VAN WERT, Ohio An employee of the Van Wert Area Chamber of Commerce has been named its new president and chief executive officer.
Kate Gribble has been director of operations for the chamber for the last year.
She also serves as manager of the Van Wert Area Safety Council and chairman of leadership and professional development for the Emerging Professionals of Van Wert.
Ms. Gribble replaces Jodie Perry, who was chosen to be president of the chamber of commerce in Greene, N.Y., near Rochester.
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