COLUMBIA, SC – June 5, 2012 – Tish Anderson, associate vice presidentof programs and events at the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, hasbeen named the 2012 Association Executive of the Year by the SouthCarolina Society of Association Executives (SCSAE). Over her more than13 years with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the state’slargest broad-based business association, Anderson has consistentlydemonstrated strong leadership and a dedication to excellence.
The South Carolina Society of Association Executives established anAssociation Executive of the Year Award in 1985. The award recognizesthe most outstanding association manager based on leadership,management, communications and administrative skills exhibited on behalfof his or her association.
“I have worked alongside Tish Anderson for many years, and it is nosurprise that she has been honored by her peers as the AssociationExecutive of the Year. Tish’s commitment to excellence, professionalgrowth and her strong leadership skills have helped the Chamber grow,and we are very proud of her honor,” said Otis Rawl, president and CEOof the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.
About the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s first statechamber Accredited with Distinction by the U.S. Chamber, is SouthCarolina’s largest statewide broad-based business and industry tradeassociation representing more than 18,000 businesses and more thanone million employees, with 90 percent of membership comprised of smallbusinesses. As the unified voice for business and industry, the Chamberis a catalyst for increasing prosperity and enhancing the state’sglobal competitiveness in order to improve the quality of life for allSouth Carolinians.