The Harrisburg Regional Chamber Board of Directors and the Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC) Board of Directors announced their 2016 Board Chairs. Deborah Suder will serve as Chair, Harrisburg Regional Chamber Board of Directors and Jewel Cooper will serve as Chair, CREDC Board of Directors for 2016.
Deborah Suder is currently the Senior Principal of Government Relations for Buchanan Ingersoll Rooney P.C. Prior to joining Buchanan in 1993, she served as assistant vice president of government affairs for the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers and also was the associate director of governmental affairs for the Pennsylvania Retailers Association for two years. In addition to being selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, Deborah was named a 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” for her work in the Harrisburg Government Relations Practice by Best Lawyers.
Jewel Cooper joined BB&T with the Susquehanna Bank merger in November 2015. She is a Senior Vice President responsible for new business development efforts in the Capital Region. Prior to joining BB&T, she was a Senior Vice President with Susquehanna in a similar capacity. She started her banking career with Fulton Bank and was with Fulton for 18 years. She has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Fore more info on Suder and Cooper, as well as a complete list of officers, visit HarrisburgRegionalChamber.org