Gail Williams, a longtime sales professional in the Charlotte – Lake Norman market, has joined the staff of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce as Vice President of Investor Engagement. Williams was previously the Sales and Marketing Director for Business Today / Cornelius Today for nine years and was a Classified Advertising Manager for the Charlotte Business Journal from 2010 to 2012.
Williams experience in sales and marketing is extensive with positions at Charlotte Magazine as well as a tenure in Television and Radio in Atlanta, Ga. She has been recognized as one of the “Top 50 Most Influential Women” in Charlotte (2016) by The Mecklenburg Times and “Top Women in Business – Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2015 by Business Today / Cornelius Today.
Gail graduated from the Lake Norman Chamber’s Leadership Lake Norman and co-chaired the Junior Leadership program in 2016. Active in many of the Chamber’s programs such as the Lake Norman Diversity Division, Power Luncheon series, and Focus Fridays, she is expected to play a significant role in the creation of new chamber programs and membership benefits.
Chamber President & CEO Bill Russell stated that the Chamber is very fortunate to hire Mrs. Williams. “Gail is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to the needs and expectations of our businesses here at the lake. I had the opportunity to work closely with her as she coordinated our Junior Leadership lake Norman program and as the Sales Director for Business Today. I am excited about the addition of Gail to our team and what it will mean for the businesses who invest in our Chamber of Commerce.”
Williams added, “I am delighted to be joining forces with the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce as Vice President of Investor Engagement! I know and love many of the Chamber members and have participated in a variety of the Chamber programs over the last nine years. This is a wonderful opportunity to utilize my experience and skills as we engage our members in the opportunities and resources offered by our Lake Norman Chamber."
Gail Williams will begin her position with the Lake Norman Chamber effective Monday, May 18th.
The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce represents 860+ members on the Huntersville, Davidson, Cornelius, and greater Lake Norman region. The Chamber has served the business community since 1987.