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Greater Vancouver Chamber Welcomes New Team Member

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Lourdes Salmonte-Garcia will set and guide the strategy for all communications and marketing efforts. 

VANCOUVER, WA – The Greater Vancouver Chamber welcomes team member, Lourdes Salmonte-Garcia, the newest Marketing and Communications Specialist, working to positioning the Chamber as the premier business organization in the region.

Salmonte-Garcia attended University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus earning a bachelor’s degree in Art of Communications Journalism & Information obtaining the Summa Cum Laude Honor. Salmonte-Garcia comes to the Chamber with experience in media and advertising, publishing, digital marketing, and promotions. Kicking off her professional career as a journalist and transitioning her approach with the rise of digital media to include online, Salmonte-Garcia brings with passion to the Chamber her entire professional experience that ranges from communications and media to other fields including education, economy, and real estate.

Salmonte-Garcia will set and guide the strategy for all communications and marketing efforts, building external relationships with the Chamber’s stakeholders which include area businesses, media, municipal partners, workforce agencies, and volunteers. Salmonte-Garcia's bilingual experience will also allow the Chamber to continue growing in members and reaching a wider audience in the business community.

Vice President of Membership & Operations, Janet Kenefsky, adds "The timing of Lourdes joining our growing team is perfect as her role will have a heavy emphasis on brand management of the Chamber’s new identity, an almost two-year endeavor that launched recently including a new logo, new website and a new headquarters for the Chamber. We are thrilled to have her expertise at the Chamber.”

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