Stan M. Harrell is senior vice president and chief financial officer at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Harrell built and leads a team of professionals who work in partnership with about 30 internal operating groups to increase member value and deliver financial growth by focusing on results, innovation, and efficiency.
He engages with 24 external boards and 3 independent audit committees and oversees internal and external communications on financial matters, including the publicly available annual tax returns. In addition, he tailors communications to evolving needs and manages net asset and program growth, increasing credit capacity from $10 million to $80 million. Under Harrell’s tenure, Chamber revenues have increased from $60 million to $250 million.
Before joining the Chamber in 1998, he was vice president of Finance and Information Technology at the American Trucking Associations in Alexandria, Virginia, for 10 years. He began his professional career as an auditor in Big 8 public accounting in Houston, Texas, after receiving his undergraduate degree in accounting.
Harrell serves as chief financial officer and treasurer of each of the Chamber-affiliated organizations. He is also on the board of Global Impact.
He received his MBA from Georgetown University, maintains his CPA license, and graduated with honors from the University of Southern Mississippi. Harrell and his wife live in Arlington, Virginia, and have two adult children.