February Monthly Meeting (MCA)
February 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Our meeting will be held at the Civic Center
A Food truck will be up to 30 minutes in advance and 30 minutes after the meeting.
Guest Speaker – President of Clay Chamber
Wendell Chindra, President
Clay County Chamber of Commerce
Wendell Chindra is passionate about building and strengthening relationships. As a solution-focused leader, he enjoys the endless opportunities available in business development. Challenges provide a chance to learn new things, and a chance to make a positive difference.
Wendell has over a decade of wealth management and sales experience, including 9 years at Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor. He also owned a mortgage company in Brooklyn, NY, which helped him understand the challenges and triumphs of entrepreneurship firsthand.
In 2018 Wendell joined the Clay County Chamber of Commerce as the Director of Operations. He was promoted to President in September 2019. Wendell has a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences with a minor in Political Science from Jacksonville University (JU). He also completed a Master in Public Policy degree at JU. His MPP thesis focused on the relationship between Jacksonville’s pension plan and all residents’ quality of life.
Wendell is active in his church as a youth leader, and also volunteers in the community with several organizations, including the Junior Achievement and COJ’s TRUE Commission. He lives in Jacksonville with his wife and 3 daughters.