Nancy Morrissey, Executive Director
Nancy Morrissey advanced to serve as the Chamber Executive Director for the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce in 2012. Nancy came to the Chamber in 1993 as Administrative Assistant, advanced to Chamber Administrator and has 20 years of experience working with Fairfield Area Chamber members, committees and volunteers.
“I am excited over my new role as Executive Director at the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce. I am very passionate about the Chamber and believe fully in the capacity to market, promote and enhance the business climate in the region. Working closely with the Board of Directors, there is tremendous potential for the Chamber, the Board and the staff I lead, to carry out our mission to expand our membership base, enhance our programs and services and take a fresh look at existing and new events, to make sure they meet, or exceed, the expectations of our members,” said Morrissey.
“As Executive Director I’m excited to take the next step in steering the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce now, in 2013 and beyond,” said Nancy Morrissey. “This is an opportunity to be part of a long standing tradition of local business excellence, as well as to help drive the progress of the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce, in our steadily changing business environment.”
Nancy has been appointed by the Fairfield Mayor to the City Beautification Commission and is a volunteer with Fairfield's RSVP program.
Nancy and her husband John who is the Fairfield City Attorney and has his own law practice have been married for 17 years and have six children; Shawn, Kelly, Daniel, Amy, Katherine and James.
Lori Knox, Administrative Assistant
Lori Knox joined the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce staff in March 2009 as Administrative Assistant. Lori is responsible for making a quality first impression on those visiting or calling the Chamber. She serves as an information resource and conducts duties necessary for successful day-to-day operations of the Chamber. This includes newcomer and new member packets and assisting with the many Chamber sponsored events and activities.
Lori, originally from North Branch, Michigan moved to Iowa in 2004, along with her husband Paul and son Jesse. Lori and her family feel very blessed to have moved to such a friendly community.