Florida Chamber Names Plum Creek Executive Regional Board Chair
By: Edie Ousley
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261
Todd Powell of Plum Creek
Appointed for 2014-2015 Term
TALLAHASSEE, FL. (May 20, 2015) – The Florida Chamber today announced Todd Powell, General Manager, Real Estate at Plum Creek has been appointed to a 1-year term as the Florida Chamber’s North Central Florida Regional Chair.
“Plum Creek is committed to investing the time and resources necessary to support the Florida Chamber’s initiatives to make Florida the number one place to work and live,” said Todd Powell, General Manager, Real Estate of Plum Creek. “This appointment as Regional Chair of North Central Florida is an opportunity to help secure Florida’s future. I urge all of my fellow business leaders to join us in the arena as we continue the fight for free enterprise.”
Powell was appointed by Steve Knopik, President and CEO of Bealls, Inc. and Chair of the Florida Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and will work directly to unite North Central Florida area business leaders with Florida legislative leaders to create the most competitive business environment for businesses to succeed.
“Todd Powell is a seasoned business leader that fully understands the important role North Central Florida plays in continuing to move Florida forward,” said Mark Wilson, President and CEO of the Florida Chamber. “In his role as a Florida Chamber Regional Chair, Todd will volunteer his time and talent in support of the Florida Chamber’s pro-business initiatives.”
Powell is one of twelve regional chairs that are a part of the Florida Chamber’s Regional Chair Program.
The Florida Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business and the state’s largest federation of employers, chambers of commerce and associations, aggressively representing small and large businesses from every industry and every region. The Florida Chamber works within all branches of government to affect those changes set forth in the annual Florida Business Agenda, and which are seen as critical to secure Florida’s future. The Florida Chamber works closely with its Political Operations and the Florida Chamber Foundation. Visit www.FloridaChamber.com for more information.