Director, Talent & Policy
Amanda Byers returned to the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce as Director, Talent & Policy after serving as the president & CEO of the Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce for 4 years. Previously, she’d worked for the DACC for 12 years as a program manager.
In her current role, Byers oversees the chamber’s overall workforce attraction, development and retention strategies, safety programming, and economic development and workforce research. Amanda maintains partnerships with partner organizations in the areas of business & economic development, education, and workplace safety oversight. She also maintains relationships with key government agency personnel and elected officials in order to effectively advocate for public policy issues that positively affect chamber member businesses.
Byers and her team also manage the chamber’s Soin Award for Innovation Committee, the Research Advisory Council, the WinSupply “Spirit of America” Award selection committee and the selection committee for Business Leaders United (BLU) statewide workforce policy group.
In her volunteer efforts, Amanda serves as a Board member for the Dayton Regional Stem School, a Board Member for The National Conference for Community & Justice of Greater Dayton (NCCJ), co-chairs the Beavercreek Forward Foundation, serves on the City of Beavercreek Superintendent Advisory Council and is a member of the Rotary Club of Dayton.