Charleston Metro Chamber's Kelly Killeen-Haupt Recognized with the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives's Lifetime Achievement Award

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, ACCE, has awarded Kelly Killeen-Haupt of the Charleston Metro Chamber with its Bronze Level Dana Ketterling Lifetime Sales Achievement Award, which recognizes Kelly for 500 sales or $175,000 in sales.

“Kelly has been a tremendous asset to the Chamber team and has consistently been a leader in new sales,” said Justin Lee, Associate Vice President of Membership for the Charleston Metro Chamber. “Congratulations to Kelly for the remarkable work she has done and the well-deserved recognition by our national association.”

Kelly has been with the Charleston Metro Chamber since March of 2018 as Director of Membership Engagement. In her role, she works to build relationships with current members and introduces new members to the Chamber’s advocacy, talent and leadership work. “My passion is building relationships to be a connector and resource for members,” said Kelly.

She is currently enrolled in the Chamber’s Leadership Discovery program and serves on the Membership Committee and Ambassador Committee for the Harbour Club at WestEdge.

“Kelly’s dedication to presenting our Chamber to prospective business members is always thoughtful, well-researched and investor worthy. It is why Kelly is so successful at what she does,” said Bryan Derreberry, Chamber President and CEO. “Our team is extremely proud of Kelly and grateful to her for working daily to build one of the best Chamber memberships in the nation!”

The Dana Ketterling Lifetime Sales Achievement Award, ACCE’s career recognition program for sales professionals, is presented in memory of Dana Ketterling, ACCE’s resource development officer, who was a gifted membership professional and champion of chambers of commerce and the communities they serve.

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