The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomes Katie Rose Hargreaves West as the organization’s new Director of Membership Outreach.
Hargreaves West joins the effort to protect and advance Missouri business by advocating for pro-business legislation and policy in the State Capitol. She will work with the Missouri Chamber membership team to retain members and create an onboarding process to familiarize investors with the Missouri Chamber’s programs and services. In addition she will be in charge of member recognition and special events for the Missouri Chamber.
“We are grateful and excited to have Katie Rose on board with the membership staff,” said Dan Mehan, president and CEO of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “Katie Rose brings a great deal of experience with membership retention and investor relations. She will strengthen our membership team to increase our capabilities as the largest business organization in the state.”
Most recently, Hargreaves West served as Director of Statewide Outreach for the North Carolina Chamber working on retention and conferences. Her other experience includes serving as a legislative correspondent for the United States Congress in Washington D.C., and political fundraising. Hargreaves West also has business experience in the private sector.
Hargreaves West earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from The University of Kansas. She is originally from the Kansas City area and will reside in Kansas City.
The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the largest business association in Missouri. Together with the Missouri Chamber Federation, the Missouri Chamber represents more than 40,000 employers.