From The Ground Up: Feat. Wendy Dant Chesser of One Southern Indiana

Wendy Dant ChesserWendy Dant Chesser is president and chief executive officer of One Southern Indiana, the chamber of commerce and economic development agency for Clark and Floyd counties in Indiana.

Prior to joining One Southern Indiana, Wendy was president of Cornerstone Alliance, an economic development organization in Benton Harbor, Michigan.  At the time, the Cornerstone chamber had 700 members and Wendy oversaw a $3.3 million annual budget and led a staff of 15.

Wendy has also worked in various aspects of economic and rural development for more than seven years with the state of Indiana. Wendy spent the last year of her government career as deputy executive director for program operations of the Indiana Department of Commerce.

Wendy is a member of the Economic Development Leadership group and Engage Alumni Network. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Indiana University Southeast.