Camber Outdoors announced that they hired Tiffany Smith as CEO. Most recently, she was the chief development officer for the organization. Smith steps into the new role effective immediately.

Smith has over 15 years of strategic leadership experience working for nonprofits and for-profit businesses. In her most recent role as chief development officer for Camber, Smith managed partnership, marketing and fundraising. Before that, she held leadership positions with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Girl Scouts and the Urban League.

“Tiffany joined the organization with a proven track record of impact and continued the trend of success within the first year at Camber,” said Reggie Miller, co-president of Camber’s Board of Directors and vice president, global chief DEI Officer of McDonald’s. “She established a partner experience which has increased partner engagement by 60 percent, increased partner retention rate, diversified funding streams, recruited and managed leaders, and enhanced communication strategies. Tiffany was poised for this promotion with her undeniable impact within our organization and within the Outdoor Recreation Economy. Tiffany is a seasoned leader whose vision, energy and sense of purpose will drive systemic change in building more inclusive, diverse and equitable workplaces.”

Smith will execute Camber’s strategic plan, which includes five key priorities in the next three to five years: amplifying the narrative of Camber’s mission; catering to Camber’s partners with new programming and initiatives; assessing the group’s core needs through Camber Survey System; creating a more diverse pipeline of professional talent in the Outdoor Recreation industries; and continuing to find ways to strengthen Camber as an organization.

“This is a critical time for Camber, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have Tiffany step into the CEO position to continue to grow and build meaningful partnerships, programs and a successful, diverse Camber team,” said Michelle Wardian, co-president, Camber Board of Directors and chief strategy officer, Youngone America. “Tiffany will continue to lift underrepresented groups and gender equity in the industry, and she also will be able to maintain the measurable, impactful results initiated by former Camber Co-CEOs Renita Smith and Emily Newman.”

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