NORTHFIELD, MINN. (September 23, 2014) ‒ The Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors announced today that it has named Todd Bornhauser as its executive director. Bornhauser has nearly 15 years of chamber leadership experience and is a long-time Northfield resident. He will assume his role on October 1.

Bornhauser’s résumé boasts of a successful tenure in the hospitality industry, including time as president at the Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau. During his time at the helm, Bornhauser helped to double the Lakeville Chamber’s membership base to more than 430 members and increased the operating budget to $335,000.

Chamber President Beth Ayotte Naumann said, “We’re thrilled to have Todd on board. His passion for Northfield and experience in both the chamber and tourism environment will provide the stewardship necessary to ensure our success in the months and years ahead. Todd will provide exactly the type of leadership and guidance the Chamber needs.”

The public is invited to welcome Todd into his new role at a Chamber After Hours event on Thursday, October 9, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Froggy Bottoms Lily PADio.

For more information, please see the Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce website: www.northfieldchamber.com. Businesses and individuals interested in joining the Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce are invited to call 507.645.5604.

Yet another award for Northfield! The list keeps on growing! Way to go Northfield!!




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