Union Township, Clermont County Ohio (November 1, 2022) – Austin Heller has been hired as the new Director of Membership Development for the Clermont Chamber of Commerce.
Austin will oversee the Chamber’s efforts to recruit new members to the organization, as well as retain existing members. He will also be tasked with creating and implementing new programs that are beneficial to members, such as business development opportunities, networking events, and education programs.
“We are very excited to welcome Austin on board as our newest team member to take our Chamber membership to the next level. His strong work ethic and communication skills have already proven exceptional, and we are excited to introduce him to the Chamber business community,” said Chamber President and CEO, Joy Lytle.
Before joining the Chamber, Austin was a Distiller at New Riff Distillery in Newport, Kentucky. Prior to that role, he served 10 years with the Kentucky Army National Guard, with three years active duty in Texas and one combat tour to Iraq, and later worked in Congressman Brad Wenstrup’s Cincinnati office as the Military and Veteran’s Liaison. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Austin has lived in many different Cincinnati neighborhoods, but purchased his first home in Union Township two years ago where he currently lives with his wife and three children. He is a graduate of Dixie Heights High School and Arizona State University.
Austin 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. The President of the Clermont Chamber of Commerce is Joy Lytle, and the Chairman of the Board is Eric Hunziker, American Modern Insurance Group.