Nancy Keefer was hired as the CEO of the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce after a national search for the position. She began her leadership role on October 14, 2013.
Locally, Keefer is a member of the Daytona Beach Rotary Club and serves on the Team Volusia Board of Directors, the Daytona Beach Economic Development Advisory Board, Bethune Cookman’s Advisory Board to the School of Business and is an active member of the Checkered Flag Club for Daytona International Speedway. Statewide, she represents the chambers of commerce from across the State on the Florida Chamber Board and Is Chair of the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals. Nationally, she serves on the Executive Board and Board of Directors for the American Chamber of Commerce Executives.
In August of 2006, Keefer received her Certified Chamber Executive designation from the American Chamber of Commerce, making her one of only 5% of Chamber Executives in the Nation to receive this designation.
Prior to returning to Florida as a Chamber Executive, Nancy Keefer served as the President & CEO of the Chester County Chamber (PA) from 2008-2013. Prior to that, she was President & CEO of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce (FL) for 12 years. Nancy is originally from Upstate NY in the Finger Lakes Region.
Keefer holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. She resides in Port Orange with her husband Chris and dog Mic.