George Book Jr. / President and CEO of the West Shore Chamber of Commerce
George grew up in South Central PA just outside of Chambersburg. He attended Messiah College and graduated with an undergraduate degree in Psychology. Following graduation, he went to work for a financial institution and was there for 15 years before becoming the President and CEO for the West Shore Chamber of Commerce in 2012. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic Leadership from Messiah College.
George currently serves on the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation Board as a Community Liaison; as a member of the Community Advisory Board of Harrisburg Academy; as a member of the HSEMS Central Advisory Committee; on the Board of Directors for Leadership Cumberland; as a member of the Capital Region Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors; and as a member of the Alumni Council of Messiah College.
He has been married for 21 years to his wife Abby. They live in Boiling Springs and have a daughter and 2 sons, age 16.
Nathan Imboden / Questmont
George Book, Jr. / West Chamber of Commerce