RUTLAND—Christopher C. Shaddock Jr. has been named the Director of Business Development for the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce.
Shaddock comes with over 40 years of experience in service, sales and marketing in the health and fitness industry along with a decade of sales leadership in resort development including the Killington Grand Hotel project and the Okemo Mountain, Jackson Gore Inn and Golf expansion.
Shaddock is enthusiastic about joining the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce and carrying on its 118 year history of serving our business community.
“I am excited about the future of the Rutland Region,” Shaddock said. “I believe opportunities are on the rise and growing. I am pleased to be to contributing to our team’s efforts in showcasing our region, growing our workforce and enhancing the business community for the overall economic health of the area. I’ve hit the ground running and I’m inspired to meet the current and soon-to-be new Chamber members in the near future.”
Chris Shaddock lives in Mendon with his wife, Lisa Scarborough Shaddock, their youngest son, Blair and their four-legged companion, Comet. Their eldest son Lema also lives in Mendon with his wife and two children. Shaddock’s life is centered around his family while his passion is coaching health, physical education and recreation. Ultimately he loves helping people fulfill their dreams, he said.
The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization whose purpose is the promotion of member businesses through marketing, networking and advocacy. It is committed to maintaining the viability of existing businesses while attracting new businesses, as well as being a long-term advocate for the maintenance and continuous improvements of the infrastructure and efficiency of utilities and transportation, including roads, rail and air. The chamber is committed to promoting tourism to our region and improving the visibility of hospitality and tourism-related businesses. Located at 50 Merchants Row in Rutland, the Chamber can be reached at 773-2747.