Vermont Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Membership Engagement Director

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Sophia Yager as the organization’s new Director of Membership Engagement. She will work closely with Vice President of Business Development Chris Carrigan and President Betsy Bishop, who has helped lead the Chamber for more than 10 years. 

“Representing businesses in every industry across the state, the Vermont Chamber is committed to improving Vermont’s economy, creating jobs, and helping our members sustain and grow their businesses,” said President Betsy Bishop. “Sophia will be vital to the Chamber’s work to improve economic development, and she arrives at a critical time, as Vermont begins to reopen and recover from the impact of Covid-19.”

Sophia will support the membership and government affairs teams and strengthen Chamber member engagement and the organization’s business advocacy and policy work. She previously served as Deputy Director of the State Workforce Development Board, where she led policy development and stakeholder engagement efforts to grow and advance Vermont’s workforce. Born and raised in Vermont, Sophia graduated from the University of Vermont in 2017 with a degree in political science.
 
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About the Vermont Chamber of Commerce
The largest statewide, private, not-for-profit business organization, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce represents every sector of the state’s business community. Its mission is to create an economic climate conducive to business growth and the preservation of the Vermont quality of life.
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