PORT WENTWORTH, GA – Oct. 10, 2023 – The Port Wentworth Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center announces the appointment of April Cameron as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer. The Chamber serves small businesses and large corporations and is the primary tourism and economic development organization for Port Wentworth.
April began her career working in advertising and publishing in Atlanta’s Gwinnett County. Relocating to Anderson County in South Carolina, she joined the nonprofit sector in 2011, working for Meals on Wheels in community relations. Her experience in fundraising, promotional initiatives and special events led her to become Director of Strategic Markets at United Way of Anderson County. In 2018, April became the Executive Director of the Anderson Arts Center where she led operations and provided the vision for this 33,000 sq. ft. member-driven arts center with 3 galleries, 2 classrooms and a pottery studio. Her vision and leadership have ensured the development of highly talented teams and a collaborative workplace. During her years in Anderson County, April founded, published and edited a bi-monthly community magazine, Anderson Magazine, from the ground up, working closely with the local Chamber of Commerce and many community leaders and members.
“We are excited to welcome April to the Port Wentworth community,” said Board Chair, Trisha Boyett. “Her passion for developing organizations is vital as we work in partnership with the City of Port Wentworth to build a great future for residents of and visitors to our fast-growing area.”
April attended Georgia Southern University in Statesboro where she completed an undergraduate Communication Arts degree. She is a Coastal Empire native, raised in Metter, Georgia and is looking forward to reconnecting with friends and spending time with family in the area. She has a 21-year-old daughter who is studying at the University of Georgia and a 17-year-old son who is a senior in High School. She comments, “I am most excited about the growth opportunities for Port Wentworth and to serve the city and community by providing the Chamber of Commerce needed for this new era.”
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