The Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Steve Feld as its new Executive Director. An award-winning business management executive, Steve has experience as a Certified Business Coach along with being a small business mentor for both SCORE and Arizona Commerce Authority. Feld is passionate about local business growth and promoting community-based partnerships, which will help to further advance the mission of the organization that is now in its 57th year.
“We are thrilled to welcome Steve as our new Executive Director,” exclaimed Eric Twohey, Chairman of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. “He will bring a wealth of experience, great communication skills, and a growth mindset in helping small businesses, along with fresh ideas to our organization. We feel very lucky to have found him and look forward to a successful and invigorating next chapter for our Chamber of Commerce.”
When asked what the opportunity to lead the Chamber means to him, Steve expressed, “This is a fantastic opportunity. Having worked with many chambers and other non-profits in a variety of ways, along with working with hundreds of business owners assisting them to grow their business, this brings my two passions together.”
Steve Feld, MBA, has previously built, owned, and operated seven lucrative businesses, operated within three Fortune 500 companies, manning, and boosting an entire division for them. He is an author of eight books, podcast host, TEDx presenter, professional speaker, coffee enthusiast, a black belt in karate, and is one of the top 3 leaders for Toastmasters in Arizona.
Upon being asked what he was anticipating most, Steve shared “I am looking forward to meeting all the wonderful Chamber members and other business community members. I am a big proponent of buying local and from locally owned and operated businesses. Seeing that vibrancy within the community is invigorating along with the potential growth for the Chamber and its members.”
Feld will immediately embark upon being the face of the organization in the community and to its members, being a key representative and advocate for business owners and employers, accountable for the overall leadership and strategic development of the Chamber, its membership, and its programs.
Since 1965, the Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce remains the largest and most prominent membership-based, business advocacy organization in the Desert Foothills region, serving as the catalyst, convenor, and champion for member business enterprises, civic organizations, and educational institutions. Its mission is committed to promoting revenue and enterprise growth of its members through promotion, participation, and collaboration, by providing advocacy, marketing, and networking services to its members. The Chamber is also a member of the East Valley Chamber of Commerce Alliance (EVCCA), Arizona Chamber of Executives (ACE), and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.