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Gallup Chamber of Commerce

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Chapter One: 1:45 – Chamber Works Closely Native American Community 

Chapter Two: 6:17 – Pawn Shops More of a Banking Business   

Chapter Three: 9:34 – Route 66 Big Business for Gallup

Chapter Four: Native American Culture Driving Force in Gallup

Chapter Five: Surrounding Population Base Good for New Business

Bill Lee of the Gallup McKinley Chamber of Commerce.

Route 66: Business Avenue

The Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce strives to be the driving force for positive influence and action for business and leadership. Our success and goals are achieved by building on Commerce – Collaboration – Community. The Gallup McKinley Chamber works at being the driving force for positive influence and action in business and leadership for Gallup-McKinley County.

Bill Lee was born in New Mexico and raised on green chile Bill Lee is the President/C.E.O. for the Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce. Bill is a 2012 graduate of the “Institute for Organization Management” and has served on their Board of Regents and as a faculty member, primarily teaching leadership development. Bill is a Certified Clifton StrengthsFinder executive and personal coach.  He is a Past Chair of the New Mexico Chamber Executives Association and was recently re-elected to their board.  He is the Past President of the Tourism Association of New Mexico (now the New Mexico Hospitality Association) and was nominated as Tourism Professional of the year in 2018 for the state of New Mexico.  Bill served as County Commissioner for District 3 in McKinley County from 2016-2020. He was recently recognized as a “Regional Champion” by the Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments and, as one of the “Top 22 C.E.O.s” in 2013 by Albuquerque Business First. Bill was appointed by Governor Susana Martinez, and unanimously confirmed by the New Mexico State Senate to serve on the New Mexico State Fair Commission from 2014-2018. He also runs his own small business, offering Hot Air Balloon rides and flies the New Mexico True hot air balloon for the state tourism department. Bill is married, has two grown daughters and three wonderful grandchildren.

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