Chautauqua County Chamber Of Commerce President, CEO Stepping Down

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JAMESTOWN – The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO will be leaving his position starting next year.






According to a letter sent to Chamber of Commerce and Manufacturers Association members on Monday morning, Todd Tranum will be transitioning out of his multiple positions within the agencies.

“His resignation will be effective July 31, 2021,” the letter stated. “This timeline will provide a full year for organizational transition and the smooth integration of new leadership.”



Currently, Tranum is the President and CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director of the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier, President of Dream It Do It New York and President of Chautauqua Benefits Specialists.

WNYNewsNow has reached out to Tranum for comment but has not heard back yet.











The full letter sent to Chamber members is posted below:

Chamber of Commerce and Manufacturers Association Membership:

We are writing to notify you that Todd Tranum has provided one year notice that he is transitioning out of his positions of President/CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director of the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier, President of Dream It Do It New York and President of Chautauqua Benefits Specialists. His resignation will be effective July 31st, 2021. This timeline will provide a full year for organizational transition and the smooth integration of new leadership.

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce and Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier remains committed to serving the needs of businesses in the region. These are challenging times for many in the business community. Yet, we remain dedicated to helping our member investors navigate through the current turbulence and provide the support and services they need. These times present both challenges and opportunities for our organizations as well. We look forward to working with many of you to seize the opportunities and continue our mission to build a better business environment in our region.

We are very grateful for Todd’s 21 years of dedicated and well-considered leadership and service to our organizations and to our community. We look forward to working with him to effect a smooth transition over the coming 12 months.  Further, we wish him all the very best in his future endeavors.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. You may contact the Chamber/MAST offices at 484-1101 and the staff will forward messages to us.

Sincerely:

Rhonda Johnson                   Fred Johnson
President, MAST                 Chairman, CCCC

 

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