The Radford Chamber of Commerce has narrowed its search for a new director to two final candidates and hopes to have a new director in place by Jan. 14.

New Radford Chamber of Commerce president, Onassis Burress, says the Chamber is in a great growth position as it completes its search for new executive director.

Chamber President Onassis Burress said Thursday more than two dozen people applied for the job.

“We began with a robust 27 applicants ranging from local candidates to as far away as Arizona,” Burress said. “We have narrowed down our search to two final candidates. Our goal is to have our new Executive Director in place by January 14.”

Former Chamber Director Lisa Davis resigned from her position in December after five years on the job. Davis said Thursday she felt it was time to move on but hopes she has left the organization in a good position.

“When I started at…

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