DeKalb Chamber of Commerce President Katerina Taylor Receives 2015 Connector Award
DECATUR, Ga., – Sept. 24, 2015 – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Katerina Taylor was recognized with the 2015 Connector Award from ProNetworker for her impact of connecting businesses through networking.
Four other women were also honored at the ProNetworker Summit: Women in Networking event on September 16 at the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta.
“The ProNetworker Summit was created to aid businesses across metro Atlanta connect through meaningful and profitable platforms,” said Corey Moore, CEO of ProNetworker. “It was an honor for our group to recognize Katerina Taylor for her accomplishments. She exemplifies our mission to connect people through networking.”
As the first female president of DeKalb Chamber, Katerina has used her networking skills to nurture existing relationships with corporate companies and small businesses to better address the needs of the business community.
“I am honored to have received this award,” said Katerina Taylor. “DeKalb Chamber relies on relationships in order to continue to understand and advocate for the business community. This award is a small piece of validation that the work we’re doing at the Chamber is making a difference.”
Under her leadership, DeKalb Chamber has grown the number of monthly memberships, increased the number of participants at program by 35 percent, and is ahead of budget by 40 percent over 2014. DeKalb Chamber has also reestablished its committees to connect business and community leaders and engage them to play a role in shaping DeKalb’s future.
For more information on Katerina Taylor or the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, please visit www.dekalbchamber.org.
ABOUT DEKALB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization with the mission to support, promote and sustain business development in DeKalb County. With 77 years of service in the community, DeKalb Chamber focuses on four critical areas including education, workforce and economic development, public policy, and business member services. We are the primary resource for businesses in DeKalb County. For more information on DeKalb Chamber, please visit their website at www.dekalbchamber.org or call 404-378-8000.