Chamber names permanent President and CEO
Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber and Visitors Center directors have voted unanimously to name Tim James President and CEO.
“Tim is leading us in a direction that will benefit our local businesses in new ways,” said Board Chair Thomas Tafel.
James has served as Interim President and CEO for the last 3 months.
He has had a long career in leadership roles at the Cayce Public Safety Department, Lexington County Sheriff's Department, SLED and Lexington Medical Center.
He has improved board development, operations, and has prioritized member relations, Tafel said.
James said he is ready for the opportunities ahead as social media, tourism, and partnerships move to the front as popular marketing tools.
“The new Visitors Center website is a game changer,” said James.
The website, www.visitcaycewestcolumbia.com, attracts visitors to vacation here and staycation ideas for local citizens.
The Chamber and Visitors Center has been rebooted this week with more active committees under Tim’s leadership.
“We look forward to these exciting opportunities to engage our community,” Tafel said.
The Chamber is thankful for continued support as they serve the local businesses of the greater Cayce-West Columbia metropolitan area.
The mission of the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber and Visitors Center is to promote the economic, civic and general welfare of the West Metro area of Lexington County, South Carolina, which includes the municipalities of Cayce, Pine Ridge, South Congaree, Springdale and West Columbia.
We love our local businesses and offer networking opportunities, social media promotions, and most importantly, positive relationships! If you are a business interested in marketing to this area, please reach out to see how we can help. If you are moving to the area, welcome! Please use our member directory to find trusted local restaurants, insurance, health care, home services, and much more!
We are always searching to expand our network of friends and associates! Please contact Tim James, the President and CEO, if you are interested in joining the Chamber.
Our natural resources and public parks offer fun outdoor vacation ideas and staycation options. Please visit the new Visitors Center website at www.visitcaycewestcolumbia.com for trip ideas, places to find art murals, Things to Do, and more.