Understanding ‘In Extremis Leadership’ from A Local and Global Leader

When Col. Timothy LaBarge speaks, people listen. And they listen closely. Such was the case at this morning’s (March 10) Chamber membership breakfast where about 175 fortunate individuals heard Col. LaBarge’s thoughts on how to be a leader under pressure – “In Extremis Leadership.” As the keynote speaker for the Chamber’s Leadership breakfasts for each […]

Orange County Chamber Opposes Governor’s Proposal to Increase Minimum Wage

While supporting “reasonable wage boosts,” the Orange County Chamber of Commerce “strongly opposes” Governor Cuomo’s proposal to increase the minimum wage from $9 to $15. The Chamber Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved a resolution to that effect at a meeting yesterday. The position was taken after a survey of Chamber members revealed that 52% of […]