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Cherie Nelson, Executive Director


Cherie has lived in New Albany since 1996 with her son Conner and husband Jim, a Delta Air Line Captain and former Navy pilot. She is co-founder and past-president of the New Albany Women’s Network; has served on many area boards and committees including the New Albany Community Foundation; the Columbus Metropolitan Celebration of Learning Committee; and the New Albany Chamber Human Resources Council. Prior positions include Marketing Director for New Albany Realty and Business Development Manager for Kelly Services. Cherie holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University.  Contact Cherie




Sarah Arnett, Office Manager

Sarah Arnett

The work of the chamber is performed by volunteers from the business community, and Sarah Arnett supports them. Sarah began her career at the Columbus Chamber of Commerce, managing events, promoting the organization and continued in economic development functions. Her change management acumen and partnership perspective supports the New Albany Chamber’s transformative agenda, while her small business experience executing details and standardizing efficient practices for small teams, serves the chamber’s in-house needs. Her undergraduate degree is from Northwestern University and her MBA is from The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business. Contact Sarah