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Clermont Chamber Appoints Director of Government Affairs

Union Township, Clermont County Ohio (November 30, 2020) – The Clermont Chamber of Commerce has appointed Andrew McAfee as its first Director of Government Affairs, effective January 4, 2021. McAfee brings a wealth of government and political experience and expertise to the Clermont Chamber.

Andrew will spearhead the effort to build meaningful relationships with government officials and represent Chamber members’ interests in local and state government. He will also chair the Clermont Chambers’ Government Affairs Committee and will play an integral role in the Chamber’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts and with Young Professionals of Clermont. 

“It is our pleasure to welcome Andrew to the team. He has built a career out of advocating for good government and is the perfect person to support us in our mission to make Clermont County the preferred place to locate, operate and grow a thriving business,” said Chamber President and CEO, Joy Lytle.

Before joining the Chamber, Andrew worked in and around Clermont County politics and government for 15 years. Most recently, he worked for Congressman Brad Wenstrup as a Field Representative and Communications Assistant, as well as managing the Congressman’s re-election campaigns in 2018 and 2020.

Adopted as a baby from Honduras, Andrew is a longtime resident of Clermont County and a graduate of Glen Este High School and the University of Cincinnati. He is currently working towards a Masters in Public Administration at Eastern Kentucky University.

Andrew is looking forward to working alongside President and CEO Joy Lytle, the Chamber staff and Board of Directors to help make a positive impact at the Clermont Chamber and in the community.


Founded in 1969, the Clermont Chamber of Commerce is an association of nearly 700 businesses working together to make the Clermont County area the preferred place to locate, operate and grow a successful company. The Chamber’s key initiatives are member/investor benefits, leadership development, government advocacy, business education and economic growth. Find us at The President of the Clermont Chamber of Commerce is Joy Lytle, and the Chairman of the Board is Stewart Greenlee, CenterBank.

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