Janet Knauff serves as the Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director of the DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce & Orange City Alliance. Knauff has been involved in the chamber since 2018 serving first as an Ambassador before joining the staff as Membership & Marketing Director, which earned her the “Game Changer” award in 2019, and then a promotion to Executive Director in March 2020. Prior to the Chamber, her experience included retail management, entrepreneurship, marketing and sales, non-profit management, purchasing and procurement for county government, and several years of chamber of commerce experience. She currently serves on the board of directors for MainStreet DeLand Association and Team Volusia Economic Development Corporation. Knauff is also a Certified Business Coach with an expert designation.