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Palm Beach North Chamber Welcomes Two New Hires

The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the hire of two new team members: Joseph Garcia, Membership Development Manager and Alexis Lockhart, Communications Coordinator.  

Joseph Garcia is a graduate of Florida State University with a dual degree in marketing (B.S.) and multinational business operations (B.A.) His 10+ years of experience in the hospitality, cruise line and travel industries cultivated a portfolio that includes renowned brands such as:  The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau and Discover The Palm Beaches. In his new role as Membership Development Manager, Joseph will proactively manage and oversee a range of business relationships with members of the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce.

Today, Joseph volunteers on several membership organizations including the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council (PBCHRC), Compass Community Center, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, FSU Pride Alumni Network, and the Human Rights Campaign. In addition, he is a graduate of the 2021 South Florida Fair “Beyond the Fair” Young Professionals Program and serves as the Chair of the Charitable Foundation for PBCHRC. 

Alexis Lockhart is a graduate of Florida A&M University with a B.S. in Public Relations. Lockhart has worked in fashion communications around the world, and most recently in the nonprofit sector as Communications Director for Faith’s Place Center for Arts Education. In her new role as Communications Coordinator, Lockhart will be working closely with the Marketing Director to implement communications objectives as well as assist with events, including spearheading the Chamber’s “Business After Hours” mixers.

Lockhart has served as an acting liaison between city officials, strategists, news reporters and small business owners to ensure partnerships, and secure resources for her clients. Lockhart currently serves as the Riviera Beach Housing Authority Commissioner, appointed by Mayor Ronnie L. Felder in May 2020.

“Joseph and Alexis are excellent additions to our team here at the Chamber,” said Noel Martinez, President and CEO for the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce. “We’re excited to see them apply their experience and extensive community involvement to help continue grow our organization.

About Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce: The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest and most active business organizations in Southeast Florida. Serving businesses in the ten (10) municipalities that make up Palm Beach North, the Chamber fosters a partnership of private, public, educational and civic organizations working together to ensure Palm Beach North is Florida’s “Prosperity Coast”. The Chamber’s four strategic imperatives are: A Prosperous Economy, High Quality of Life for all residents, a Smart and Connected Region, and Regional Leadership. For more information visit: www.pbnchamber.com.

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