York County Regional Chamber of Commerce names new President and CEO

Posted April 30, 2021 3:51 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News, News

The York County Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced that Dean Faile will be the Chamber’s new President and CEO. Faile was a small business owner in Rock Hill for 17 years and began his chamber career by serving as the Senior Vice President of the York County Regional Chamber from 2004 to 2007. He has led the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce since then. Under his leadership the Lancaster County Chamber saw an increase in their budget by more than 200%. He also led community efforts such as the $199 million school bond referendum, three capital sales tax referendums and two Sunday alcohol sales referendums. One of his proudest accomplishments during his tenure with the Lancaster Chamber was forging a partnership with the Lancaster County School District to begin the Lancaster County Youth Leadership Program for high school students. Chair of the search committee, Mike Geddings, said they  received more than 80 applicants from more than 20 different states and Dean Faile was the ‘ideal choice.’ Faile will succeed Rob Youngblood, who retired in January of this year. Youngblood had been with the chamber for almost 19 years.