The Board of Directors of the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce (GVCC) has announced that Emily Falappino will be joining the GCVCC team as their president and CEO. Chairperson of the Board, Jeff Levine said, “The Board of Directors of the GCVCC cannot express enough how excited we are to have Ms. Falappino join our team. Emily brings experience, professionalism and an energy that will shine bright within the business community of the Coachella Valley. Emily’s outstanding leadership ability, creativity and desire to lead the GCVCC forward is an asset to our members and the community.”
Falappino is a Riverside County local who most recently led the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce as its President & CEO. Falappino’s tenure at the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce was marked by significant accomplishments including her role as an influential leader through COVID-19.
Falappino has a Master of Business Administration degree from California State University, San Bernardino and has extensive experience with economic development, business development, visionary leadership, and joint-task projects. Falappino will be joining the GCVCC in July.