Tucson Metro Chamber Engages Search Firm to Find New President & CEO

Tucson Metro Chamber Engages Search Firm to Find New President & CEO


Tucson, Arizona  (June 27, 2017) – The Board of Directors of the Tucson Metro Chamber is beginning its search for the organization’s next president & chief executive officer, retaining Waverly Partners, LLC as its executive search firm.   Waverly Partners is a national executive search firm and the preferred provider of executive search for the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.  Board Chairman Robert D. Ramirez is serving as chair of a 7-member search committee that will work with Waverly Partners to identify qualified local, regional and national candidates.

“We have developed a profile with the experience and leadership characteristics of our preferred candidate,” Ramirez said. “Our committee is open to executives with backgrounds in chamber of commerce, economic development, business associations, other kinds of nonprofits, or related leadership experience with a commitment to the Tucson community.”  The Position Profile is posted on the Chamber’s website at www.TucsonChamber.org/Careers.

The Chamber’s President & CEO, Mike Varney, recently announced his plan to retire after more than six years of service with the organization.

For more information, contact Waverly Partners search consultant Eric Peterson at Tucson@Waverly-Partners.com .  All inquiries will be held in confidence.

About The Tucson Metro Chamber
The mission of the Tucson Metro Chamber is to promote a strong local economy resulting in business growth, ample employment and improving quality of life for all citizens. The Chamber is a membership-based business advocacy and networking organization that represents more than 1,500 businesses, employing more than 160,000 employees in the Greater Tucson area.