Burton Becomes Head of Topsail Chamber
The Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce hired KAREN WILLIAMS BURTON as its new executive director.
The Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce serves businesses from Scotts Hill to Sneads Ferry, including Topsail Beach, Surf City, Holly Ridge, and Hampstead.
Burton, a longtime resident of Pender County, joins the chamber after a decades-long career in education.
She served Pender County Schools for nearly twenty-seven years until retiring from public education. She also worked with a private school as the director of curriculum/instruction and later as the director of advancement.
Burton has served on the Burgaw Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors and is currently vice-chair of the Pender County Tourism Development Authority board.
“I look forward to working with the Topsail Chamber’s board of directors and Kay Phelps, the finance coordinator,” Burton says. “Together we can bring educational and networking opportunities to our businesses in the greater Topsail area.”
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