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(North Central, MA) – The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Jeff Ardis to its professional staff as Membership Services & Business Development Manager.

In this position, Mr. Ardis will be responsible for managing the Chamber’s membership services.  His mission will be to raise the Chamber’s visibility and educate businesses in the region about the Chamber’s service offerings, promoting the benefits of membership and ensuring that current members enjoy maximum value for their investment.

“We are excited to have Jeff join our team and help lead our member relations efforts,” said Roy M. Nascimento, President & CEO. “His experience will be a tremendous resource for our members and a great help in our work to advance the North Central Massachusetts economy.”

Ardis brings to the Chamber a broad background in sales, marketing, and business development from his time with the LEGO Company, the government trade agencies of Australia and Northern Ireland, the Connecticut Small Business Development Center (SBDC), and most recently the global logistics firm DHL Express. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from American University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Georgia State University.

His early goals will be to continue the success of the October campaign that welcomed more than 100 new members; build relationships with key players in the business community and local government; and find the best ways to help members grow their businesses through the Chamber’s resources. He will also help coordinate the Chamber’s insurance services.

Existing members or businesses interested in learning more about the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce can reach Ardis at (978) 353-7600 ext. 234 or via email at