PALM DESERT (CNS) – Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce Chief
Executive Officer Randy Florence announced his retirement today.
“It has been an honor to run the Palm Desert Area Chamber over this
past year,” said Florence, who took on the role in June 2021. “It is such a
historical organization in a historical city.”
Florence, who was a career mortgage banker before his time leading the
Chamber, said he will be focusing on spending more time with his family, on
his health and seeing new things.
“Time to get on the ‘current’ of this river of life, and (spend) less
time trying to control the direction,” he said, noting that he’s proud of
the chamber’s accomplishments this past year as the organization has been
reinvigorated and supplied many post-pandemic benefits to the business
Erin M. Sullivan, the Chair of the Board — on behalf of the Chamber’s
board members — said, “Randy’s dedication and investment to our local
business community is a true testament to his care and passion of our valley…
We wish him well in his retirement.”
The Chamber’s announcement about Florence’s retirement did not
disclose a specific timeline or name a successor.
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