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Bobby Edmonds Named Interim Chamber President & CEO

Posted on October 10, 2013

El Dorado Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Bill Luther announced today that Bobby Edmonds has been named interim Chamber President & CEO, following current President & CEO Henry Florsheim?s recent resignation announcement. Edmonds will take the position effective October 25, 2013.

“We are delighted that Judge Edmonds agreed to serve,? Luther said. “I?m confident that his experience and commitment to Union County will allow us to maintain our current plan of action.?

Retired Union County Judge Edmonds brings years of experience in the public and private sectors to the position. He was elected Union County judge in 1997, following his retirement from Murphy Oil Corporation, and served the county until 2010.

“I am pleased to be able to serve El Dorado and the Chamber of Commerce during this transitional time,? Edmonds said. “We have a Chamber staff that is experienced and capable. My role will be to provide support to the staff, and I will work hard to continue the pattern of growth the Chamber has experienced over the past several years.?

Edmonds will fill the position until a replacement is secured.

The El Dorado Chamber of Commerce provides membership services, economic development, and advocacy for El Dorado and Union County in order to improve the quality of life for all its citizens.