The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce has announced Robert Goltz as the organization’s new president and CEO. In this role, Goltz will direct all business, programs, projects and events of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce and its Foundation to promote the growth of businesses and the community.
“I am thrilled to take on the important role of president and CEO of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce,” said Robert Goltz. “Having served as an executive for several chambers since 1999, I am proud of my track record in facilitating growth and increasing financial stability for the organizations I’ve led. I look forward to engraining myself in the community and collaborating with the board of directors, volunteers and members of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce in empowering businesses, professionals and the community as a whole.”
Over the past 25 years, Goltz held various positions within chambers in Michigan, New Jersey and Florida. Most recently, Goltz served as the executive vice president of the Greater Key West Chamber of Commerce and president/CEO of the Miramar, Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce. In 2018, he received the Executive of the Year Award from the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals.
“Robert came highly recommended by respected peers across the Chamber of Commerce industry, and his extensive background in chamber leadership is incredibly impressive,” said Jay Johnson, chair of the board of directors for the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce. “We know his expertise will be vital in continuing the momentum of our chamber as we strive to deliver significant value to our members.”
Johnson will continue to serve as the Chamber’s interim president and CEO until Goltz’s official start date of Dec. 18, 2023.
About the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce:
Serving Lee County and surrounding areas since 1989, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a business organization that provides solutions and serves as a catalyst for growing the economy. The Chamber represents nearly 750 professionals and businesses throughout Southwest Florida, empowering, connecting and uniting members through meaningful networking, educational and community- and business-focused programs and events. For additional information regarding membership opportunities or events, please call 239-332-2930 or visit www.fortmyers.org. For the latest news and updates, follow the Chamber on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gfmcc.