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Brainerd Lakes Chamber names Kilian CEO


The Brainerd Lakes Chamber announces the selection of Matt Kilian as its new CEO upon recommendation from its CEO Search Committee and unanimous approval by its board of directors.

Lisa Paxton, who has served as the Chamber’s CEO for more than 18 years, announced her resignation in July, effective this December.

The Pequot Lakes and Crosslake chambers are part of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber.


Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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