Chief Executive Officer Andrew Cripps, has more than 15 years of experience in chamber of commerce leadership. Cripps’' experience includes tenures as chief executive of chambers of commerce in his hometown of Wildwood, N.J., in central Florida, and most recently, in Isle of Wight County, Va.
He received the State of New Jersey's “Tourism Excellence Award” in 2006 for creating the Wildwood’s Fabulous '50s Weekend, a music festival that attracts thousands of classic Rock and Roll fans each fall. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Public Relations and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Institute for Organization Management.