October 04, 2018


WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed five new executives to its Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 (CCC100). These experienced leaders advise the U.S. Chamber’s board of directors, enhance lobbying and coalition work, recommend programming, and strengthen outreach to the business and chamber communities.

“The outstanding caliber of the members who make up our CCC100 makes it one of the most prestigious appointments in the chamber of commerce executive profession,” said Sara Armstrong, vice president of Political Affairs and Federation Relations for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “These five new members embody our continued commitment to naming diverse, effective leaders to serve on this important committee.”

New members:

  • Alan Cobb, President and CEO, Kansas Chamber of Commerce
  • Eddie McBride, President and CEO, Lubbock Chamber of Commerce
  • Vincent Orange, President and CEO, DC Chamber of Commerce
  • Bryan Starr, President and CEO, Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce
  • Katerina Taylor, President and CEO, DeKalb Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.