The Currituck Chamber of Commerce Board of the Directors have named Amy Alcocer, Executive Director of the College of The Albemarle Foundation, to an Ex-Officio seat of the Board of Directors.
Amy Alcocer has worked in higher education since 2014 serving as the Special Assistant to the Chancellor, Interim Admissions Director and Director of Community Relations for Elizabeth City State University as well as Special Assistant to the Provost at Norfolk State University. Alcocer started at College of The Albemarle (COA) in 2017 as the Public Information Officer and currently serves as the Executive Director of the Foundation and Development for the college overseeing three departments the Foundation, Marketing, and the Performing Arts Center and just launched the COA Alumni Association in 2019.
She brings years of experience working with nonprofits as the Membership and Events Director of the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce and as the Event and Development Coordinator for the Old Baldy Foundation. Prior to her higher education and nonprofit experience, she was an insurance agent for five years in Moyock, North Carolina with Nationwide and Bankers Insurance and worked in publication sales for a combined three years at Direct Publication and The Daily Advance. As a committed professional with extensive experience in a diverse array of vocations, Alcocer has spent countless hours volunteering and working within the community.
She resides in Camden County with her husband of fifteen years Josh and children Juliette and Xander. Alcocer has a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Elizabeth City State University, an Associates in Arts from Alpena Community College and is due to graduate with her MBA this fall 2020 from Fayetteville State University.
She is a member of the Elizabeth City Morning Rotary Group and served on the board of the Food Bank of the Albemarle in 2018, the Intercounty Public Transportation Authority Board in 2016, and on the Arts of the Albemarle Board where she was one of the first members of the Center Society of Young Professionals in 2015.
Please join us in welcoming Amy Alcocer as one of our newest board members.