As the new leader of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, Kaylin Risvold returns home. A Naperville native, Risvold brings a strong media and leadership background to the role of President & CEO of Naperville’s five-star chamber.
Asking Questions and Leadership
After graduating from the University of Missouri with degrees in Journalism and Political Science she worked in journalism in Missouri, South Carolina and Oregon. Risvold believes her journalism training will be a strong asset for her new role, as it taught her to look at all sides of an issue and ask questions.
Risvold then turned her talents to another passion of hers in non-profit organizations and the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter, where she was the Director of Media Strategy.
North Central College
Risvold also acquired a Master of Leadership Studies Degree from North Central College.
Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce
Since 1913, the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce has been working to further the interests and opportunities for local businesses. In an effort to promote a pro-business environment, the Chamber works to influence national, state and local legislation which directly impacts the business community.
Kaylin Risvold follows in the footsteps of the Chamber’s first female President & CEO, Nicki Anderson.