Cathy Chambers

"I feel privileged to live in such a beautiful place, where I can play a role in growing the economy. My favorite part of the job is showcasing our region to newcomers and introducing them to all the great people and adventures Jacksonville has to offer."

Cathy Chambers is senior vice president of strategy & business development focused on growing the region’s financial services industry. Cathy has helped recruit more than 13,000 jobs to Jacksonville, including projects with Deutsche Bank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Fidelity National Financial, Macquarie Group, EY, Fidelity Investments and Adecco. She also oversees the Partnership’s strategic planning, marketing and research initiatives and coordinates partner activities for the seven-county Northeast Florida region.

Recently named a Woman of Influence by Jacksonville Business Journal and one of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers by Consultant Connect, Cathy has more than 20 years of experience working for chambers of commerce, regional economic development organizations and city government. She was also recently selected as a Woman of Influence by the Jacksonville Business Journal.

Cathy serves on several state and local boards, including her role as immediate past chair of the Florida Economic Development Council. Cathy holds a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration from Miami University (OH) and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Xavier University. She loves to travel, go to the beach, read and spend time with her two boys.


Financial Services

Alma Mater

Miami University & Xavier University

Favorite Landmark or Attraction

Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park

Favorite Movie

Dead Poets Society

Favorite Restaurant


Cathy Chambers

SVP, Strategy & Business Development

(904) 366-6667

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