Adams named new chamber director
The Osceola/South Mississippi County Chamber of Commerce recently announced the promotion of Sheri Adams to the position of executive director. She has served as the organization’s executive assistant since 2017 and is optimistic to transition into this new role.
Though the current circumstances around the COVID-19 pandemic have been a challenge to local businesses, Adams is encouraged by the innovation that has been demonstrated and looks forward to continuing to serve chamber members and the community through this crisis and beyond.
Through years of her family’s history of business ownership, Adams understands what it means to be an entrepreneur and small business owner. Prior to joining the chamber, Adams spent over a decade with First Presbyterian Church and Christian School before building a strong career in the insurance industry with Citizens Fidelity Insurance, then went on to manage her own agency. She takes great pride in helping other recognize their dreams and strengthening their established businesses.
“During my time at the chamber, I’ve had the opportunity to work with some truly wonderful people who are dedicated to our community,” said Adams. “I look forward to carrying those relationship into this new capacity, as well as developing relationships with existing and future businesses and citizens. I’m excited, the chamber has a very diverse, active board, I have no doubt, going forward we will continue our vision to serve, growing our community even stronger by working together?”
Adams is a lifelong resident of Mississippi County and a graduate of Osceola High School. She and her husband Edward Adams, Jr., have three sons and a daughter-in-law, Silas and wife Tara, Ethan and fiancee Bailee and Elijah.
If anyone has questions or if Adams can be of assistant to anyone or their business, contact the chamber office at 870-563-2281.