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Dyer named new President and CEO of Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce
Mike Dyer will assume the position of President and CEO of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and the Macon Economic Development Commission on July 2nd. Dyer has led the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and MEDC as interim president for the past six months.
Prior to serving as Interim President, Dyer served on the Chamber Board as past Chairman and chaired the original Macon Now campaign for the Chamber. Additionally, he served as Chairman of the Macon Economic Development Commission and as a board member of the Macon Bibb County Industrial Authority. He also led the campaign to save the Halls of Fame. An MBA graduate of the University of Hawaii, Mike retired as Vice President and General Manager of Cox Communications of Middle Georgia in 2011.
Dyer has volunteered significant time to support numerous community organizations such as the 21st Century Partnership, New Town Macon, Tubman African American Museum and the Museum of Aviation Foundation. Dyer is married and has three children.
Leonard Bevill, Chairman of the Chamber Board stated, “After a very deliberate and comprehensive search, Mike quickly became the clear choice to lead the Chamber and MEDC for years to come. Mike brings a wealth of business knowledge as well as the creative and enhanced leadership skills necessary to lead our business community to the next level. Our Search Committee, Chamber Board and MEDC Board were all very impressed with Mike’s leadership during his interim role. Now that he is our permanent leader, we are all extremely excited about his vision to create marketing events, educational forums, workforce development. Mike will lead in expanding governmental relationships, retaining and growing our membership, as well as providing the platform to expand existing industry, as we continue to bring in new industries to the Macon and Middle Georgia area. The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce is the voice for the business community. We now have a great leader in Mike to make our voice heard louder as we continue to make Macon and Bibb County the preferred place to do business in Georgia.”