Jorge GutierrezPresident & CEO
Jorge ensures the effective operation of the Chamber, while coordinating programs, membership, employment, training, supervision of the staff and financial operations. He is also charged with policy implementation and delegating work to accomplish goals and objectives set by the board. He is staff liason to the Chamber Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Economic Alliance Council, Business Issues Committee and other ad hoc committees.
Heather EdwardsVice President
As the Chamber's vice president, Heather oversees day-to-day operations. Her additional responsibilities include production of Fantastic Flagler, Thrive and the Chamber’s website. She develops and monitors all workflow and timelines for the publications and all chamber departments to ensure they remain on schedule. She also works closely with area councils and the Marketing & Communications committee.
Brian GenkMembership Development Director
Brian directs, develops and implements programs to grow, maintain and engage the Chamber membership base. Contact Brian to learn more about member benefits and how to make the most of them.
Gretchen SmithCommunications Director
Gretchen works collaboratively with members, local government and community partners to ensure that businesses have a strong, consistent and unified voice. She leads the Chamber’s government affairs, economic development, communications and marketing initiatives, and serves as the staff liaison for the Business Issues, Economic Alliance Council and Flagler Votes committees.
Kathy is the office manager, and oversees bookkeeping activities at the chamber including accounts receivable and payable. She also works closely with all departments to ensure proper accounting functions. Members interested in scheduling a ribbon cutting should contact Kathy.