Candice Lawrence promoted at State Chamber, will also lead AEDCE

by Talk Business & Politics staff ([email protected]) 486 views 

Candice Lawrence, the communications and marketing director for the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Arkansas, has been promoted to two new roles.

Lawrence, who joined the chamber in 2021, has been promoted to Vice-president of programs and partnerships.

She will also be the executive director of the Arkansas Economic Developers & Chamber Executives (AEDCE) effective September 1, 2022.

Lawrence joined the State Chamber/AIA in October 2021 where she has guided the strategy of the State Chamber/AIA’s communications and marketing efforts. She is a graduate of both Leadership Arkansas Class XVI and Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXXV.

In 2020, she was appointed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson to serve on the Arkansas Workforce Development Board and is also a member of Junior Achievement of Arkansas’ Central Board of Directors.

An Arkansas native, Lawrence received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Arkansas.