NOVEMBER 8, 2017 | St. Petersburg, FL – Early Wednesday the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce named Matt Lettelleir as the new Advocacy Manager for the organization. A St. Petersburg native, Lettelleir has been involved in local and national politics on both sides of the aisle for the better part of the last decade. A graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, he brings a unique perspective to the Chamber’s advocacy program.
“I am excited to welcome Matt to the Chamber team. His obvious love for St. Pete and the overwhelming amount of support he has received from across the political spectrum makes him the ideal candidate to lead our Advocacy program going forward”, said Chamber President and CEO, Chris Steinocher. “You can expect the Chamber to expand our advocacy efforts exponentially in the months and years to come.”
The Advocacy Manager is charged with tracking all legislative issues, on the city, county, state and national level, which may impact the Chamber’s members and/or the city of St. Petersburg’s economic growth and vitality.
“I am honored to join the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and work to improve and expand the Chamber’s advocacy program”, said Lettelleir. “I join President Steinocher and the Chamber Board in envisioning an even brighter future for the City of St. Petersburg as we finish out the first quarter of the 21st century.”
About the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®
The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®, originally founded in 1899, now serves over 1,300 member businesses and organizations. Continually identifying ways to create and enhance opportunities to do business in St. Petersburg, the Chamber works to improve the local economic climate and to build a thriving business environment. The Chamber represents perspectives of local business in St. Petersburg, providing and fostering leadership on important business and community issues. Information is available at stpete.com.