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Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce



About Us

The Kearney Chamber of Commerce is a five-star accredited chamber with the US Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the U.S. Chamber's Accreditation Program is to facilitate continuing excellence in the chamber industry and to foster a pro-business environment across America. By earning Accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Kearney Chamber shows its dedication to:

- Reviewing, improving, and promoting strong business practices

- Recognizing leadership and outstanding contributions to the community

- Supporting the principles of free enterprise and promoting pro-growth policies at the federal, state, and local levels

- Establishing best practices and staying in step with industry changes

Local businesses are voluntarily paying members of the Kearney Area Chamber. There are currently 860+ members of the chamber, making it the third-largest chamber by membership in the state of Nebraska. Members include businesses and individuals.

The Board of Directors sets policy for and guides the working of, the chamber. The Board then hires a President/CEO, who hires an appropriate and affordable number of staff to run the organization. To learn more about Chamber Membership visit our Member page for more information.

Rep/Contact Info

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Derek Rusher
President & CEO

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