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SHANNON FULL

The federal funding will be used to train more than 900 workers through the Ignite Initiative Regional Workforce Training System.
At the Fargo City Commission meeting Monday, Nov. 1 the Chamber laid out a preliminary vision for a move into an up to 15,000-square-foot office on the same property as the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau. The City Commission voted 4-1 to direct city employees to look into drafting a lease agreement for the use of the land.
The new platform, Ignite FMWF, will be "transformational" in connecting job seekers and employers in the metro area, the Chamber's Vice President of Workforce and Talent Mason Rademacher said.
What do Fargo-Moorhead area employers think of Amazon's arrival? Simply put, it depends who you ask, Chamber CEO Shannon Full said. “There are mixed emotions depending upon the company that you’re talking to,” she said. “The other side of this is if it is companies that have the same type of workforce, there is a significant concern about local talent erosion.”

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Chamber President and CEO Shannon Full said there’s a thirst in the business community for face-to-face networking. “Many of the companies are saying the Chamber is one of the first indicators of getting back to normal,” she said.
Businesses in the Fargo-Moorhead area plan to encourage rather than require the COVID-19 vaccine for their employees, the survey found.
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The new CEO and president of the metro area Chamber of Commerce is positive about the area's potential. ”We’re positioned to do some great things in 2021," she says.

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A months-long search has culminated in the naming of Shanon Full, the executive vice president of the Minneapolis Regional Chamber, as the new president and CEO of the local Chamber of Commerce.

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