CEO – Grapevine Chamber of Commerce
RaDonna Hessel currently serves as CEO of the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce, a position held since June of 2008. She has served in five different communities around the state of Texas since 1990. RaDonna completed the Institute for Organizational Management at SMU and the Oklahoma University, graduating in 1997 and received her CCE (Certified Chamber Executive) designation in 2013. The Grapevine Chamber received the designation as a Five Star Accredited Chamber by the US Chamber in 2015.
Professionally RaDonna is currently serving on the Executive Board of the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executive’s Association (TCCE), and is the 2017 Chairman of the oldest State Chamber organization in the United States. RaDonna was selected to the board of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) in 2015. She was the 2008 President the North Texas Chamber of Commerce Executive’s Association. She served on the Board for the Texas Association of Businesses as an Officer in 2016. She also served on the Interview Committee and the Search Committee for TAB in 2017. RaDonna serves on the Grapevine Colleyville ISD Education Foundation and on the Board of the Northeast Leadership Forum.
RaDonna also finds time to serve her community, including as President of the Grapevine Rotary Club in 2011 – 2012 and she was the 2005-2006 Centennial President of the Grand Prairie Rotary Club and was a leader in the construction of the Grand Prairie Veterans’ Memorial.