Submitted by Algonquin-LITH Chamber
The board of directors for the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Katrina McGuire has been hired as the new president of the chamber.
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McGuire's skills and background will be important to help move the chamber forward to accomplish its goals and vision for the future. The Lake in the Hills resident comes with 18 years of experience in executive leadership in nonprofit organizations with strong member and community relations skills. In addition, she brings a passion for results and a proven track record for leadership.
Most recently, McGuire was the director of development and interim executive director for Russian Leadership Ministries in Wheaton. She has also held leadership positions with the Rochester Auburn Hills Community Coalition in Rochester Hills, Mich., and Career Education Corporation in Schaumburg. She has been active in many civic and charitable organizations including currently serving as vice president of Hooves to Heal, NFP, an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of mentally and physically challenged children and adults through equine therapy.
McGuire earned a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from William Tyndale College. She is currently completing a master of science degree in business administration with a concentration in leadership through Central Michigan University.
The chamber is at 2114 W. Algonquin Road in Lake in the Hills. For details on the chamber or upcoming events, visit www.alchamber.com or call (847) 658-5300. The chamber will host its annual awards dinner on Friday, Jan. 31, at Boulder Ridge Country Club. Last year, more than 125 guests enjoyed an evening of relaxed conversation along with three buffet stations, a silent auction and joining in the fun during the live auction.