Isaacson hired as Chamber president

The Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced Tuesday the hire of Sarah Isaacson as its new president.
Isaacson will begin her duties on Mon., Feb. 3. She will fill the position left vacant by the retirement of Roberta Lowrey at the end of 2013. Lowrey had served as the Chamber president for the past 17 years.
"Sarah has a passion for Concordia and is eager to be in a position to help Concordia thrive and grow," said Jean Rosemarynoski, chair of the Chamber Board of Directors. "She comes to us with experience in areas that will be key to achieving those goals, namely public relations, working with volunteers, computer literacy, event planning, and business administration.
"One of her first priorities is visiting Chamber members to understand what they need from the Chamber. We are extremely pleased and excited to have Sarah in this position and look forward to supporting her in her vision for the Chamber."
Isaacson comes to Concordia after having worked operations and logistics for the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan, Armenia. She said her vision for the Chamber is to strive for improvements with the economic climate in Concordia for the benefit of every business and citizen.
"The Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce will be a strong advocate for the business owners in the Concordia area by taking their concerns directly to the policymakers in order to safeguard our system of free, competitive enterprise," Isaacson said.
Isaacson is a native of Concordia, attended Cloud County Community College, and graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Business Administration.

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