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Meet the Chairman & President

Welcome to the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce website and our community, one of the best places in Florida to live, raise a family and grow a business.

The Gulf Breeze Chamber was established in 1988 to advocate for and support the prosperity of Gulf Breeze and area businesses. Our community is truly blessed to have world class leaders, business owners, educators and citizens who share in this responsibility.

As the 2020 Chamber Chairman of the Board, I am honored to work alongside our dedicated Board who all share the same vision of business growth and quality of life. We continue to partner with local government and other organizations to pursue improvements in the overall quality of life for the city, county, and region, particularly in the areas of education, healthcare, tourism, economic development, community development, and workforce development.

If you are not a member of the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber, please join us today. We are always creating new networking and promotional opportunities to help our member businesses succeed and grow. We host great events like Taste of Gulf Breeze, the Fairways to Freedom Golf Tournament and the Gulf Breeze Holiday Parade that allow our members to gain visibility and the community to come together. We also support collaborative efforts with the other local Chambers that provide additional opportunities for our members to initiate or build business relationships. The Chamber office staff is available to anyone who seeks information regarding our community. Your membership will benefit your business and the community.

Our community is an excellent place to do business and an excellent community in which to live. As the Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman, I want to encourage you to become active in the community and in our Chamber of Commerce. Please review our Facebook page and our website for opportunities where you can help make a positive difference in our community.

To our current Chamber members, thank you for your continued support. For those of you considering relocating your business or opening a new business in the Gulf Breeze area, you will find that becoming a Chamber member is of great value to you. Gulf Breeze is thriving, join us as we continue to grow.

Thank you for the opportunity to be of service to you.

Sincerely,

Jodi Bell
2020 Chairman of the Board
Gulf Breeze Area Chamber

Jodi Bell

Whether you are an inquisitive tourist, new or long-time resident, future or current business owner or potential Chamber member, I am glad you visited our site. If you don't find what you need, please call us at (850) 932-7888 or email me at ceo@gulfbreezechamber.com.

The mission of the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber is to develop an attractive business environment that provides opportunity for economic growth while improving the quality of life and enhancing the standard of living in the entire Gulf Breeze area.

Our core values are shameless local and regional promotion and excellent customer service. We are the best cheerleader of Gulf Breeze businesses, community, and our amazing physical location. We are proud to be an integral part of Gulf Breeze, the Pensacola Bay area, and Santa Rosa County. There are many resources here that, I believe, can encourage almost anyone's interests and passions.

Please consider stopping by our office at 409 Gulf Breeze Parkway within the City limits. We have free maps and many free brochures, magazines, and newspapers.

If you are looking to establish a business in Gulf Breeze, we would be honored to help you find a home here. Current business owners, I believe that being a Gulf Breeze Area Chamber member is an excellent marketing investment. Please give us a chance to share our programs with you.

Again, thank you for visiting our site and for your interest in Gulf Breeze. I hope we can make you part of the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber family.

Yours,

Kristen Rhodes, IOM, FCCP
President/CEO
Gulf Breeze Area Chamber

Kristen Rhodes