The O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce and Industries announced the appointment of Kathy Duck as their new President and CEO. Duck’s first day in the role will be December 3.
As President and CEO, Duck will build and implement strategies to strengthen the business community in O’Fallon and surrounding areas. She will also focus on collaborative efforts with neighboring communities to enhance the quality of life in St. Charles County.
“We are very excited to have Kathy join the team,” said Bob Engert, of Edward Jones and 2018 Chair of the O’Fallon Chamber Board of Directors. “Having experience in the Chamber industry, she will bring great energy and vision to this role, and we are eager to work with her.”
Duck’s previous professional experience includes serving as Executive Director of Small Business for the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce in Oklahoma, as well as Loaned Executive for the Tulsa Area United Way’s 2013 Campaign.
“I'm excited and grateful for the opportunity to serve O’Fallon businesses and the community,” said Duck. “The City of O’Fallon is a fast-growing community and full of passionate citizens. I am looking forward to continuing to dream big with O’Fallon Chamber members and community leaders. “
Duck holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas, and is pursuing her Institute for Organization Management Graduate Recognition from the US Chamber of Commerce.
“The O’Fallon Chamber leadership has been diligently searching for a new President/CEO for the last several months,” said Chris Highfill of Grace River Church and Vice Chair of the O’Fallon Chamber Board of Directors. “Kathy’s enthusiasm for helping communities, was the right fit to guide our city to a prosperous future.”