Bob Cantler to succeed Gary Mabrey as top executive at Johnson City-Jonesborough-Washington County Chamber

The Johnson City-Jonesborough-Washington County Chamber of Commerce has named its new President and Chief Executive Officer.

Businessman Bob Cantler will succeed Gary Mabrey who held the position for 31 years, arguably a great tenure by anyone’s standards in any profession. At one time decades ago, Mabrey and I worked together at the University of Tennessee’s Institute for Public Service. Cantler currently operates a freelance consulting business called Internity Development. He also has experience as Director of Sales and Marketing at the Meadowview Marriot Resort in Kingsport, Vice President and General Manager of the General Morgan Inn in Greeneville, and Corporate Sales Manager at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville.

Cantler starts his new role July 1.

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