Gary Salamido

Gary J. Salamido is the president and CEO of the NC Chamber and president of the NC Chamber Foundation. With decades of experience and a proven track record representing North Carolina business interests at the N.C. General Assembly, Salamido led the Chamber’s lobbying, advocacy and political efforts before being named its chief operating officer and acting president in 2018, then president and CEO in 2019. His leadership in advancing policy at the NC Chamber has helped propel the state to the top of a number of best-in-business rankings. He resides in Raleigh, N.C. with his wife, Lisa.

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