Chairman’s Council

FOCUS: The Chairman’s Council serves the North SA Chamber’s highest level of investors by delivering the pinnacle of programming, relationship cultivation, and leadership development. Here, influential business leaders conduct high-level networking with other decision-makers, and are the first to preview information, trends and initiatives planned for the local, regional and national economies as detailed by elected officials and other thought leaders. Membership in this Council is contingent upon dues investment level.

Council Chair & 2016 Chair-Elect

Chris Thiel
Chris Thiel

Chris Thiel is a Certified Management Accountant with over 25 years of financial and administrative management experience. He is responsible for the development of business policies, benefit review and management, and administrative management and provides overall direction for financial operations, risk management, contract administration, purchasing and human resources for Alterman, Inc. Thiel also serves on Alterman’s Board of Directors and is the Secretary and Treasurer. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa.

Mr. Thiel has financial management experience in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, construction, real estate and oil & gas. During his career, he has held senior leadership roles including CFO, VP of Operations, Controller and Financial Manager.

Chris is currently on the Board of Directors for the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce where he serves as the Chair-Elect and as a member of the Government Affairs Council, the Chairman’s Council and the Finance Council. In addition, he is a member of the  Employee Owned S-Corporations of America (ESCA) Board of Directors and serves as the Chair of the ESCA Programs Committee.

Chris also serves on the Associated General Contractors of America, San Antonio Chapter Board of Directors where he is currently participating as a Mentor in the Mentor/Protégé program.

GAIN insight on the local, state and national economies at the annual Economic Update, as forecasted by noted economist Dr. Ray Perryman.

LEARN first-hand from elected officials, industry experts and thought leaders about current events or initiatives at Special Programs scheduled exclusively for Chairman’s Council members throughout the year.

To join the North SA Chamber at the Chairman’s Council level or to upgrade your membership, contact:
Cristina Aldrete, VP Business Development & Government Affairs – (210) 384-7726