Instructor Bios

Shane Moody, CCE, IOM
President and CEO
Destin Area Chamber

Shane Moody, CCE, IOM Shane A. Moody, CCE, IOM, is the President and CEO of the Destin Area Chamber of Commerce in Destin, Florida. He assumed his role there January 5, 2004. He has 18 years experience as a chamber of commerce professional.

Before Destin, Moody was the president and CEO of the Clayton County (GA) Chamber of Commerce, a position to which he was promoted in January 2002. He went there in December of 1999 as Vice President of Membership Development.

Previously, he was the Manager of Marketing, Small Business, and Government Affairs at the Laurens County (SC) Chamber of Commerce from May 1997 until December 1999. In February 1999, he was named the top membership executive in North and South Carolina by the Association of Membership Executives of the Carolinas, earning their Award for Excellence. He also served as an account executive for the Greenville (SC) Chamber of Commerce where he began his chamber career in 1993. He has also served on the faculty of the Management Center of Greenville Technical College in Greenville, SC, teaching "How to Start a Small Business" and "How to Manage a Small Business."

In August 2005, the Destin Area Chamber was named the nation's top mid-sized chamber, receiving the Award for Excellence from the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. This is the second chamber under his guidance to earn the highest achievement in the chamber profession

He earned his IOM designation when he graduated the US Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management at the University of Georgia in 2003.

In August 2007, he earned his professional certification, Certified Chamber Executive, from the American Chamber of Commerce Executives, the highest individual designation in the chamber profession. He completed the Ford Foundation Regional Sustainable Development Fellowship through ACCE in July 2009. He also serves on the Committee of 100 for the US Chamber of Commerce.

He currently serves on the board of the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals and the executive committee as chairman; the Florida Chamber of Commerce Federation Advisory Board and Board of Governors; the Quality of Life Caucus for the Florida Chamber Foundation; and the Board of Regents for the Winter Institute for the US Chamber of Commerce as well as a faculty member for the US Chamber's Institute program.

Leadership / Managing Staff / Managing Volunteers / Sales Training / Non-Profit Management