Richard Hartnett

richard hartnett
Associate Manager, Communications and Strategy

Richard joined the communications and strategy team in 2021 having previously worked in the United States Senate for four years. He is a native of Sioux City, Iowa, and holds a bachelors of political sciences from Iowa State University.

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The Urban Grape Wins 2021 ‘Dream Big’ Small Business of the Year

Urban Grape’s innovative business strategy, rapid growth, and commitment to community development stood out among this year’s nominees.

Customer Care Center Brings Opportunity to South Side Chicago

Discover is creating a 100,000+ square foot customer care center that will provide nearly 1,000 full-time jobs for the community.

Supporting Local Chambers Means Supporting Local Businesses

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Businesses Struggle to Find and Keep Workers Amid Record-High Job Openings

Manufacturing and healthcare businesses find solutions in Chamber’s innovative talent pipeline programs.