— Though nearly 50 applicants expressed interest in the vacant
position of executive director for the Cedarburg Chamber of
Commerce, it is an internal candidate who will take over the role
“I have really enjoyed my time working with the Cedarburg Chamber
and all the people involved,” said Maggie Dobson, who has served as
the Chamber’s programs coordinator since June 2016. “I have a
passion for Cedarburg and its business community and look
forward to helping support those businesses.”
Dobson started her formal relationship with the Cedarburg Chamber as
a member of the board of directors in 2011, a role she served in
until June 2016 when she became employed by the Chamber. Prior to
her time at the chamber, Dobson worked for Conley Media in
advertising sales for over 11 years.
“Maggie has built relationships in the community that we, as a board
of directors, are excited to see grow in her new role as chamber
director,” said Hank Beyer, Chamber board president.
In her current role as programs coordinator, Dobson is responsible
for sponsorship fundraising, surpassing her fundraising goal in
She was also instrumental in working with Milwaukee-based CityTins
to create a Cedarburg version of the promotion. She also created and
implemented the Chamber’s successful Miniature Golf Outing.
She is the current board president of Festivals of Cedarburg Inc.
and is the co-chair of the Cedarburg Christmas Committee. She also
serves as a member of the Cedarburg Junior Woman’s Club.
“I think Cedarburg is in a great place going into 2019,” said Dobson
as she looked forward to her Jan. 3 start date as executive
director. “We are excited to continue with strong programs and
events that help showcase Cedarburg as a great community to live in
and visit. I also look forward to reconnecting with our members to
see what they feel could enhance their membership benefits and make
joining the Cedarburg Chamber one of the first things businesses
here want to do.”
The Cedarburg Chamber Board of Directors received 48 applications
for the chamber director position, held five phone interviews and
three in-person interviews for the position.