U.S. Chamber of Commerce Appoints South Carolina Chamber CEO to Committee of 100

October 22, 2008

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of Otis Rawl, president and chief executive officer of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, to the Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 (CCC100).   

“The Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 is one of the most prestigious appointments in the chamber community,” said Bill Miller, senior vice president of Political Affairs and Federation Relations at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “This selection reflects our commitment to naming diverse, high-profile leaders to serve on this important committee.”  

The CCC100 is comprised of the country’s leading chamber chief staff executives. These experienced leaders provide advice to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, enhance Chamber lobbying and coalition work, recommend programming and strengthen outreach to the business and chamber community. 

The group includes a diverse combination of men and women from throughout the United States representing chambers of all sizes. Additional members of the Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 can be found at www.uschamber.com/chambers/ccc

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing more than three million businesses and organizations of every size, sector and region. www.uschamber.com  

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s first state chamber Accredited with Distinction by the U.S. Chamber, is the state’s largest statewide broad-based business and industry trade association representing more than 6,500 member companies and more than 600,000 member employees, with 90 percent of membership comprised of small businesses. As the unified voice for business and industry, the Chamber is a catalyst for increasing per capita income and enhancing the state’s global competitiveness in order to improve the quality of life for all South Carolinians.