Hobe Sound - With the departure of former Chamber CEO, Angela Hoffman, a nominating committee was appointed by the Board of Directors’ President.
They received many qualifying and outstanding resumes. Committee Chair, Scott Parsons, stated, “Among the top 3 picks, one resume stood out from the rest meeting the criteria the committee set for the standard for hiring a new CEO. Lainey Muenich was offered the position and has accepted. Lainey comes to us with an extensive background in marketing and event management. She will assume her new position with the Chamber on Monday, August 12, 2019”
A native Floridian, Lainey Muenich grew up in Hobe Sound and attended South Fork High School. Lainey enjoys boating, fishing, traveling and volunteering in the community. She lives in Palm City with her husband Matt.
Lainey graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2004 with a degree in Business Administration. During her time at Florida Atlantic University, Lainey interned at Roger Dean Stadium for the Florida Marlins and St Louis Cardinals in the marketing department. She quickly learned the ropes of marketing, sales and event management while watching both teams go to the World Series.
In 2005, she joined the National Alliance for Youth Sports, a non-profit organization that equips and empowers youth sports leaders, volunteers and parents so all children can enjoy the lifelong benefits of sports. In her time there she traveled the country conducting speaking engagements and presentations at various events and conferences.
Lainey’s career then landed her in the boat industry becoming the Marketing Manager for Venture Marine. While serving in this role she managed the marketing and sales department which included public relations strategies, brochure and newsletter design, event planning and customer service.
Most recently as the Director of Marketing & Events for Grand Slam Events, Lainey was an instrumental part of building the company from the ground up. As the face of the company, Lainey created, executed and marketed small and large scale events in Palm Beach and Martin County. In her eight years of serving in this role these annual events served as principle tools for engaging and energizing the local communities.
Lainey serves on the board of the AustinBlu Foundation and Bluewater Babes Fish for a Cure.
Please help us welcome Lainey to the Hobe Sound Chamber. After August 12th she can be reached by email at Lainey@hobesound.org, or by telephone at 772-546-4724. She is excited to begin her new position and to meet the members.