membership base and community engagement by the private sector, recruit and retain companies and advocate for business.”
Rodney joined Citi in March 2003 and progressed through a number of roles in Citi’s credit card and operations units. Prior to joining Citi, Rodney spent over 15 years with GE Capital.
About the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber is the recipient of the inaugural Texas Outstanding Chamber of the Year Award and is the first 5-Star Accredited Chamber in Texas. The Irving Chamber exists to create economic activity for Irving, advance more than 1,817 business investors who represent more than 150,000 employees and promote all of our members, including six Fortune 500 Global headquarters and 22 U.S. Small Business of the Year Award Winners. For more information, visit www.irvingchamber.com.
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