Sugar Land – Juliette Nessmith, Director of Programs at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce has recently been named Vice President. Juliette has over seven years of experience with the Fort Bend Chamber. “Juliette has always served as a mentor to our new staff members and provides tremendous support to the entire team,” says Keri Schmidt, President & CEO, “through Juliette’s hard work, loyalty and dedication, she has earned the title Vice President.” She is also a graduate of the Fort Bend Leadership Forum Class of 2015 and 2018 graduate of the Excellence for Nonprofit Leadership. Prior to joining the Chamber, Juliette was with the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce. Juliette received her BA in Business Administration and Management from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2011.
The United States Chamber of Commerce has awarded the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. With 7,077 chambers in the United States, 207 of these are accredited with only 82 receiving a 5-Star designation. The Fort Bend Chamber serves its membership with the belief that a positive business climate is a key to the quality of life of our community. The Fort Bend Chamber has diligently fulfilled its mission to serve as the advocate for business excellence in Fort Bend County. By creating, enhancing, and promoting the thriving economic environment in which we work and live. Whether it’s through the Education Division, Infrastructure Planning, Government Relations, Community Resources, Business and Professional Development, Economic Development, Healthcare, and Member Services we bring value to our business community.