According to Anna Buckalew, Chamber President & CEO, “Sheron is an outstanding leader in our organization and within the community. As Senior Vice President, External Affairs, Sheron has built a strong governmental affairs program, while also spearheading critical community initiatives such as the Chamber’s support of the recent property tax referendum for Montgomery Public Schools,” said Buckalew. “Sheron’s commitment to excellence and to people embodies some of the most central core values of our Chamber team.”
As Executive Vice President, External Affairs, Sheron will oversee responsibilities in external and governmental affairs, community relations, and work with the President/CEO and Board to execute policy and strategic initiatives.
“I’m extremely appreciative for the opportunity to continue to grow and expand my role under the leadership of our President/CEO Anna Buckalew. Working daily with our business, community, military, education, and elected partners to improve the quality of life for all is what drives our Chamber team. Opportunities abound in our community, and I consider it an honor, pleasure, and privilege to be engaged with so many forward-leaning initiatives that make a difference,” Sheron Rose said.
Prior to joining the Chamber, Rose served in various human resources and governmental affairs leadership roles with Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) from 2003 to 2015. Additionally, she worked extensively in governmental and legislative affairs for associations and elected leadership at state and federal levels. Rose is a graduate of Tuskegee Institute with a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education and a Master of Science in human resource management from Troy University.
ABOUT THE MONTGOMERY CHAMBER
The Montgomery Chamber is a fully integrated economic development organization that works to improve the business community of Montgomery, Alabama, through the creation and preservation of jobs. Key focus areas of the Montgomery Chamber include recruiting industry and expanding existing businesses, developing minority and small businesses, growing tourism and convention development, expanding military and federal affairs, and fostering cyber and innovation programs. A long history of trusted public-private partnerships has allowed Montgomery to grow its thriving workforce, improve quality of life and attract more jobs to the region.
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