A view of La Antorcha de la Amistad, located in the traffic rotary of Losoya, Commerce, Market and Alamo streets in downtown San Antonio, one if the busiest spots for tourism. Photo courtesy of the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau.
A view of the Torch of Friendship, located in the traffic rotary of Losoya, Commerce, Market and Alamo Streets in downtown San Antonio. Photo courtesy of the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce named Julie Ring as its new vice president of image and communications. Ring will responsible for telling the Chamber’s story and furthering its identity as the largest pro-business organization in South Texas.

Julie Ring
Julie Ring

“I love San Antonio, and as a long-time member of the business community, I am thrilled to be part of this team, leading the communications efforts of such a dynamic organization,” Ring stated in a press release.

Ring has 20 years of experience with high-growth companies that have allowed her to fine-tune her expertise in strategy development, plan execution, and branding. She previously served as vice president of marketing for Carenet Healthcare Services where she focused on building a strong marketing team and increasing company awareness through branding and public relations efforts. Prior to Carenet, Ring was vice president of marketing for SWBC, Corporate Marketing and Communication Director for the Argonaut Group, and Property and Casualty Insurance Marketing Director for USAA.

“We are very excited to bring Julie on board. She has a lot of broad, corporate experience that will be of immense value to the Chamber in furthering our mission to propel business success,” said Chamber President and CEO Richard Perez.

As a mother of three, Ring serves an active role in various organizations for children; she sits on the board of the Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA), Kinetic Kids, and the Magik Theatre.

Her first day at the Chamber will be Monday, May 4.

*Featured/top image: A view of the Torch of Friendship, located in the traffic rotary of Losoya, Commerce, Market and Alamo Streets in downtown San Antonio. Photo courtesy of the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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