In a press release dated September 8, 2017, the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce board of directors announced that they had reached a mutual separation agreement with its president and chief executive officer, Larry Johnson, effective immediately.
“Johnson has been invaluable to the chamber over the last eight years and his contributions are immeasurable,” the statement reads. “The board is grateful for his leadership of the chamber and wishes him great success in his future endeavors.
“[A] Member of the board of directors will oversee daily operations of the chamber in the interim during the search for a successor.”
The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce has spent more than five decades serving and advocating for business throughout the Superstition Mountain region and count more than 450 businesses as members. The chamber also plays host to the Arizona Office of Tourism designated visitor center, in partnership with the city of Apache Junction, drawing more than 30,000 visitors annually and receiving thousands of phone calls from all parts of the globe.