CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Graham, President and CEO of Denver medical billing firm Clinic Service Corporation, has been elected Chairman of the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce. Graham recently completed two terms on the Littleton Planning Commission and presently serves on the Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council.
Graham said he will focus on advocating for small businesses in the South Metro area while working to grow the Chamber as it heads towards its 100th year in 2021.
"We are fortunate to be business people during a time where business generally is good, especially in Colorado," Graham said. "And while business is good, smaller companies still have an uphill challenge since the economy generally favors large businesses. I'm committed to ensuring small businesses in the South Metro Area get what help we can give them to compete for contracts and customers."
In addition to Graham, the SMDC Board elected Blue Print Strategies' Founder Jennifer Webster President-Elect. Blue Print Strategies is a Denver public affairs agency.
New professionals also joining the SMDC Board of Directors include: Rick Bruno, First Bank; Cathlyn DePaiva, Pro Disposal & Recycling; Karl Paulson, Colorado PERA; Krista Simonson, Simonson Team RE/MAX; Bob Stewart, AAA Colorado; Jeff Holwell, City of Lone Tree; Stephanie Beling, Children's Hospital; and Christie Lee, Lockheed Martin.
Graham said the Chamber truly is a place "where all businesses, regardless of size, have a voice" in decision making and strategy.
"My goal is always to surround myself with people who are ridiculously smart, and I am humbled by the team that join me on the SMDC Board," Graham said. "We all share a respect for the long traditions nurtured by this chamber. We look forward to the work ahead and invite all to join us."
Robert Golden, SMDC President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Andrew follows in the footsteps of a stellar group of past chairs that have set a wonderful course of direction for us."
About the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce
Through a variety of educational and networking events and subsequent collaboration, SMDC members have the opportunity to meet and get to know other business leaders who can listen, bounce ideas back and forth, and resolve issues. www.bestchamber.com.
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SOURCE South Metro Denver Chamber (SMDC)