The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the state’s largest business association, has announced the addition of Ken Thrasher to the membership staff.
In this position, Thrasher will bring new members to the Missouri Chamber; help retain current members and work to encourage members to become more involved in Missouri Chamber activities. Thrasher will make presentations to companies and organizations and help communicate the Missouri Chamber’s issues and positions. He will also help cross market the Missouri Chamber’s other products and services.
Prior to joining the Missouri Chamber, Thrasher served as CEO of the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield and national trainer with NFIB.
“Thrasher has an established history of successfully working with executive leaders of large organizations and small business entrepreneurs, as well as staff and citizens to identify areas of potential involvement to ultimately improve their businesses,” said Missouri Chamber President and CEO Dan Mehan, said.
Thrasher holds a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and a minor in history from Missouri State University, Springfield. He resides in Nixa with his wife and two daughters.
The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry (www.mochamber.com) was founded in 1923 and is the largest business association in Missouri, representing almost 3,000 employers providing more than 425,000 jobs for Missourians.