August 11, 2016
By Mickey Powell
MARTINSVILLE – The president of the local chamber of commerce has earned a major credential within her profession.
Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce President Amanda Witt recently completed the Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and now is entitled to use the letters “IOM” after her name.
In a news release, Raymond P. Towle, the U.S. Chamber’s vice president who oversees the IOM, said graduates of the institute are recognized nationwide as leaders within their profession.
“These individuals have the knowledge, skills and dedication necessary to achieve professional and organizational success in the dynamic association and chamber industries,” Towles said.
The IOM bills itself as “the premier nonprofit professional development program for association and chamber professionals, fostering individual growth through interactive learning and networking opportunities.”
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