The Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce recently announced two promotions which were effective Jan. 1.


Nancy Lee McNew has been promoted to director of the Chamber. She also serves as director of the Chamber’s Leadership Pine Bluff program and obtained her professional community and economic developer certification in October 2016. McNew was hired in October 2013 as event coordinator, according to a news release.


Mandy Owens has been named the event coordinator of the Chamber. Owens also now serves as director of the Chamber’s Junior Leadership Pine Bluff program and is the communication specialist for the Chamber. She was hired in February 2012 as receptionist for the Chamber and the Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County.