Greater Heights chamber names Dee Farino interim president

Dee Farino
Dee Farino will be the interim president of the Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce. (Courtesy Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce)

Dee Farino will be the interim president of the Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce. (Courtesy Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce)

Four months after the departure of its president, the Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce has named board member Dee Farino its interim leader.

The chamber's chairman of the board Teresa Nicolas-Briggs announced the decision Sept. 4.


Farino has been involved with the chamber since 2005, became a member of the board of directors in 2006 and has served as chairman of the board, among other roles.

"Dee’s Chamber knowledge was essential in the Board’s decision and we are confident that her experiences will help us through these uncertain times and lead us to a new tomorrow," Nicolas-Briggs wrote in the announcement.

Previous President Louis Gill stepped down in May after almost six months in the role. In late August, the chamber also saw staff member Jill Johnston leave for a new position and Larry Plasek step down to retire.
By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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