State Representative Daniel Davis has been appointed the new President and CEO of Jax Chamber. The 40-year-old Davis has been Executive Director of the Northeast Florida Builders Association since 2006.
Davis says he wants to do more to help local businesses expand and create more jobs in Northeast Florida.
Davis joined the state legislature in 2010. He replaced Jennifer Carroll when she left her seat to run for Lt. Governor.
It's yet to be determined if he will step down from the legislature once he takes over at the Chamber.
Chamber Chair Greg Smith that will be dicussed at a later date to determine what would be best path to follow. Smith says Davis' exceptional management skills and knowledge of local and state issues makes him an ideal Chamber President.
Davis will officially take over July 1st. The Chamber's downtown office is currently being renovated - those renovations are expected to be complete by July 4th.