Chamber names membership and marketing director

Leif Johnson has joined the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce as membership and marketing director.

Johnson succeeds Shawna Greiger, who has joined Advertising Strategies, a Grand Junction marketing firm.

Johnson brings to his duties experience as marketing director for Alida’s Fruits in Palisade and executive director of the Palisade Chamber of Commerce. He also operated his own marketing firm that served clients in Colorado and Utah.

“Leif will be a great addition to our chamber team,” said Diane Schwenke, president and chief executive officer of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce. “His previous experience in chamber work combined with his marketing and sales abilities are a dynamite combination that will serve chamber members well in the future.”

The chamber operates offices at 360 Grand Ave. For more information, call 242-3214 or visit the Web site located at