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Two Return to NKY Chamber of Commerce Roles

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce announced this week that two former employees are now back with the organizations.

Leisa Mulcahy was named vice president of workforce at the Chamber while Jeremy Schrand was named director of marketing and communications. Both previously served in other roles at the Chamber before taking jobs elsewhere.

“We’re excited to have Leisa back at the Chamber,” said Brent Cooper, president & CEO of the Northern Kentucky Chamber. “Through her previous work at the Chamber, and her established relationships with key workforce groups across the region—we feel strongly that she’s the perfect candidate to lead our workforce efforts.”

Mulcahy comes to the Chamber from Thomas More College, where she served as director of alumni engagement. Prior to that, Mulcahy worked as the executive director of the Northern Kentucky Chamber Foundation, and as the program director of Leadership Northern Kentucky (LNK).

“I am thrilled to be back at the NKY Chamber,” said Mulcahy. “As a Northern Kentucky native and lifelong resident, I’ve seen this community develop into a fantastic place to live, work, and play. I’m committed to working with my colleagues and our community to grow and establish meaningful partnerships to move the region forward and solidify our position as a great place to do business.”

In her role, Mulcahy will work to establish relationships and partnerships with regional workforce development stakeholders across northern Kentucky and greater Cincinnati to ensure effective collaboration and support of Chamber workforce initiatives, a news release said.

Mulcahy earned a bachelor’s in business administration from Thomas More College. An alumna of Leadership Northern Kentucky, Mulcahy serves on the inclusive leadership committee for LNK. She also serves on the on the American Cancer Society Strider’s Ball committee. 

Schrand also worked for Cooper at C-Forward and now joins him at the Chamber.

“We are very lucky to have Jeremy back at the Chamber,” said Cooper. “Jeremy’s extensive experience working at various organizations in multiple communication roles makes him an ideal fit for this position.”

Most recently, Schrand served as a graphic designer with Tyson Foods (formerly AdvancePierre Foods). Schrand also worked as a creative services specialist for C-Forward, and as the creative services manager for the NKY Chamber. 

“I’m very excited to return to the NKY Chamber to work for an amazing leader. I look forward to applying my skills and experience gained in the corporate world to further enhance the brand and communications of the Chamber,” said Schrand.  

In his new role, Schrand will be responsible for establishing a strategic communication plan, and initiating and overseeing its implementation across multiple platforms, a news release said. 

Schrand is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University with a degree in graphic design. He is an avid supporter of the arts and is an active patron of the Carnegie in Covington.

-Staff report