The Rome Floyd Chamber has selected Thomas Kislat to serve as the liaison for membership and will work to help grow small businesses, says Jeanne Krueger, president and chief executive officer of the chamber.
Kislat has served as Sales Director for Convention Travel and Special Events at the Forum River Center and Rome’s Greater Convention & Visitors Bureau, since January 2016. His new title at the Rome Floyd Chamber will be Director of Membership and Entrepreneurial Development and he starts April 21.
“Thomas has a wealth of experience and we are excited to welcome him as a staff member,” said Krueger. “He has been involved with the Chamber as a member for many years, and understands the Chamber’s importance in the business community.”
Kislat is a graduate of Leipzig University in Germany with a bachelor’s degree in American Studies and Marketing. Kislat’s background includes global online marketing and graphic design for international retailers, as well as hospitality, event and sales management with a Fortune 500 recreational company in Atlanta and Germany.
Kislat moved to Rome with his wife, Shannon, and son Theo in 2013 from Freiburg, Germany.