WDM Chamber’s Tom Florian Honored as 2022 ACCE 40 Under 40 Recipient

WEST DES MONES, IA (TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2022) – West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce Senior Director of Membership and Strategic Marketing, Tom Florian, was named a 2022 40 Under 40 honoree by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) on Monday, November 21, 2022. The program recognizes the top emerging leaders in the chamber of commerce industry who have demonstrated success in their careers and made significant contributions in the communities they represent.

“Tom is a rising star who is devoted to helping our city, community, and region thrive,” said Katherine Harrington, President and CEO of the WDM Chamber. “He is a driven professional committed to serving our members and community while being heavily involved in a number of other non-profit and community boards and organizations.”      

Honorees were selected following a national nomination process that required nominators to provide a variety of information about each nominee and their service to the chamber and community. The list includes CEOs and staff professionals from a wide variety of roles and chamber sizes.

“I am grateful and honored to receive this recognition from the ACCE,” said Tom Florian, Senior Director of Membership and Strategic Marketing. “This award is a culmination of collaboration with my incredible team, our members, city leaders, and overall community, and I look forward to continuing to serve our region at the highest level possible.”
To learn more about the program and view all 40 honorees, visit the ACCE’s website.

About the WDM Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce is to champion all things West Des Moines by strengthening our area companies, providing personalized resources, and attracting a top workforce to position WDM as the best suburban city in America. A 2022 ACCE Chamber of the Year Finalist, the WDM Chamber produces programs and events for everyone. Learn more about the WDM Chamber and how to get involved at
About the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives
Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) is the professional society supporting the women and men who lead local, regional, statewide and international chambers of commerce and related business and economic development organizations. Our membership includes more than 1,600 business/civic organizations worldwide. We provide our members with information resources, thought leadership, education programs, original research, benchmarking, retirement security, and access to a network of peers.

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