FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 14, 2017
Contact: Kim Camilleri, Metro Chamber
office: 916-552-6800 Cell: 916-804-5286
SACRAMENTO METRO CHAMBER ANNOUNCES INTERIM PRESIDENT AND CEO
Darrell Teat to Lead Metro Chamber as Interim President and CEO following the Resignation of Current President and CEO Peter Tateishi
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Metro Chamber Board of Directors announced today that Darrell Teat will lead the organization as the Interim President and CEO during the transition and search for a permanent President and CEO candidate. Darrell is currently President and CEO of Darrell Teat & Associates and formerly served as President of the Nehemiah Companies. He is a longtime, and engaged member of the Chamber, currently serving on the Executive Board of Directors. Incoming Metro Chamber 2018 Board Chair Chris Delfino released the following statement regarding the hiring and transition:
“Darrell is a proven champion for our region and a highly supportive and engaged member of the Chamber. His strong background working in the nonprofit sector and deep understanding of the unique needs and priorities of the business community will greatly benefit our members during this time of transition.
Darrell has held numerous leadership positions within the region and the Board of Directors of the Metro Chamber, and we are confident he will provide strategic direction, vision, continuity, and management of the personnel and the programs of the Chamber while we continue our search for a permanent President and CEO.
Darrell’s contract is short-term and he is not pursuing consideration for the permanent Metro Chamber President and CEO position. He will continue his work with Darrell Teat & Associates both during and following his tenure as interim CEO.”
Current President and CEO Peter Tateishi’s last day with the Metro chamber will be December 31, 2017.
SACRAMENTO METRO CHAMBER
Founded in 1895, the Sacramento Metro Chamber is the largest, oldest and most prominent voice of business in Northern California. The Metro Chamber represents nearly 1,700 of the premier businesses and business organizations employing 200,000 workers in the six-county Sacramento region. For over 120 years, the Metro Chamber has served as the region’s leading proponent of regional cooperation and is a primary advocate on issues affecting business, job growth, business prosperity and the quality of life. With nearly 50 networking events a year, the Metro Chamber offers the best venues for making new business connections. Visit us at metrochamber.org.