Garner Chamber President Named NC Chamber Executive Of The Year

Neal Padgett with the Garner Chamber of Commerce (center) with CACCE President Mark Owens (left) and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster (right).

Spartanburg, SC – The Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) recognized the 2017 North Carolina Chamber Executive of the Year at their Annual Management Conference held today (Monday) at the Spartanburg Marriott in Spartanburg, SC.  Neal Padgett, President of the Garner Chamber of Commerce, was honored as the recipient of the prestigious award.

The CACCE Executive of the Year Award recognizes long-term executives who have excelled over a period of years in leading and innovatively building their chamber.  The award is based on the demonstration of excellence in areas of chamber leadership, organizational management, service to the profession, community reputation / involvement, and personal attributes.

CACCE is the professional development organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities for chamber of commerce executives and staff members in North Carolina and South Carolina.  The organization was formed in 1994 when the North Carolina and South Carolina state chamber associations merged.