The head of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce will retire Dec. 31. Photo by Nicholas Cappello/Unsplash
New Castle County Chamber of Commerc President Bob Chadwick will retire at the end of the year.’
Chadwick, who has been working with the chamber since 2006, said he will be 64 this year and is expecting his first grandchild
“I am eager to spend more time with family and more time pursuing my other passions which include music and travel,” he said in a chamber newsletter.
Chadwick said it had been an honor and a privilege to work with the chamber. He started out as a contractor, then became director of the Economic Development Council, vice president for Business and Economic Development, executive vice president, acting president and finally president in 2018.
He will assist the Chamber’s Executive Committee in recruiting a new president and assuring a smooth and effective transition.
“In the meantime, you will continue to see a vibrant, relevant and active chamber,” he said. We will continue to lean in on serving our members each and every day and maintaining strong and effective government affairs and economic development programs.”
Chadwick praised the “amazing staff at the chamber as well as a strong and engaged board of directors.
“While I will be departing at the end of the year, you can rest assured that the New Castle County Chamber will continue to be one of the most impactful business organizations in Delaware,” he said.