Former chamber CEO earns national honor

From Hickory Daily Record Staff Reports

G. Daniel “Danny” Hearn, former president/CEO of the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, received the Life Member Award from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

ACCE is an Alexandria, Va.-based membership association that represents nearly 10,000 professionals who work for and with more than 1,300 chambers of commerce around the world.

The Life Member Award recognizes those with stellar careers in chamber leadership. Hearn was honored at the 2018 ACCE Annual Convention in Des Moines, Iowa.