Morrow Returns to Springfield to Lead Chamber of Commerce

By KOLR10 News

Published 08/20 2014 09:20AM

Updated 08/20 2014 05:30PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The former director of the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield is returning to the city to lead the Chamber of Commerce.

The Chamber board of directors says it has hired Matt Morrow as the Chamber's new president and CEO, succeeding long-time CEO Jim Anderson who retired.
Anderson has since gone on to become Vice President of Marketing and Public Affairs at CoxHealth.

Morrow left Springfield HBA in October, 2012, to lead the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders in Alabama.

Morrow was chosen after a nationwide search.  In a statement released by the Chamber, Jeff Schrag, the chamber’s chairman of the board said. “Matt’s relevant experience and proven leadership will be an asset to our business community,

Morrow said; “Rachael and I are excited to return home to Springfield, and I am thoroughly energized by the thought of serving the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce as its next president and CEO.”

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