Boutwell Tapped to Lead Tennessee Chamber’s Member Relations

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Kelly BoutwellPhoto Submitted by Terry Quillen

Kelly Boutwell
Photo Submitted by Terry Quillen

Kelly Boutwell, IOM, has been named the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Vice President for Member Relations, according to Chamber President and CEO Bradley Jackson.

She comes to the Tennessee Chamber from the Mississippi Economic Council (that state’s Chamber), where her team earned national awards for both membership growth and retention. Boutwell has more than a decade of experience in sales, marketing, and management.

“The Tennessee Chamber is pleased to gain someone of Kelly’s stature to lead the way in attracting new members,” Jackson said. “With her experience, I am confident that Kelly will bring a new dynamic to our team. We welcome her to Tennessee.”

As Vice President of Member Relations, Boutwell will lead all efforts in growing, engaging, and retaining the membership base of the State Chamber and the Tennessee Manufacturers Association.

 “It’s such an exciting time to be in Tennessee,” Boutwell said following her appointment. “As growth continues to drive the state’s economy, I look forward to working with Bradley and the State Chamber to tap into the energy and broaden an already robust membership.”

In addition to her professional experience, Boutwell earned IOM Graduate Recognition in 2016 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Northeast Institute. The Institute of Organization Management (IOM) is a four-year professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation that educates professionals on all facets of running a non-profit organization.

Boutwell is a native of Forest, Mississippi. She currently serves the Association of State Chamber Professionals as Board Treasurer. She attended Millsaps College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and an MBA from the Else School of Management.

Source: Tennessee Chamber

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