Seward Chamber & CVB Names New Executive Director
The Seward Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitor's Bureau Board of Directors has concluded the search for a new Executive Director. Charles (Chuck) Bowman, currently of Mississippi, was offered the position after a second in depth interview, and will begin his tenure as Director around the first of March.
Mr. Bowman was a Communications Specialist in the US Navy, and his professional career includes positions as graphic artist, realtor and property management, marketing, city planning department, VP of community improvement projects, Chamber of Commerce government affairs and executive director positions, and business owner and manager.
His immediate goals for this position are to be a leader for the community through expanding the business-education partnership, port development, attracting more cruise passengers to return as independent travelers, and continuing the business retention and expansion program being developed as a result of the Chamber and City's recent Economic Development Assessment effort.