The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Jennifer Sugarman as its President and Chief Executive Officer.

Jennifer-Sugarman-headshot-photo-2015Sugarman, who has been the Director of the Chamber’s Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) for the past 15 months, previously worked for the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast for four years. Sugarman holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia.

“Jennifer’s enthusiasm, proficiency, and comprehensive approach to problem solving while loving the community she lives in will bring solid progression and strength to the Chamber,” said Jeanna Merrifield, Chair, Board of Directors, Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce. “These traits will be positive for our Chamber, which will only elevate our community. I look forward to supporting Jennifer in her new role as CEO.”

Sugarman will assume the role of CEO immediately; however, she will continue to manage the Chamber’s CVB until her replacement is announced.

“I am thrilled to have been selected for this prestigious position within the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce,” said Sugarman, incoming President & CEO of the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce. “The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber is a pillar in our community with wide-ranging reach and influence. I look forward to continuing our chamber’s momentum and building upon its legacy with our talented staff and dedicated volunteers.”


About the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce was established in 1968 as a voice for Brevard’s business community and serves Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Patrick Air Force Base, Port St. John, Rockledge, Suntree, Palm Shores, Viera and Brevard County.