will begin the job Monday
The Bristol Chamber of Commerce named Beth Rhinehart as its new President and CEO.
will begin the job Monday, July 27.
is a native Bristolian.
She comes to the Chamber from Wellmont Health System where she served as government relations director for the last nine years.
Jim Maxwell, the Chamber's Chairman of the Board, says Rhinehart brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, along with a great passion for Bristol, to the position.
"I want to share with you all how excited we are to have Beth Rhinehart
hit the ground running next week," he
strong ties to the Bristol community, along with the extraordinary experience she
brings to the table, gives us all a sense of excitement for the great things that will be coming our Chamber's
anxious to get started.
"There's so much to be excited about right now in Bristol concerning economic development, like the Pinnacle and The Falls, and I'm really looking forward to working with both Bristol, Tenn. and Bristol, Va. on all of it.
I think having the Chamber
involved as a partner is key for both communities.
"We also are very fortunate in that we're the Birthplace of Country Music and home to Bristol Motor Speedway," Rhinehart