Frankfort, KY (July 8, 2016)– The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives (KCCE), the professional development society for local chambers of commerce in Commonwealth, today announced the hire of Amy Cloud as the organization’s new Executive Director.
Cloud is the CEO of the Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce in Nicholasville, and immediate past chair of KCCE’s board of directors. Cloud has nearly ten years of chamber industry experience and completed programs from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Organizational Management and the Kentucky Institute for Economic Development. Cloud was also awarded the 2014 Kentucky Chamber “Executive of the Year”, and in the same year completed the Kentucky Accredited Chamber Executive (ACE) program. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a BA in Communications- Marketing & Graphic Design.
“Amy has been a tremendous force in economic development and job attraction in Jessamine County,” said KCCE board chair and Hardin County Chamber president, Brad Richardson. “We’re looking forward to having her talents and deep knowledge at the disposal of chambers across the Commonwealth.”
Cloud will begin her duties on July 25th at the Kentucky Chamber offices in Frankfort, KY. Her predecessor, Ali Crain, will be leaving her role for a position with the U.S. Peace Corps in Morocco. KCCE thanks Crain for her tremendous contributions to the organization over the last several years.
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives (KCCE) is the professional development society for local chambers of commerce in Kentucky. Established in 1965, it is a not-for-profit division of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, and its primary goal is to serve its membership. Follow us on Twitter: @KyExecs