Templeton chamber selects new Executive Director/CEO
–The Templeton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Jessica Main as the new Executive Director/ CEO. Main is an active member of the North County community where she has been involved in numerous boards. She worked closely with the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce from 2003 to 2011 as a Chamber Ambassador and President of the Women in Business Committee. In 2006 she was named their Ambassador of the Year.
Main is excited to take on this new role as the CEO of the Templeton Chamber, and follow in her mother, Joanne Main’s footsteps, who was the Atascadero Chamber’s CEO for many years.
Main says she is honored to have been chosen to lead the Templeton Chamber, and “I’m looking forward to furthering the mission of the chamber to promote economic vitality, improve quality of life and encourage cooperation within our community.”
Main has a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communication with a minor in Business from The University of California, Davis. For the past 16 years she has been self-employed with her company JEM Design, creating print and website design for numerous businesses throughout San Luis Obispo County. Main said working with a chamber of commerce “played a pivotal role” in helping her grow her business and connect with clients through chamber activities. Main lives in North County with her two children, enjoys spending time with her animals, and competes in Three Day Equestrian Eventing.
The Executive Board and Board of Directors spent extensive time evaluating applications and conducted multiple interviews to find the best candidate for the position. Courtney Morrow the Templeton Chamber of Commerce Board President said “The Board and I are thrilled to have Jessica Main join us! Her energy, enthusiasm, leadership and past experience make her the best person to lead our Chamber into the future.”
Members of the Chamber and local community are invited to meet Main and the incoming 2019 Board of Directors at the Templeton Christmas Tree Auction & Dinner – “A Night in Narnia”. The events takes place Dec. 8, at 5:30 p.m. in Barrel House Brewing Company’s sour room. A live auction of six beautifully decorated trees, donated by local businesses, will benefit designated non-profits. “A Night in Narnia” is a formal event for the 21 and over. For tickets or information go to www.templetonchamber.com.