St. Louis Regional Chamber Leadership Circle Testimonials
"The St. Louis Regional Chamber does a great job of helping our community focus on those activities that can make a difference to our overall prosperity as a region. Its ability to bring together business professionals gives us the chance to direct our energies on those collaborative ideas that can make a difference."
"The St. Louis Regional Chamber does outstanding work on the behalf of our entire community, and especially the business community. We at Maritz are proud of our long association with the St. Louis Regional Chamber."
Chairman & CEO
"Commerce Bank values our partnership with the St. Louis Regional Chamber. We appreciate their efforts in promoting the region not only to attract new businesses, but also to retain and promote existing businesses and the resulting employment that these businesses provide. The St. Louis Regional Chamber formulates and advances a political agenda that is favorable to our region and to its economic interests. And, with the advocacy of education, healthcare, biotechnology, transportation, manufacturing and business, the St. Louis Regional Chamber continues to help St. Louis develop a strong, diverse economy."
President and COO
Commerce Bank, St. Louis Region
"The St. Louis Regional Chamber provides an unprecedented database of information regarding the economic statistics for our region and how those statistics compare to similar cities around the country. McGowan Brothers Development Corporation does not hesitate to call upon the resources of St. Louis Regional Chamber and feel that our inclusion in such a mission-based organization provides a very positive benefit to our firm. The St. Louis Regional Chamber has also proven to be one of the best forums to connect with many of the region's civic, public and private business leaders."
McGowan Brothers Development Corporation
"Southern Illinois University Edwardsville supports the efforts of the St. Louis Regional Chamber to foster dialogue and collaboration to promote the economic development of our region. Regional stewardship works best when all share a vision for civic responsibility and economic growth. We are pleased to continue our partnership with the St. Louis Regional Chamber in its endeavors."
Vaughn Vandegrift, Ph.D.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
"As a long time board member, I have seen first-hand St. Louis Regional Chamber's sustained, well-orchestrated effort to grow the Greater St. Louis business community and build a strong regional economy. They know the importance of both a strong central city and a diverse regional economy that works together as One Region with One Vision."
Douglas D. Sitton
Sitton Consulting Group
"As a leader in higher education for the past 62 years, Southwestern Illinois College prides itself on community involvement and support. One of the ways the college maintains its strong connection to the St. Louis metropolitan area is through its longstanding partnership with the Regional Chamber and Growth Association. The St. Louis Regional Chamber provides a network for business and community leaders to work together for the benefit of the entire region. The St. Louis Regional Chamber's efforts to promote the economic growth of the area are especially important to SWIC as the college continues to educate the business and industry leaders of tomorrow."
Georgia Costello, Ph.D.
Southwestern Illinois College
"The St. Louis Regional Chamber, with its strong relationships and outstanding programs in the St. Louis region, recognizes the vital importance of supporting good public policy for retaining and attracting businesses and capital to our region. Advantage Capital Partners looks to our relationship with the St. Louis Regional Chamber as critical in our efforts to support economic developers and local entrepreneurs. Advantage Capital has long been involved in the communities in which it invests and the St. Louis Regional Chamber is one of the ways that we stay involved in the region. It is truly an outstanding organization."
Scott A. Zajac
Senior Managing Director
Advantage Capital Partners
"As a new-comer to the St. Louis market three years ago, I was impressed with the activities of the St. Louis Regional Chamber in promoting the region and in ensuring its success. It is wonderful to be part of an organization who thinks holistically of what the needs are of a community and then systematically goes about the business of removing the barriers to success."