Tahoe Chamber Board of Directors Chair Tiffany Zabaglo announced Dec. 8 that Mike Glover will take over as CEO for the Tahoe Chamber.
Glover is a graduate of the Western Association of Chamber Executives and an accredited chamber executive, according to a Dec. 8 press release. He was previously president/CEO of the Hood River, Oregon, Chamber of Commerce as well as the chief executive at VisitBend, the destination marketing organization serving the Bend, Oregon region.
He has deep roots in the Reno-Tahoe area, having started his career at Heavenly Mountain Resort, later working for the Incline Village-Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau and two different hotel properties in the Reno area. He has a master’s degree in parks, recreation, and tourism from California State University, Sacramento.
“I am honored to have been selected to lead this active, engaged organization and work with such a dedicated board and staff,” Glover said in a statement. “I am delighted to return to my Tahoe roots. I look forward to connecting with the Chamber’s members and partners.”
Glover takes over the CEO position from Steve Teshara who remains a member of the Chamber team as its government affairs and legislative advisor.
“We’re excited to welcome Mike to our South Shore community and work with him to support our local businesses,” Zabaglo stated. “He has an impressive chamber and tourism background and comes to us from a region with many similar opportunities and challenges. We’re pleased to have his executive leadership as we take Tahoe Chamber to our next level of value and services for our members and the community we serve.”
Based in Stateline, the Tahoe Chamber represents more than 550 member businesses across Lake Tahoe’s South Shore in Nevada and California.