Initiated in 1992 to encourage chamber executives to continually upgrade and expand their skills through continuing education, and encourage chamber boards of directors to recognize chamber professionals and provide funding for training for their executives. Recipients of the accreditation are honored at the annual conferences. Must be updated every five years.
The following currently hold an ACE Designation: Nathan Ahle, ACE - Tulare County EDC CA **Laurel Brent-Bumb, ACE - El Dorado County CA ***Lorraine Clarno, ACE - Kalispell, MT Patrick Ellis, ACE - Murrieta/Wildomar CA *Anne Glasscock, ACE - Kaufman TX Jeremy Harris, ACE - Long Beach CA ****Nancy Hoffman Vanyek, ACE - San Fernando Valley CA ***Lisa Krueger, ACE - Lake Havasu City AZ **Jill Lagan, ACE - Boulder City NV **Nancy Lindholm, ACE - Oxnard CA *Glenn Morris, ACE - Santa Maria Valley CA **Deanna Palm, ACE - Hillsboro OR **Tom Pierson, ACE - Tacoma WA Chris Romer, ACE - Vail Valley CO ***Janet Steele, ACE - Albany OR **Marnie Uhl, ACE - Prescott Valley AZ Jessica Welch, ACE - Irvine CA Gail Zurek, ACE - Visalia CA
* Received 5-year re-accreditation ** Received 10-year re-accreditation *** Received 15-year re-accreditation **** Received 20-year re-accreditation