The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau announced the appointment of Delese Garrett to the CVB staff and Carol Stone to the Chamber staff.
Garrett has been named a program assistant and will be responsible for working with historic sites, coordinating tours, promoting Liberty County and assisting with various LCCVB projects.
“We are very excited to bring Delese on board at the CVB,” said Leah Poole, who is CEO of both the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau.
“Delese’s drive to learn and determination to promote her hometown, gives me confidence that she will handle her position well. The knowledge she gained from her previous jobs will benefit the CVB, where she’ll be able to expand on her skills,” Poole said.
Garrett, a Liberty County native, is finishing up her degree in Human Services from Columbia College. She is a mother to three boys. Recently medically discharged from the Army, Garrett moved back to Liberty County.
“I’m super excited to start this position with the CVB,” said Garrett. “I had no idea that Liberty County has so much to offer, and I look forward to helping the CVB promote Liberty County.”
Stone has joined the Chamber staff as the operations coordinator.
She is responsible for assisting the CEO, maintaining and updating various files, as well as coordinating general operations such as financial, office and vendor-related activities.
“We are happy to have someone join our team with Carol’s experience. She brings a wealth of professional history with her, as well as a bright and cheery disposition,” Poole said.
Stone is from Sylvania, Georgia and through years spent as a military spouse, gained a background in program management while serving at different military installations. Her husband retired in Liberty County, and their family have been residents of the area for more than five years.
“I am very excited to work with the remarkable staff at the Chamber/CVB and all of our wonderful members. I look forward to starting this new chapter in my professional career,” said Stone.
Established in 1976, the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to support new and existing business, trade and industry within Liberty County, while increasing the cultural, civic, educational and overall quality of life of its citizens.
The Chamber and its’ 500 members are committed to enhancing the local business climate and maintaining a high quality of life in the community