Daniel Jackson Named GACCE 2020 Legacy Award Recipient

Daniel Jackson received the GACCE Legacy award July 9 at the 2020 GACCE Executive Leadership Conference

Daniel Jackson, President & CEO of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, was presented with GACCE’s top award today – the GACCE Legacy Award.  The announcement was made at the 2020 GACCE Executive Leadership Conference held at the Jekyll Island Club Resort in Jekyll Island, GA.  

For more than twenty years, the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) has presented the Legacy Award.  The association’s most prestigious award, it recognizes long-term executives who have excelled over a period of years in leading and innovatively building their chamber.  The award is based on the demonstration of excellence in areas of chamber leadership, organizational management, service to the profession, community reputation/involvement, and personal attributes.

Daniel has worked with Carroll Tomorrow for over 19 years and has served as the President & CEO for the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce for 14+ years.  Daniel’s previous experience includes 26 years in the men’s retail clothing industry as VP and partner in the popular men’s store, the Squire Shop, and 3 years with the Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative. During his retail career, Daniel served in many merchant leadership roles including five years as charter president of the Carrollton Mainstreet Program.

Daniel was nominated by the Chamber’s Chairman of the Board, Kirby Butler, and his GACCE peer Tommy Jennings with the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce.  Quotes from their nomination applications include:

“He has a passion for community service that comes from a deep commitment of faith, community pride, and sincerest devotion.”

“He commits himself to excellence in any endeavor he undertakes, and he strives to be the epitome of a servant leader by doing the lion’s share of work when leading his Chamber team.”

“He is recognized by leaders throughout the west Georgia area for his principled, collaborative and forward-thinking style.”

We congratulate Daniel on receiving this award and are proud to have him representing the Chamber of Commerce profession in Georgia.

GACCE is the professional society of chamber of commerce executives and staff in the state of Georgia.  The mission of GACCE is to educate, engage, and empower chamber professionals.  

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