Richards named Chamber Executive of the Year by Peers

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Rex Richards, president of the Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, recently received recognition as the Chamber Executive of the Year for the state of Indiana.

The Indiana Chamber Executives Association (ICEA) selected Richards as this year’s honoree based on his proven community leadership, his long-term tenure in the profession, and recent successes of the chamber during his tenure as president.

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“This is the first time a Northwest Indiana chamber president has received this recognition,” added Williams.

Richards has shown commitment to the chamber profession by his service of three six-year terms on the ICEA board of directors over the course of his career. He currently serves as board chair. Richards has also served as a member of the local chamber of commerce committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce during the years of 2000-2004. He has been an active member of the American Chamber of Commerce Executives for nearly 40 years, giving seminars and speaking at regional gatherings on governmental affairs subjects and membership related topics.

Locally, Richards is an engaged community leader serving numerous boards such as the United Way of Porter County, Rotary, and Lubeznik Foundation as well as board chair of the strategic planning committee of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Company board. He also serves as treasurer of the Porter County Economic Development Alliance. Richards’ Rotary service includes serving as district chair for the speech contest for high school students from all over northern Indiana. He has a special love for public speaking and has been the district speech chair for over four years. In 2009, he was elected as small business advocate for Northwest Indiana by the Indiana Small Business Development Corporation.

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