Lindsay Keisler

Lindsay Keisler, IOM, CCE, is the President & CEO of The Chamber of Catawba County.

School Performance Grading Model Reform Needed

Recently, you might have come across the 2022-2023 school grades published by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and featured in the Hickory Daily Record. These grades assign a letter grade to each school in North Carolina referred to as the School Performance Grade (SPG). The grading system, established by the General Assembly in …

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Advocacy at Work

To continue to further lean in as the lead advocate for business regarding local, state and federal policy issues impacting business in Catawba County, in 2021, we hired Brian Francis, Founder of Lumin Strategies, as our Advocacy Director.  Francis has more than 20 years of experience in communications and public affairs, previous serving as Public …

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